276 – Amazing Products from Algae
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Algae efficiently convert carbon dioxide into oils, and they are now being bred to generate a suite of compounds that may be synthesized into fuel and polymers that are the basis of biodegradable plastics.  Dr. [...]

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DNA Today: A Genetics Podcast
DNA Today: A Genetics Podcast
Kira Dineen
#141 Stan Crooke on Ultra Rare Disease Drugs
Biotech titan Dr. Stan Crooke joins host Kira Dineen to celebrate rare disease month! Dr. Crooke was the Founder of IONIS Pharmaceuticals, with extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry developing more than 20 marketed drugs. He has published nearly 500 scientific publications, edited more than 20 books, and has numerous patents.  Dr. Stan Crooke is now the Founder and CEO of n-Lorem Foundation, a new San Diego-based organization with an incredible mission of developing individualized RNA targeted medicines for patients with ultra-rare diseases, and providing those treatments for free, for life. These patients have extremely unique mutations and are often only one of 30 people in the entire world to have the disease. After only one year as a foundation, they’ve already made great progress for the ultra rare community, having received 50 applications from patients with ultra rare genetic mutations. Out of those 50, they have greenlighted treatment plans for nearly 20 patients - greatly exceeding application and acceptance rate expectations.  On This Episode We Discuss: Rare diseases vs ultra rare diseases Challenges treating patients with ultra rare diseases and genetic mutations Standard process and cost of drug development n-Lorem’s new approach to drug development for ultra rare diseases  Antisense therapies (ASOs) n-Lorem’s charitable and scalable model  n-Lorem’s relationship with IONIS Pharmaceuticals People eligible for n-Lorem’s treatments How to contact n-Lorem’s for potential treatment  Drugs currently in development at n-Lorem Insight on the development of SPINRAZA® for spinal muscular atrophy  Learn more about n-Lorem on their website.  Check out the UConn Podcast Symposium, our host Kira Dineen will be on the interdisciplinary panel taking place on February 22nd at 4PM EST. You can register to attend for free here. UConn students will be provided a Zoom link to engage in a live Q&A. The panel will also be streamed publicly via Facebook and YouTube. Stay tuned for the next new episode of DNA Today on March 5th, 2021! New episodes are released on the first and third Friday of the month. In the meantime, you can binge over 140 other episodes on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, streaming on the website, or any other podcast player by searching, “DNA Today”. Brand new in 2021, episodes are now also recorded with video which you can watch on our YouTube channel.   See what else we are up to on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and our website, DNApodcast.com. Questions/inquiries can be sent to info@DNApodcast.com.
The Artists of Data Science
The Artists of Data Science
Harpreet Sahota
Data Science Happy Hour 21 | 26FEB2021
The Data Science Happy Hours keep getting happier! Check it out and don't forget to register for future office hours: http://bit.ly/adsoh Register for Sunday Sessions here: http://bit.ly/comet-ml-oh If you want to interact with me multiple times a week, join Data Science Dream Job for 70% off: http://dsdj.co/artists70 Watch the episode on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLx-pFwty92wJoWzoO7WlfaM7iYB8qjm [00:00:09] We kick it off with a practice presentation and then questions from the audience. This is an excellent learning experience for everyone! [00:13:30] Audience questions start here. [00:26:04] Tribe member Eric Sims shares some awesome news with us [00:27:15] We learn a lot about cloud technologies through the lens of a web scraping project [00:38:50] Can a business person manage a fully developed Data science team? And what are the skills required for that? [00:41:30] In data science, there are two types of leadership [00:43:38] What’s the difference between strategic leadership and technical leadership? [00:49:13] Data science leadership at the executive level vs team lead level [00:58:55] Question about an NLP project [01:04:35] Product management, metrics, and KPIs [01:12:28] Now what foundation does it take to break into engineering from Data science besides technical skills, what are their skills are needed to survive in engineering. [01:23:13] How to “cold call” and network on LinkedIn Special Guests: Greg Coquillo and Vin Vashishta.
1 hr 32 min
DeepMind: The podcast
DeepMind: The podcast
DeepMind: The podcast
8: Demis Hassabis: The interview
In this special extended episode, Hannah Fry meets Demis Hassabis, the CEO and co-founder of DeepMind. She digs into his former life as a chess player, games designer and neuroscientist and explores how his love of chess helped him to get start-up funding, what drives him and his vision, and why AI keeps him up at night. If you have a question or feedback on the series, message us on Twitter (@DeepMindAI (https://twitter.com/deepmindai?lang=en) using the hashtag #DMpodcast) or emailing us at podcast@deepmind.com (mailto:podcast@deepmind.com) . Further reading: Wired: Inside DeepMind's epic mission to solve science's trickiest problem (https://www.wired.co.uk/article/deepmind-protein-folding) Quanta magazine: How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Science (https://www.quantamagazine.org/how-artificial-intelligence-is-changing-science-20190311/) Demis Hassabis: A systems neuroscience approach to building AGI. Talk at the 2010 Singularity Summit (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qgd3OK5DZWI) Demis Hassabis: The power of self-learning systems. Talk at MIT 2019 (https://cbmm.mit.edu/video/power-self-learning-systems) Demis Hassabis: Talk on Creativity and AI (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-bvsJWmqlc) Financial Times: The mind in the machine: Demis Hassabis on artificial intelligence (2017) (https://www.ft.com/content/048f418c-2487-11e7-a34a-538b4cb30025) The Times: Interview with Demis Hassabis (https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/demis-hassabis-interview-the-brains-behind-deepmind-on-the-future-of-artificial-intelligence-mzk0zhsp8) The Economist Babbage podcast: DeepMind Games (https://play.acast.com/s/theeconomistbabbage/99af5224-b955-4a3c-930c-91a68bfe6c88?autoplay=true) Interview with Demis Hassabis (https://storage.googleapis.com/deepmind-media/podcast/Game%20Changer%20-%20Demis%20Hassabis%20Interview.pdf) from the book Game Changer (https://www.newinchess.com/game-changer) , which also features an introduction from Demis Interviewees: Deepmind CEO and co-founder, Demis Hassabis Credits: Presenter: Hannah Fry Editor: David Prest Senior Producer: Louisa Field Producers: Amy Racs, Dan Hardoon Binaural Sound: Lucinda Mason-Brown Music composition: Eleni Shaw (with help from Sander Dieleman and WaveNet) Commissioned by DeepMind
37 min
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