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Andrew Westphal is a senior fellow and research physicist at the Space Sciences Lab at UC Berkeley, and currently works as a collaborator and advisor on the new crowdsourcing research project, EyesOnAlz. Westphal is responsible for the successful citizen science project Stardust@Home, on which EyesOnALZ is modeled. When the Stardust spacecraft came back to Earth in 2006, it brought back the very first samples of extraterrestrial material ever retrieved from beyond the moon. Facing the challenge of searching for stardust particles across over one hundred million fields of view, Stardust@Home enlisted the help of 33,000 volunteers. More than 200 tracks have been found, some of which indicating interstellar origin. Andrew is optimistic that EyesOnALZ, using a similar approach, will be successful in researching Alzheimer’s Disease.