News Archives - Open Science Challenges


Tri-State Open Science Challenge Awards $16K to Four Citizen Scientists

Assay Depot and Genspace announce winners and award funding for research projects, including BioArt and Biological Defense SAN DIEGO CA & NEW YORK NY — Assay Depot Inc., the world’s largest online research services marketplace, and Genspace selected four citizen scientists as winners for the first Tri-State Open Science Challenge. The challenge has awarded prizes [...]


Two Citizen Scientists Win First Bay Area Open Science Challenge

SAN DIEGO & SUNNYVALE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Assay Depot Inc. and BioCurious selected two Bay Area-based citizen scientists, Ryan Bethencourt and Derek Jacoby, as winners of their first Open Science Challenge. Bethencourt aims to develop new ALS therapeutics, and Jacoby is seeking to find a probiotic method of improving uric acid clearance to combat gout. Both [...]