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Industry Challenges: Fast Fashion and Sustainability

When we think grand challenges, which biotechnology could potentially present solutions to, we don’t often think the fashion industry. Magda Kohut is a PhD student in Chemical Sciences at the University of Auckland and was a Leader of Tomorrow 2017. Her scientific background has given her some insight into the significant environmental and human capital challenge that the changes in the fashion industry present and she wanted to share that… View More

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GapSummit 2017 – Recap of Days 3 and 4

GapSummit 2017 was a great success. 100 young, aspiring biotech Leaders of Tomorrow converged on Georgetown University in Washington D.C. from the 6th to the 10th June, to meet each other and current biotech luminaries. Read on for a recap of some of the highlights of days 3 and 4 of the GapSummit… View More

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UMB President Perman to Leaders of Tomorrow: “We Can’t Wait To See What You’ll Do”

University of Maryland, Baltimore President Dr Jay A. Perman delivered a keynote address at GapSummit 2017, here are some of the key takeaways posted on UMB News. Dr Jay Perman and UMB grads LoT Ben Portney, and organising team members Dr Kamalika Saha and Dr Andong Nkobena. Diversity and interprofessionalism were among the key… View More

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Georgetown University students’ experience at GapSummit

Georgetown University made a very welcoming host to our first US GapSummit. Here’s their write-up of how the experience was for their student contingent. The GapSummit supplied significant opportunities to learn from some of the most prominent leaders in biotechnology today while providing a platform to cultivate global relationships with leaders of tomorrow. – Chaz Hinzman, Leader of Tomorrow, GapSummit… View More

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Youth Biotech GapSummit Vlogs

Youth Biotech are a group of Biotechnology Engineering students with an interest in bioregulation policy-making, and science communication, which emerged out of Youth-PRRI delegation that attended the Convention on Biological Diversity Conferences 2016. Youth Biotech had strong representation at GapSummit… View More

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Latin American LoTs’ GapSummit Experience

Daniela Valenzuela and Amanda Céspedes were two of our GapSummit 2017 Leaders of Tomorrow, from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. For our Spanish-speaking community, read about their experience below and through the link: Las alumnas de Ingeniería UC, Amanda Céspedes y Daniela Valenzuela, fueron escogidas dentro de un… View More

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McKinsey Blog: Inspiring leadership in young scientists

McKinsey & Company has been an essential Partner at each of our GapSummits, and Dr Matthias Evers, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company, Hamburg, has been a keen supporter of GBR. Dr Evers was a keynote speaker for GapSummit 2017, where he spoke on the need for teamwork and leadership skills in a life science career. Dr. Evers… View More

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GapSummit 2017 – A Great Success – Recap of Days 1&2

GapSummit 2017 was a great success. 100 young, aspiring biotech Leaders of Tomorrow converged on Georgetown University in Washington D.C. from the 6th to the 10th June, to meet each other and current biotech luminaries. The first two days explored current and future challenges related to patient-focused Pharmaceutical Research & Innovation, and Life Science Education. The opening Keynote by Dr John Reed, Head of… View More

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The Essence of Problem Solving

Dr Andreas Laustsen was a GapSummit 2016 Leader of Tomorrow. He was kind enough to provide a mini masterclass on generating novel entrepreneurial ideas to this year’s cohort of Leaders of Tomorrow, and we thought the lessons he had to share could also help the wider GBR community as we head into… View More

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Meet Wen Chiy – A GapSummit 2017 Leader of Tomorrow

In the last of our introductions to this year’s cohort of Leaders of Tomorrow, we’re pleased to meet Wen Chiy Liew. Wen Chiy is a fourth year PhD student at the National University of Singapore. Wen Chiy describes the value of going beyond just education in the path to a career in biotech and her… View More