Nature First Rounders Podcast: The Path Less Travelled

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Last summer I had the pleasure of talking with Brady Huggett on Nature Biotechnology’s First Rounders podcast (if you haven’t heard it in the past you should check it out – it’s a wonderful series of conversations with the people that have helped found, finance, and develop life sciences). We talked about a lot of things, from how I got …

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How Do We Work?

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This is a question I am often asked when a difficult project has been transformed into seemingly impossible results.  After some reflection about the projects on which I have worked, there are some fundamental aspects of how I have worked with many different teams to create an unforeseen future that are worth sharing. In this post, I will share some …

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Building Things that Matter for Science and Medicine: The Anatomy of a Successful Project

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First define the vision. It’s the team that counts the most — multidisciplinary, committed, creative. Partnerships matter too — public, private, philanthropic and academic. Technology is cool, complicated and constantly changing. Spaces for innovation help to ignite creativity. Scientists want to be engaged. Money must come from a variety of sources.   It helps to have a sense of humor. …