Sharecase Features Contest Winners from CTSI
Nearly 1,000 members of the UCSF community turned out to explore the latest in innovation and technology at UCSF during the first-ever Sharecase event on October 12, 2012, at the Mission Bay campus. The event was sponsored by UCSF IT.
- Dissemenating UCSF Research and Connecting with Disease Communities via Social Media Automation: Team members included CTSI's Anirvan Chatterjee, director of information architecture, Virtual Home program, and Katja Reuter, PhD, associate director of communications; along with Bradley Voytek, PhD, a post-doctoral scholar in neurology at UCSF. View the team's automated Twitter feeds related to UCSF disease research.
- UCSF Profiles and Salesforce Chatter at UCSF: The Perfect Complementary tools: CTSI team members included Leslie Yuan, MPH, director of the Virtual Home program, and Eric Meeks, technical lead and architect for the Virtual Home program; along with Nina Jameson, Salesforce program manager at USCF.
CTSI also manages UCSF Open Proposals, the proposal development and team-building tool used for the IT Innovation Contest.
The Sharecase event included dozens of booths showcasing campus IT resources and services, as well as a series of special events and presentations throughout the day.
"Sharecase offered a great opportuntiy to network with other IT professionals at UCSF, and to showcase some of the services that CTSI is enabling for researchers and others across campus," Yuan said. CTSI's booth showcased four tools powered by CTSI's Virtual Home program, including UCSF Profiles, UCSF Cores Search, the Accelerate website, and UCSF Open Proposals
Other CTSI resources and services on display included:
- the Recruitment and Implementation Core managed by the Clinical Research Services program, which highlighted the UCSF Participant Recruitment Registry, and
- the DataShare project, a collaboration between CTSI, the UCSF Library, and the UC Curation Center (UC3) at the California Digital Library working to achieve widespread voluntary sharing of scientific data at the time of publication. Learn more
Read more about Sharecase at UCSF.edu: Sharecase Displays Best of IT Information Technology at UCSF.
UCSF's CTSI is a member of the Clinical and Translational Science Awards network funded through the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (grant Number UL1 TR000004) at the National Institutes of Health. Under the banner of "Accelerating Research to Improve Health," CTSI provides a wide range of services for researchers, and promotes online collaboration and networking tools such as UCSF Profiles.
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