Independent scientist, evolutionary pharmacologist, aspiring rare disease drug discoverer.
My latest on the state of play in science crowdfunding in 2013 http://bit.ly/GWSNvg
A plot of goals vs donors for 115 successful science projects across four crowdfunding platforms
With 8 days left, @findAKUre has raised over $52k for the world's first patient-driven #raredisease clinical trial
Compare @findAKUre's live fundraising trajectory to @americangut's, which raised over $300,000 last winter:
The @findAKUre patient-driven Cure Black Bone Disease campaign is 40% funded! Their crowdfunding journey so far:
.@findAKUre's patient-driven clinical trial campaign (live) vs @americangut's microbiome project ($339k raised)
Here's the distribution of goals vs donors for science crowdfunding projects. Mind the gap between $25k and $250k.
Genus envy http://bit.ly/16K1cK4
Yeast de résistance http://bit.ly/10nuARX
Back off, man. I'm an independent scientist http://bit.ly/ZpZ5d9
Crowdfund a Seattle community bio lab https://www.microryza.com/projects/seattle-biohacker-space
Life scientists can crowdfund in $15,000 - $25,000 range by leveraging media buzz or angels http://bit.ly/13RpfrD
Check out my latest on @Microryza's blog: a case study of a $15,000 crowdfunding campaign http://bit.ly/13RpfrD
Thanks to everyone for making 'Postdocalypse now' my most popular post ever: bit.ly/Y5ZYm1
Here's a tray of 3D-printed "blue crystal" for delivery and distribution.
Orange circles are retweeters of my #overlyhonestmethods tweet; blue circles are RTers of another popular tweet.
According to Crowdbooster, my #overlyhonestmethods tweet is my third-most popular tweet EVER (the green point)
The first equipment purchase for @Crowd4Discovery is a @MakerBot Replicator 2. (3D meth "synthesis" underway...)
Donors in the $50-$199 range contributed the largest chunk of our goal.
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