Exponential View with Azeem Azhar
Engineering Biology
Aug 14, 2019 · 24 min
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Engineering biology holds the key to improving the lives of people across the world. It promises solutions to disease, food production, and pollution amongst other deep-seated problems. But this engineering is immensely difficult. CEO of LabGenius James Field, partner at NFX Gigi Levy-Weiss, partner at the investment firm Episode 1 Carina Namih, and science writer Oliver Morton come together to discuss the merging field of bioengineering.

Carina, James, Gigi, and Oliver also discuss:

  • How machine learning is improving life sciences and healthcare.
  • Experiences of fundraising and hiring for biology companies in the UK and the U.S.
  • The role of bio-engineering in solving major global problems, including pollution.

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Carina Namih @CarinaNamih
Oliver Morton @Eaterofsun
James Field @jejfield
Gigi Levy-Weiss @GigiLevy

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