Hutch’s “Project Violet” Taps Crowd, Seeks $20M for Drug Discovery

August 20, 2013

Many scientists are dreaming these days about using crowdfunding to raise money for their projects, through platforms like Kickstarter. Usually the scientists seek to raise a few thousand bucks in the name of a fairly incremental advancement in our understanding of biology.

Jim Olson and his team at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center are thinking way bigger than that.

Read more at Xconomy.


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