Luke Timmerman


Turning Synthetic Biology Into ‘Living Drugs’: Synlogic’s Aoife Brennan on The Long Run

Today’s guest on The Long Run is Aoife Brennan. Aoife (it’s pronounced EE-fuh in her native Ireland) is the CEO of Synlogic Therapeutics. The company, based in Cambridge, Mass., is trying to build on years of work at MIT in synthetic biology. The basic idea is to create what the company calls Synthetic Biotics, or what you can call “Living...
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An Unforgettable Experience: The Kilimanjaro Climb to Fight Cancer Yearbook

The Kilimanjaro Climb to Fight Cancer was a marvelous experience. In every way. Weeks later, I’m still absorbing what it means to scientists at Fred Hutch, and to the biotech community. To start, consider the numbers: Our team of 27 climbers raised $1,587,475 for cancer research More than 2,200 donors contributed from around the country 33 sponsors supported the cause...
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