Sarah Greene, MS

Rapid Science, Columbia University

Website | ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5423-5014 |

Sarah is a biologist and the founder of Rapid Science, a nonprofit focused on creating tools, processes, and incentives to promote collaborative research. She most recently served as Executive Director of Cancer Commons, where she developed online communities, content, and apps for researchers and patients. Previously she was editor-in-chief of The Scientist magazine and its parent, Faculty of 1000, a post-publication peer review service in London. Over the years Sarah founded three successful startups acquired by Wiley (Current Protocols), Elsevier (HMS Beagle web magazine and BioMedNet), and Thomson Health (Praxis Press; Best Practice of Medicine). She was a co-founder of the Society for Participatory Medicine and managing editor of its Journal of Participatory Medicine. Sarah also developed websites with original features and content for the New York Academy of Sciences and the New York Times-Health.


Greene, S., Alexander, M., Leggett, D.. Formation of N-nitrosodimethylamine during treatment of municipal waste water by simulated land application, 1981; Journal of Environmental Quality

Wilson, J.T., Greene, S., Alexander, M.. Effect of microcrustaceans on blue-green algae in flooded soil, 1980; Soil Biology and Biochemistry DOI: 10.1016/0038-0717(80)90067-X

Wilson, J.T., Greene, S., Alexander, M.. Effect of interactions among algae on nitrogen fixation by blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) in flooded soils, 1979; Applied and Environmental Microbiology