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André Maia Chagas

Consultant, Entrepreneur, Mentor, Trainer

Topics: Open Science, Open Science Hardware, Research Integrity, RRI


  • Trainer for Open Science & Research Integrity
  • PhD in Neuroscience

ORCID: 0000-0003-2609-3017
Github: amchagas


Advocating for Open Science
Open Neuroscience
TReND In Africa
PLOS Channel: Open Source toolkit
Mozilla Science & Wikimedia Germany Open Science Fellow


Mapping scientific equipment demand
– Coordinator at Open Hardware Leaders // OHL Github repository
– Coordinator at Building FOSH following demand (2019) // bFOSH Github repository
– Open Source hardware as a service for scientists and educators


Building tools @ Baden Lab
– visual stimulators
– behavioral setups
– customizing off-the-shelf equipment


Selected Publications

Baden T, Chagas AM, Gage G, Marzullo T, Prieto-Godino LL, Euler T (2015) Open Labware: 3-D Printing Your Own Lab Equipment. PLoS Biol 13(3): e1002086.

Maia Chagas A (2018) Haves and have nots must find a better way: The case for open scientific hardware. PLoS Biol 16(9): e3000014.

Maia Chagas A, Prieto-Godino LL, Arrenberg AB, Baden T (2017) The €100 lab: A 3D-printable open-source platform for fluorescence microscopy, optogenetics, and accurate temperature control during behaviour of zebrafish, Drosophila, and Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS Biol 15(7): e2002702.