Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Jean-Claude Bradley – a 
Visionary in the field of 
Open Science 
Antony Williams
How I knew JC 
• As a student 
• As a standout 
• As an idea guy 
• As an open scientist 
• As an advocate for his student...
Rediscovered Through Data
www.SpectralGame.com 
http://www.jcheminf.com/content/1/1/9
Collaborations in Openness 
• JC believed in HIGH-QUALITY data 
• He invested himself, and his students, in 
validating, c...
Supporting Open Data
OCHEM Modeling of Data
JC and Drug Discovery 
• JC cared passionately about neglected 
disease research 
• Many of our conversations were around ...
• 3-year Innovative Medicines Initiative project 
• Integrating chemistry and biology data using 
semantic web technologie...
Recognizing JC’s work
Recognizing JC’s work
Recognizing JC’s work
These are my judgments though: 
•He was well ahead of the curve and not everyone 
understood or supported his vision 
•JC’...
Jean-Claude Bradley – a Visionary in the field of Open Science
Jean-Claude Bradley – a Visionary in the field of Open Science
Jean-Claude Bradley – a Visionary in the field of Open Science
Jean-Claude Bradley – a Visionary in the field of Open Science
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Jean-Claude Bradley – a Visionary in the field of Open Science

3,373 views

Published on

Jean-Claude Bradley, professor at Drexel University and father of Open Notebook Science passed away in May 2014. A memorial gathering in his honor was held at Drexel University on September 8th 2014. This is my short five minute movie that I recorded to be played at the gathering.

Published in: Science
  • Login to see the comments

  • Be the first to like this

Jean-Claude Bradley – a Visionary in the field of Open Science

  1. 1. Jean-Claude Bradley – a Visionary in the field of Open Science Antony Williams
  2. 2. How I knew JC • As a student • As a standout • As an idea guy • As an open scientist • As an advocate for his students • As a demanding and challenging collaborator • As a humble, driven, gentle wonderful friend
  3. 3. Rediscovered Through Data
  4. 4. www.SpectralGame.com http://www.jcheminf.com/content/1/1/9
  5. 5. Collaborations in Openness • JC believed in HIGH-QUALITY data • He invested himself, and his students, in validating, checking and re-measuring data • He demanded openness of data, free of restrictions and constraints • Do his efforts make a difference???
  6. 6. Supporting Open Data
  7. 7. OCHEM Modeling of Data
  8. 8. JC and Drug Discovery • JC cared passionately about neglected disease research • Many of our conversations were around better data-sharing for the various groups • I work in distributed teams committed to Open Science and we are trying to help
  9. 9. • 3-year Innovative Medicines Initiative project • Integrating chemistry and biology data using semantic web technologies • Open source code, open data and open standards • Academics, Pharmas, Publishers… • To put medicines in the pipeline…
  10. 10. Recognizing JC’s work
  11. 11. Recognizing JC’s work
  12. 12. Recognizing JC’s work
  13. 13. These are my judgments though: •He was well ahead of the curve and not everyone understood or supported his vision •JC’s push for Open Notebook Science will come of age and impact science in a big way •Many already miss him, his drive and presence

×