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Informative and fun interviews with technology and business thought leaders in Biotech.

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Informative and fun interviews with technology and business thought leaders in Biotech.

    Medical Cannabis: Oncology and Pain Game Changer, or just a Pipe Dream? With OCT Founders Gavin Sathianathan and Neil Mahapatra.

    Medical Cannabis: Oncology and Pain Game Changer, or just a Pipe Dream? With OCT Founders Gavin Sathianathan and Neil Mahapatra.

    Medical cannabis is expected to reach 56.7B market value by 2026. On this episode we hear from Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies co-founders Neil Mahapatra (Kingsley Capital Partners, Rothschild, Morgan Stanley) and Gavin Sathianathan (Alta Flora, Facebook, Bain) about their use of technological advances and a network innovation model to develop patient-saving pharmaceuticals from cannabis. Music from: https://freesound.org/  OCT: https://www.oxcantech.com/

    • 44 min
    Why Drug Discovery Is Getting More Expensive And How To Fix It With Structural Genomics Consortium Chief Scientist Chas Bountra

    Why Drug Discovery Is Getting More Expensive And How To Fix It With Structural Genomics Consortium Chief Scientist Chas Bountra

    Reverse Moore's Law: drug discovery gets more expensive every year. On the Oxford Biotech Podcast we talk to Professor Chas Bountra, former head of biology at GSK, about the new open-source solution he is developing to bring down the costs of lead development.Music from: https://freesound.org/

    • 33 min
    The Future of Gene Editing and How to Beat CRISPR with TargetGene CEO Yoel Shiboleth and COO Dan Weinthal

    The Future of Gene Editing and How to Beat CRISPR with TargetGene CEO Yoel Shiboleth and COO Dan Weinthal

    Two colleagues began engineering RNA-guided nucleases before CRISPR-Cas9 was ever used for gene editing. We visited them in Israel to learn about their startup, the booming gene editing industry, and how they might just beat CRISPR at its own game. Yoel: linkedin.com/in/yoelshibolethMusic from: https://freesound.org/

    • 44 min
    How CRISPR-Chip will change DNA detection with Prof Kiana Aran of Nanosens Innovations and Keck Graduate Institute

    How CRISPR-Chip will change DNA detection with Prof Kiana Aran of Nanosens Innovations and Keck Graduate Institute

    Prof Kiana Aran walks us through the invention and applications of CRISPR-Chip - her celebrated invention that enables sequence-specific real-time detection of DNA without amplification or complex sample processing.  CRISPR-Chip: https://www.nanosens.com/crispr-chip   Music from: https://freesound.org/

    • 19 min
    The Algae Biotech Bubble, Strain Engineering, and Early Stage Startup Experience with Dr Jonathan Meuser and Prof Robert Jinkerson of Chi Botanic

    The Algae Biotech Bubble, Strain Engineering, and Early Stage Startup Experience with Dr Jonathan Meuser and Prof Robert Jinkerson of Chi Botanic

    Why the algae biofuels bubble burst and what comes next; the future directions of strain engineering; reflections on starting an early stage plant science biotech.   Robert's Lab: http://jinkersonlab.engr.ucr.edu/  Music from: https://freesound.org/

    • 40 min
    Spider Silk Ties and Synthetic Biology Materials of the Future with Bolt Thread's CSO David Breslauer

    Spider Silk Ties and Synthetic Biology Materials of the Future with Bolt Thread's CSO David Breslauer

    The biochemical secrets to spider silk's strength; producing artificial spider's silk using synthetic biology; why Bolt chose apparel - and their plan to translate science into sales; how to win The Bay Area Top Workplace Award three years in a row!Bolt Thread's website: https://boltthreads.com/Music from: https://freesound.org/

    • 29 min

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Seemingly great content, but the recordings are REALLY poor.... I can hear honking in the background. I also can’t even hear the host.... Please keep this in mind in the future!

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