Synthetic Biology Fundamentals with Sam Lee

In Bio2040’s latest episode we had the chance to talk to Sam Lee, a long-time veteran of the biotech space. He is currently working in the R&D program management at Bio-N-Tech and recently set up the IndieBio incubator in New York. Before that, Sam has been working as a Head of Innovation at Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, has worked as a management consultant and pharma research [...]

By |2022-03-28T15:36:38+01:00March 28th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Open Source Drug Discovery with M4K Pharma’s Owen Roberts

TL;DR Drug Discovery is expensive and risky Cost and Risk can be lowered by more collaboration and sharing M4K Pharma is proposing Open Source Drug Discovery Don’t file patents and share all your data Academics and CRO’s start helping with development Data filed with regulatory package still allows you to have exclusivity M4K Pharma will be able to recoup costs through this exclusivity Trust between [...]

By |2018-04-17T22:16:15+01:00April 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Translating Science from Academia and the Future of Medicine with Prof. Ernst Hafen – Part 2

This is the second part of an interview we had the chance to do with Prof. Ernst Hafen. The first part centers around how Citizen Science can shape drug discovery and his initiative midata.coop. Listen to the podcast here. TL;DR The birth of the Bio-Technopark Schlieren shows that if innovative entrepreneurs come together with great scientists, magic can happen. Big bottleneck in translating science from [...]

By |2018-02-14T00:11:10+01:00February 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Protocols.io – Speeding up biomedical research by sharing protocols with Lenny Teytelman

TL;DR Protocols.io - a collaborative, open access platform to share scientific recipes. Scientific reproducibility is likely no worse than 30 years ago, but because of increased scrutiny and better technology now available, we are getting better at addressing it. In traditional peer review, reviewers don’t verify the working of protocols. But on protocols.io, the community has a chance to directly run the protocol and confirm [...]

By |2018-02-07T11:03:22+01:00February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Citizen Science can Transform Drug Discovery with Ernst Hafen

This is part 1 of a longer interview with Prof. Ernst Hafen TL;DR Citizens can store their medical data on a not-for-profit service called midata.coop The service is organized as a Swiss cooperative, owned by the members Patients can share their data on a case by case basis with doctors and clinical studies This could help reduce the time & money spent to recruit patients [...]

By |2018-02-04T16:44:29+01:00February 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Bio2040.com?

What does bio2040 want to achieve? bio2040 is a podcast and blog created by entrepreneurs and scientists. Here you can Discover the biggest challenges in healthcare and drug discovery Meet the best cofounders, employers and candidates to tackle the challenges together What is the motivation behind bio2040? Disease is by far the largest cause of mortality and a large cause of suffering for most human [...]

By |2018-01-27T15:22:58+01:00December 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments