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SXSW Open Science

March 14th, 2006 by John Wilbanks

I was fortunate enough to host a panel at SXSW Interactive this morning in Austin, TX. Panelists were Susy Struble (Sun Microsystetms, office of the CTO), Barbara Cohen (Senior Editor, Public Library of Science), Antoun Nabhan (Principal, Sagamore Bioventures) and Sri Kosuri (PhD Candidate, MIT Biological Engineering).

We had a spirited conversation about biological engineering, open publishing and the role that technology standardization can play in fostering open science. I’m hopeful that it’s just the beginning of the conversation at SXSW about open science, and that this topic doesn’t remain one that only scientists care about. It’s time to take this out to the streets, so to speak…

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