Maternal Exercise during Pregnancy Increases BDNF Levels and Cell Numbers in the Hippocampal Formation but Not in the Cerebral Cortex of Adult Rat Offspring
03 Oct 2017 | Documents | Contributor(s): Sergio Gomes Da Silva
Clinical evidence has shown that physical exercise during pregnancy may alter brain devel- opment and improve cognitive function of offspring. However, the mechanisms through which maternal exercise might promote such effects are not well understood. The present study examined levels of...
Engaging Citizen Scientists to Advance Biomedical Research
03 Oct 2017 | Workshops, Meetings, & Conferences | Contributor(s): Katrina Theisz, NIH Citizen Science Working Group
A symposium on biomedical citizen science and crowdsourcing, to excite and engage NIH staff about using citizen science and crowdsourcing to engage public participation in scientific research, was held on July 14th, 2017, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. The program...
Standing on the shoulders of giants: Why knowledge management matters for genomics and precision medicine.
30 May 2017 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrew Su, Ginger Tsueng (Contributor)
Seminar by Dr. Andrew Su, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA. October 17, 2016Dr. Su discusses the importance of knowledge management for biomedical discovery, delving into his lab's work on Gene Wiki / Wikidata (crowdsourced science) and Mark2Cure (citizen science)
Research Literature: A new entry point for biomedical citizen science
24 May 2017 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Ginger Tsueng
Biomedical literature represents one of the largest and fastest growing collections of unstructured biomedical knowledge and finding critical information buried in the literature remains a huge challenge in biomedical research. With the development of a web-based application, Mark2Cure...
Meet the Feds! at CSA 2017
16 May 2017 | Documents | Contributor(s): Katrina Theisz
Meet the Feds packet includes: Directory of Federal attendees of CSA 2017Slides from "Meet the Feds" sessionSchedule of events and presentations involving Federal participantsExtra materials from agencies
Generate! Game (EPA)
25 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Rebecca Dodder
From the website (https://www.epa.gov/air-research/hands-activities-and-other-resources-air-quality-and-climate-change-teachers):An interactive board game developed by EPA scientists called Generate! enables players to explore energy choices and the environment and gets students...
Helpful CitSci Links- handout
30 Dec 2016 | Documents | Contributor(s): Katrina Theisz
NIH Citizen Science Working Group Factsheet
08 Aug 2016 | Documents | Contributor(s): Katrina Theisz, Jennifer Couch, Elizabeth Gillanders
CitSciBio Hub Getting Started Guide
15 Jun 2016 | Documents | Contributor(s): Katrina Theisz
CITSCIBIO.ORG: GETTING STARTEDFor reporting bugs, errors, and other IT related hub issues please submit a support ticket. For other questions, utilize the Q&A feature (anyone can ask a question and anyone can answer), check out the Knowledge Base, or if all else fails contact support...
CitSciBio.org- The Biomedical Citizen Science Hub
13 May 2016 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Katrina Theisz, Jennifer Couch, Elizabeth Gillanders
Abstract:In an effort to help connect the widely dispersed practitioners and resources of biomedical citizen science, NIH have teamed up with HUBzero to build the Biomedical Citizen Science Hub, CitSciBio.org. The Hub (CitSciBio) is designed to be a collaborative virtual environment, and to be...
CitSciBio.org- The Biomedical Citizen Science Hub (poster handout)
13 May 2016 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Katrina Theisz, Elizabeth Gillanders, Jennifer Couch
Improving crowdsourcing of histopathology analysis through tutorials and user weighting
25 Apr 2016 | Documents | Contributor(s): Peter Smittenaar
Poster presented by Citizen Science team at Cancer Research UK at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) 2015.
Overview of citizen science projects at Cancer Research UK
25 Apr 2016 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Smittenaar
Top-level overview of the projects undertaken by the Citizen Science team at Cancer Research UK between 2012 and 2016.
Biomedical Citizen Science- SciTS 2015
06 Apr 2016 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Katrina Theisz, Jennifer Couch, Nih Citizen Science Working Group
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Citizen Science working group is interested investigating the utility of and furthering the incorporation of citizen science methodologies into biomedical research in a way that maintains NIH’s high level of scientific and ethical standards. The...
Building the Knowledgebase of Biology using Citizen Science
07 Jan 2016 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrew Su, Ishwar Chandramouli (Contributor)
Andrew Su discusses annotation of biomedical literature via crowdsourcing.[[Youtube(hT_pj1cB0Q8, 500, 400)]]
Humanoid robot arm
07 Jan 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): powderly, Ishwar Chandramouli (Contributor)
From the website:"The following is Instructions for assembling the first generation robot arm that I am developing for the Eyebeam Atelier AiR program as part of an animatronic self-portrait. This arm has 4 degrees-of-freedom (DOF) from the wrist to the shoulder, runs at less than 20 W and...
Addressing Societal and Scientific Challenges through Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing
07 Jan 2016 | Documents | Contributor(s): John Holdren, Ishwar Chandramouli (Contributor)
Memorandum to the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies: On September 30, 2015, Dr. John P. Holdren (Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy) issued a memo encouraging the use of citizen science and crowdsourcing across the federal government. In this memo he...
Citizen Science Association 2015 Biomed Panel Intro
21 Dec 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Jennifer Couch, Katrina Theisz (Contributor), Ishwar Chandramouli (Contributor)
Introduction to the panel: