Time To Move My Life Again
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"Now it’s time for me to say yes to something else, and move on from my position as VP of Science at Creative Commons. I’ve launched a project called Consent to Research, which is being supported by the Kauffman Foundation, Sage Bionetworks, Lybba, and a few other organizations. The idea behind CtR is simple: make it easy for people who want to share data about themselves for scientific, medical, and health research to do so. It’s not centered on intellectual property, though it does touch on it. It’s more about privacy, and in particular, about making it possible for people to get informed about what is possible with their data and how beautiful research can emerge if enough genomes, enough biosamples, and enough other kinds of data can be shared and connected...."