Bradley Lab Research Fall 09 MiniSymposium

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Jean-Claude Bradley presents a 15 minute overview of the research in his laboratory as part of the Drexel Chemistry department Fall 09 MiniSymposium on October 1, 2009. The talk is entitled: The synthesis of anti-malarial compounds using the Ugi reaction and
Collaboration using social software.

Using social networking tools a la carte for organic chemistry education: wikis, blogs, Second Life, and more

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Jean-Claude Bradley describes the use of social networking tools to teach undergraduate organic chemistry. Public free wikis can be used effectively to manage class information as well as serve as a versatile platforms to process student assignments and provide rapid feedback. Examples of using Second Life to deliver quizzes, play games and offer students an environment to create projects involving 3D molecules, spectra and posters are detailed. The continuously evolving role of blogs,...

Crowdsourcing Solubility using Open Notebook Science

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Jean-Claude Bradley presents at the American Chemical Society on August 16, 2009. The talk starts with highlighting how Open Notebook Science has been used to shed light on the recent report of using sodium hydride (NaH) as an oxidant. Next the Open Notebook Science Challenge is described, where ONS coupled to crowdsourcing is used to measure and share non-aqueous solubility data. Recent developments in using bots to contribute to the scientific process and applications to the Ugi...

NASA Open Notebook Science Talk April 09

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Jean-Claude Bradley discusses Open Notebook Science on April 15, 2009 at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. This includes recent material such as ONS logos, the ChemTiles and Spectral Games, automated backup of Google Spreadsheets and automated solubility determinations using web services called from within Google Spreadsheets.

Microblogology

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Six Science bloggers talk about why they blog, the role of blogging in science, feedback they've received, and the greatest microbiological discovery in the past decade. Bloggers featured include: John Logsdon Sex, Genes & Evolution http://www.johnlogsdon.blogspot.com Jonathan Badger T. Taxus http://ttaxus.blogspot.com Yersinia http://www.myspace.com/lenore138 Moselio Schaechter Small Things Considered http://schechter.asmblog.org Tara Smith Aetiology...