Making Medicines from Soil: Going Behind the Scenes of a Citizen Science Project

Taking you behind the scenes and into the laboratory of the Citizen Science Soil Collection Program This is a guest post by Dr Robert H. Cichewicz a professor at the University of Oklahoma and leader of the Citizen Science Soil Collection Program. Dr Cichewicz previously wrote on SciStarter about how you can participate in this project. In … Read more “Making Medicines from Soil: Going Behind the Scenes of a Citizen Science Project”

Categories: Biology

The Next Big Drug Discovery Could Come From a Scoop of Soil in Your Backyard

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Dr Robert H. Cichewicz. Director of the University of Oklahoma, Institute for Natural Products Applications and Research Technologies (INPART). Dr Cichewicz leads the Citizen Science Soil Collection Program which is focused on translating natural products into therapeutic leads to combat cancer, infectious diseases, and other unmet medical needs. Visit the project page … Read more “The Next Big Drug Discovery Could Come From a Scoop of Soil in Your Backyard”

Categories: Citizen Science, Ecology & Environment, Nature & Outdoors