In April, we celebrate Citizen Science Month, World Autism Day, and National DNA Day. In this guest blog post, all three events come together as KT Pickard, father of a young woman with autism, shares his family's story of personal genomics and citizen science.
Like any repository of community-contributed content, we need to ensure that contributors can manage their content conveniently, and that researchers are able to find the right content for their needs.
How a team of designers and engineers rose to the challenge of supporting TestBoston, a collaborative project with Brigham and Women's Hospital that aims to monitor the infection rate of COVID-19 in Massachusetts over time.
In our work with biomedical data, we are fortunate to count many of the experts quoted in the article as friends and colleagues. We agree genomic data sharing is not yet living up to its promise, yet are optimistic about the emergence of new approaches and platforms.