Chemical Engineer - Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

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What’s it really like to be a chemical engineer? What does a chemical engineer do all day? Anita Kalathil shows us some of the latest chemistry projects taking place at Proctor & Gamble and what her typical day is like inside and outside the lab. Find out what it’s like to be a chemical engineer.

BindingDB: Get all data from an article

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This tutorial describes the method of retrieving a binding information from an article of interest in BindingDB.

MiniSymposium Bradley Lab 2011

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Jean-Claude Bradley presents a 15 minute summary of current research in his lab on September 29, 2011 at the Drexel University Department of Chemistry Faculty Mini-Symposium. The main project discussed is the Open Melting Point Collection done in collaboration with Andrew Lang and Antony Williams. Work by Evan Curtin is also shown, demonstrating the application of melting point and solubility in reaction design.


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Jean-Claude Bradley presents the second lecture for Chemical Information Retrieval at Drexel University for Fall 2011 on September 30, 2011. The talk covers finding chemical property data on free and commercial databases, including Reaxys, SciFinder, ChemSpider and Google. An example is shown where an incorrect melting point for diazepam on the web and Reaxys was identified by carefully reading the original article. The use of Google Apps Scripts and other web services are covered....


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Jean-Claude Bradley presents the introductory lecture for Chemical Information Retrieval at Drexel University for Fall 2011 on September 23, 2011. Examples are given to demonstrate how difficult it can be to find and assess chemical information such as melting points. An overview of the class wiki is then given.

Bradley SLA Talk on Open Melting Point Collections

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Jean-Claude Bradley presented at a panel on New Forms of Scholarly Communication in Science at the Special Libraries Association meeting on June 15, 2011. The talk covered the role of trust in science, with a focus on the validation of melting point data. Where the literature was unable to reconcile measurements, Open Notebook Science was used to clarify. The collection of an Open Dataset of melting point measurements for 20,000 compounds was described as well as ongoing curation efforts...

Breast Cancer Coalition talk on Open Notebook Science

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Jean-Claude Bradley presents "Accelerating Discovery by Sharing: a case for Open Notebook Science" on May 1, 2011 at the National Breast Cancer Coalition Annual Advocacy Conference in Arlington, VA. First a few examples are provided which show how a lack of transparency in science can retard progress by creating ambiguity. Demonstrations of the use of Open Notebook Science in malaria research, solubility and other chemistry related applications then follow. Examples of web services...

University of the Sciences Open Chemistry Talk

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Jean-Claude Bradley presents on "Open Education in Chemistry Research and Classroom" at the University of the Sciences on January 11, 2011. The talk covers screencasting, wikis, chemical information validation, Open Notebook Science and smartphones.

CHEM242 Winter2011 intro

submitted by: jcbradley

This is the Jan 3, 2011 introductory lecture for Organic Chemistry II (CHEM242-002) by Jean-Claude Bradley at Drexel University.

Mirza PhD defense on the Ugi reaction for anti-malarial screening

submitted by: jcbradley
Khalid Baig Mirza defends his Ph.D. thesis at Drexel University on December 6, 2010 (advisor JC Bradley). He first discusses Open Notebook Science and his contribution to the sodium hydride oxidation controversy. Then he describes the UsefulChem project, involving the use of the Ugi reaction as an approach to synthesizing new anti-malarial agents, including a few unexpected side reactions and challenges. Finally he presents an overview of the ONS Solubility Challenge and its application to...