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The Open Source Tuberculosis (OSTB) consortium is trying a different approach to curing TB. Guided
by open source principles, everything is open and anyone can contribute.
This Landing Page collects the most recent activity in OSTB: action items are on the To Do Lists
(aggregated here) and experiments from all contributors are recorded in online
Lab Notebooks. Most current research is on a very promising set of molecules known as
If you'd like to get involved, go right ahead, or get in touch with a member of the consortium
(click on "Join the Team" below). In open source research all data and ideas are freely shared,
anyone may participate as an equal partner and there will be no patents - think
"Linux for TB Research" (FAQ)
Our partner site is OSM.
Many thanks to our friends and supporters