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MycoWorks LIFE feeds your wonder and curiosity for a new class of materials. We share stories and interview the MycoWorks team about our product and technology, the potential of Fine Mycelium™ to change the world, and much more. Every episode will take you closer to MycoWorks: the artist-founded biotechnology company growing the Future of Materials. Our current series:MycoWorks TALKS: Casual, connected conversations between cool people in the MycoWorks universe. In each episode, Xevi Gallego, our VP of Brand Marketing, will take you on a behind-the-scenes journey of unfiltered stories with featured guests.MycoWorks STORIES: Timeless narrations of some of the most inspiring stories we have written for our website. Think of them as mini audio books. Learn more at www.mycoworks.com and follow our journey on Instagram at @mycoworks.

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MycoWorks LIFE feeds your wonder and curiosity for a new class of materials. We share stories and interview the MycoWorks team about our product and technology, the potential of Fine Mycelium™ to change the world, and much more. Every episode will take you closer to MycoWorks: the artist-founded biotechnology company growing the Future of Materials. Our current series:MycoWorks TALKS: Casual, connected conversations between cool people in the MycoWorks universe. In each episode, Xevi Gallego, our VP of Brand Marketing, will take you on a behind-the-scenes journey of unfiltered stories with featured guests.MycoWorks STORIES: Timeless narrations of some of the most inspiring stories we have written for our website. Think of them as mini audio books. Learn more at www.mycoworks.com and follow our journey on Instagram at @mycoworks.

    Talk 02: Unraveling Mycelium with Rachel Linzer

    Talk 02: Unraveling Mycelium with Rachel Linzer

    Fungi: the mysterious kingdom with unlimited potential to change the world. In this episode, Xevi Gallego, VP of Brand and Marketing and our host, talks with Rachel Linzer, Principal Scientist of Mycology and Genomics at MycoWorks, about mycelium, how we’re entering a new era powered by fungi and Rachel’s career in science. If you’re interested in mycology and the role that fungi could have in the future of humanity and life in space, this episode is for you.

    In this episode:

    00:00 - Introducing MycoWorks Talks
    01:25 - When Rachel first heard the word mycelium
    11:10 - “Cooking dinner for hyphae”
    17:20 - Why science is more than just learning facts about the world
    18:30 - Seeking mentors and becoming a mentor as a woman in science
    26:35 - The role that fungi could have in future space exploration

    Learn more about MycoWorks: https://www.mycoworks.com
    Get closer to Reishi™: https://www.madewithreishi.com
    Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mycoworks
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MycoWorksInc
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mycoworks

    • 34 min
    Story 02: Fine Mycelium™ Takes NYC

    Story 02: Fine Mycelium™ Takes NYC

    In this story, we give a recap of Freedom of Creation, our three-day interactive exhibit in NYC that offered the chance to get hands-on with Reishi™ and learn how MycoWorks is unleashing the power of Fine Mycelium™ to Grow the Future of Materials.

    Read the story here.

    Learn more at www.mycoworks.com and follow our journey at @mycoworks on Instagram.

    • 8 min
    Talk 01: Unfiltered Origin Stories with Matt Scullin and Sophia Wang

    Talk 01: Unfiltered Origin Stories with Matt Scullin and Sophia Wang

    An underground music scene, a crowded basement art studio/lab in San Francisco growing mycelium, and a couple of artists finding their way into biotech. For this pilot episode, our host Xavier Gallego, VP of Brand and Marketing, takes us on a journey to the origins of MycoWorks, with guests Sophia Wang, MycoWorks co-founder and Chief of Culture, and Matt Scullin, CEO of MycoWorks. It’s a conversation that explores MycoWorks’ deep connections to art, music, San Francisco community, what Sophia calls “weirdo research into science”—and how to build a company diverse enough to bring something new and very different into the world.
    In this episode:

    00:00 - Introducing MycoWorks Talks
    01:30 - First meeting at a rap show with Dr. Octagon
    08:15 - Matt's first visit to the basement studio of co-founder Phil Ross
    13:15 - Beauty & creativity as a founding vision
    17:54 - Company growth during COVID & beyond
    19:36 - Sophia's culture & hiring philosophy
    23:33 - Diversity & humility are keys to success
    29:38 - Trust your curiosity

    Join us on our journey to Grow the Future of Materials: 
    https://www.mycoworks.com/careers  

    Learn more about MycoWorks: https://www.mycoworks.com 
    Get closer to Reishi™: https://www.madewithreishi.com 
    Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mycoworks
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MycoWorksInc  
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mycoworks

    • 33 min
    Story 01: Founding Visions with Sophia Wang

    Story 01: Founding Visions with Sophia Wang

    INTRODUCING MycoWorks Stories: a space to feed your wonder and curiosity for a new class of materials. Here, we will be sharing audio stories about our product and technology, our incredible team and brand partners, and much more. 

    For this story, we interviewed Sophia Wang, MycoWorks co-founder and Chief of Culture, to learn about the company’s artistic origins, Sophia’s unique background and inspiring vision for the material, and the power of storytelling to introduce something completely new to the world.  Read the story at www.madewithreishi.com/stories/founding-vision-impact

    We’re thrilled to share with you our journey to Grow the Future of Materials. 

    Learn more at www.mycoworks.com and follow our journey at @mycoworks on Instagram (www.instagram.com/mycoworks)

    • 7 min

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