Crowdfunding science - Ethan Perlstein featured in Scientific American blog

Monday, Oct 8, 2012

Can science be crowdfunded?

Yes, according to Ethan Perlstein, a fellow at Princeton University's Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, and colleague David Sulzer at Columbia University.

View their outline of a proposal to crowdfund a project to discover how amphetamines such as crystal meth work, or read a description in a Scientific American blog on Oct. 5, 2012.

Perlstein's research focuses on cell biology, personalized medicine and quantitative evolutionary theory – a cross-disciplinary perspective he calls evolutionary pharmacology. Learn more about Perlstein's recent research publication in PLOS One.