Lab online resources
SpyInfo and SpyBank
database for SpyTag-related papers, patents, sequences.
(video, PDB links, related art)
Lab YouTube channel
including playlists “Music to SpyTag to” and “Music to make vaccines to”.
Said Business School
Ideas 2 Impact class
50k Seed Fund competition
Oxford Sciences Innovation
(OSI), venture capital
Oxford University Innovation
Oxford University Biotech Society
talks and hackathons
, focused on undergraduate entrepreneurship
, accelerating Oxford drug discovery
Non-Oxford key sites:
In the Pipeline
blog on chemistry and drug discovery
Research to Revenue
Startup Owner’s Manual
Zero to One
Journalism and the public understanding of science
Oxford Science and Ideas Festival
, where with some of my lab we showed school children how
to extract DNA from strawberries (e-mail for instructions) or diagnose malaria with a mobile
phone. Also see
: also a column in the Guardian, challenging and making fun of pseudoscience
and misrepresented science that is presented as fact on TV and in newspapers. From
clustered water to underpowered clinical trials, this is both fun and important.
discuss cooking with Harvard engineers
The Diamond Age
- you need to read this novel brilliantly imagining a future built on nanotechnology, where children are accompanied
by computerised teachers. Also
by the same author, a novel with Isaac Newton as a key character.
The Checklist Manifesto
- How to get things right
on a graduate student's struggles and successes in research (from Columbia).
- podcasts and videocasts from Oxford University
from Howard Hughes Medical Institute
: A lab the size of a postage stamp
(Howard Zinn, Stephen Wolfram)
Henry Stewart Talks
(series of teaching lectures from famous people in different biological areas).
(Chad Mirkin, Stefan Kaufmann inspiring talk on a new TB vaccine, Lichtman on the brainbow)
(Matt Ridley, James Randi, Daniel Liebeskind, and the author of Freakonomics)
, which freely distributes MIT teaching resources
including lecture slides, reading lists, and problem sheets of courses from Mechanics to Epidemiology
Oxford research net
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