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Hugh Allison

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Backyard Biology - How DIY Biotech is Sparking New Public Interest

Thermal cyclers, centrifuges, incubators, pipette tips and Eppendorf tubes - biological research has long been an expensive exercise under the exclusive purview of research institutions with vast budgets and swathes of graduate students. However, a growing social movement is trying to change this attitude, putting the biological sciences back in… View More

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Voices of Tomorrow Competition 2018

  Voices of Tomorrow is a global bioinnovation competition with a twist. 20 teams of 4 to 6 Leaders of Tomorrow from across the globe were formed and each team developed an innovative idea to tackle one of the key challenges in the biotechnology ecosystem, corresponding to the key discussion points at… View More

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GapSummit 2018 – A New Trajectory via Biotechnological Advances

With GapSummit2018 one month behind us, Cecilia Johansson, one of the 100 Leaders of Tomorrow and an industrial engineer based in Sweden with interests in business technology and corporate sustainability, wrote an inside perspective on what she took home from this year’s four-day event. Cecilia identified the key challenges of biotechnology and outlined the key trends, including precision technology, plant science, molecular… View More

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Meet the 2018 Leaders of Tomorrow (Part 2)

GapSummit 2018 is underway this week with 100 Leaders of Tomorrow converging at the University of Cambridge from over 40 countries. They will be inspired and challenged by world leaders from the biotech and pharmaceutical industry themed around 7 gaps including Digital Health, Sustainability, Drug Affordability and Funding. Today we would like to… View More

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Meet the 2018 Leaders of Tomorrow (Part 1)

GapSummit 2018 is now less than two months away, with this year’s attendees currently hard at work on their proposals for the Voices of Tomorrow competition. GapSummit never fails to bring to light many great ideas generated by the global community of young biotechnologists, and the passion and drive displayed by these young leaders should serve as a source of inspiration for new and established professionals alike. We would like to take… View More

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Catching Up with LoT 2016 - Andreas Laustsen

With less than three months to go to until the launch of GapSummit 2018 in historical Cambridge, UK, we wanted to catch up with our alumni on their journey after attending a previous GapSummit and share tips to this year's Leaders of Tomorrow. It is an immense pleasure to see our talented Leaders of Tomorrow follow their passion and pursue even greater career heights. Today, we had a chance to chat to Dr Andreas Laustsen, a serial… View More