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Shengchang Su, Ph.D.

Director, Microbial Engineering, & Community Manager

Dr. Su is a bacteriologist and genetic engineer. He received his Ph.D. from China Agricultural University in 2000 and worked as a post-doctoral fellow and research scientist in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He continued his research at the College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati. Dr. Su joined Microbial Robotics as the Director, MicrobialBots and GeRM™ Engineering in 2014 and is consulting as a scientific community manager in Open Therapeutics. His interest is to develop synthetic biology products and applications for improving human health and environmental bioremediation. He is also a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Our Effort

Open Therapeutics is a major backer of open science and open access efforts.

Open Therapeutics freely provides to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) scientists, or another other seriously interested persons, intellectual properties (patents, etc.), grant funding, lab equipment, document development tools, and preprint server in a collaboration platform (Therapoid™).

When the researchers advance the intellectual properties, s/he gains ScienceCoins™; a blockchain-based cryptocurrency.