Why You Need a Bio Strategy

Here's a spoken word version of the keynote I gave at Biofabricate 2017. To learn more about why you need a bio strategy, click here.

What I’m Reading

Happy New Year! Over the holidays, I unsubscribed from dozens of newsletters. I was very critical in thinking through whether a newsletter belonged in my email box. Was it helping me stay informed? Was it inspiring? Or, was it wasting (virtual) space? Here are a few of the newsletters I subscribe to stay up to date on biotech, … Continue reading What I’m Reading

2017: A Year Wraps and Good Riddance

Good Riddance 2017 It was a good year, but not without its challenges. The TL;DR is: mL grew more than 10 percent but is still down from its 2015 high. I co-authored and published What's Your Bio Strategy? I moderated a panel at SynBioBeta SF17 and keynoted at Biofabricate 4 and enjoyed it. I now … Continue reading 2017: A Year Wraps and Good Riddance

What Is Bio Strategy?

TL;DR. Bio strategy is a framework to incorporate biology, biotechnology into your business. "At the dawn of the 21st Century, strategy seems to have gone out of fashion." - Chet Holmes, Certain to Win The word “strategy” has become so overused that most people have forgotten what strategy really means. John Cumbers and I were inspired … Continue reading What Is Bio Strategy?

Tim Gardner: “There Is Almost No Physical Problem That Can’t Be Solved With Biology”​

I'm co-author of a book called What's Your Biostrategy? With SynBioBeta's John Cumbers, we're writing about the impact of biotechnology on ALL business. Over the next few months, I'm going to publish interview summaries from the book. For more information, scroll to the bottom of the post. In 2000, Tim Gardner wrote one of synthetic biology's seminal … Continue reading Tim Gardner: “There Is Almost No Physical Problem That Can’t Be Solved With Biology”​

iGEM is the Future of Biotechnology

Jennifer Lopez and Zachary Quinto. Biotech is going mainstream in a big way. That was the message to the more than 5,600 high school and college students crowded into Boston’s Hynes Convention Center for the 2016 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition. Lopez’s production company is producing CRISPR, a near-future crime drama named after the … Continue reading iGEM is the Future of Biotechnology