<ul><li>Agents can participate with zero or near-zero cost (free hosted services – e.g. Google) </li></ul><ul><li>Self-organizing redundant processes </li></ul>How radical openness can assist in the automation of science
UsefulChem Project: Open Primary Research in Drug Design using Web2.0 tools Docking Synthesis Testing Rajarshi Guha Indiana U JC Bradley Drexel U Phil Rosenthal UCSF (malaria) Dan Zaharevitz NCI (tumors) Tsu-Soo Tan Nanyang Inst.
Malaria Target: falcipain-2 involved in hemoglobin metabolism Dana.org
The Ugi reaction: can we predict precipitation? Can we predict solubility in organic solvents?
Open and Closed Science Traditional Lab Notebook (unpublished) Traditional Journal Article Open Access Journal Article Open Notebook Science (full transparency) CLOSED OPEN Traditional Paper Textbook F2F lectures Lectures Notes public Assigned problems public Archived Lectures Public and free online textbooks RESEARCH TEACHING
Solubilities collected in a Google Spreadsheet
Rajarshi Guha’s Live Web Query using Google Viz API
Rajarshi Guha and Andy Lang: Chemical Space Explorer
Solubility Measurement Requests: DoSol sheet <ul><li>Outlier Bot: flags measurements with high standard deviation to mean ratios </li></ul><ul><li>Google Analytics queries – new solvent/solute searches </li></ul><ul><li>Solubility request form – researcher in Israel requesting pyrene in acetonitrile solubility for environmental soil contamination study </li></ul><ul><li>Application based models – high priority Ugi reactants </li></ul>
Solvent mixture and temperature: multidimensional solubility data Actual Data (4-nitrobenzaldehyde) From quadratic regression of 5D space Feeds DoSol Sheet the next points to measure to best cover the space
<ul><li>Concentration (0.4, 0.2, 0.07 M) </li></ul><ul><li>Solvent (methanol, ethanol, acetonitrile, THF) </li></ul><ul><li>Excess of some reagents (1.2 eq.) </li></ul>How does Open Notebook Science fit with traditional publication?