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SDBN 2013 Poll

January 17, 2013 – 11:53 am | Edit Post

2013 is here and we’d like to know how we can serve your needs this year. Please fill out this short survey and we’ll send you a 2013 MO BIO calendar (also shipping with orders …

Tips For Starting A ScienceOnline Satellite: If You Build It, Will They Come?

January 16, 2013 – 5:38 pm | Edit Post

Last October the SDBN did a grand experiment and hosted a ScienceOnline satellite meeting. In the end, it was a great success, we pulled together a fantastic panel, got an attendance of 75, and had …

SDBN December 3rd 2012 Speed Networking: Transitioning from Academia to Industry Event

November 6, 2012 – 3:12 pm | Edit Post

Our twice-yearly speed networking events always draw a big crowd, and we know that many of you in academia are interested in transitioning to industry. We’re joining these two concepts for our December 3rd event …

Storify: ScienceOnlineSoCal Event 10/22 #ScioSoCal

October 25, 2012 – 3:37 pm | Edit Post

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#ScioSoCal Panelist Karyn Traphagen: Science and Serendipity

October 21, 2012 – 8:24 pm | Edit Post

Just when we started getting serious about a ScienceOnlineSoCal event, Karyn Traphagen, their Executive Director, contacted me out of the blue on the day I was going to reach out to her. The rest is, …

Building a Digital Lifeform Through an Open Source Project

October 19, 2012 – 6:05 pm | Edit Post

Stephen Larson, panelist for our October 22nd ScienceOnline event, describes the OpenWorm project, a fascinating initiative that demonstrates the power of researchers working together online.
Can a large scale biological simulation project be run as an …

How Does Great Science & Communication Benefit You? Ask #ScioSoCal Panelist Miriam Goldstein.

October 18, 2012 – 7:41 am | Edit Post
How Does Great Science & Communication Benefit You? Ask #ScioSoCal Panelist Miriam Goldstein.

We are very lucky to have Miriam Goldstein on our ScienceOnlineSoCal panel October 22nd for several reasons. One is that she is very busy right now as she’s in the final process of writing her …

9 Reasons Sanford-Burnham Blogs

October 15, 2012 – 4:33 pm | Edit Post

Heather Buschman, Ph.D, scientific communications manager at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, explains why she and others blog at Beaker, the Institute’s science blog. Heather will speak on the expert panel at our ScienceOnline event on …

The Evolution of Crowdsourcing

October 12, 2012 – 10:28 am | Edit Post

Assay Depot’s Kevin Lustig explains how crowdsourcing is changing how scientific research is done in anticipation of our ScienceOnline event October 22nd 2012.
In James Surowiecki’s book “The Wisdom of Crowds” he lays out the criteria …

Interview With ScienceOnline Panelist Suzanne Kennedy: MO BIO Blogger

October 11, 2012 – 6:30 am | Edit Post

Leading up to our first ScienceOnlineSoCal event October 22nd, we’re featuring posts about and from our panelists. I had the chance to speak to Suzanne Kennedy (@suzyscientist) about her experience writing on the MO BIO …