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Synthetic Biology in Cambridge


This event is run by Cambridge University Technology and Enterprise Club (CUTEC) in collaboration with Deep Knowledge Ventures, CUE (Cambridge University Entrepreneurs), CASMI (Centre for the Advancement for Sustainable Medical Innovation), CSER (Centre for the Study of Existential Risk)

The Future of Biotech Enterprise: Exponential Opportunities and Existential Risks

2nd December 2015

Bioscience technologies have the power to build or destroy a world of health and abundance. Leveraging entrepreneurial opportunities whilst avoiding catastrophic risk is a balancing act with potentially fatal consequences.

Guest Speakers include:

Professor Chris Lowe OBE, FREng, FInstP, FRSC
Emeritus Professor, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge
Awarded ‘most entrepreneurial scientist in the UK’, with research recognised by over 20 major national and international awards

Professor Derek Smith
Professor of Infectious Disease Informatics, University of Cambridge
Director of WHO Collaborating Centre for Modelling, Evolution and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases

Dmitry Kaminskiy
Founder and investor of Deep Knowledge Ventures, Deep Knowledge Life Sciences, OncoFinder, Insilico Medicine, Exponential Technologies Institute, and iBank. Developer of artificial intelligence systems VITAL, and SPOCK. Director of the Biogerontology Research Foundation 

Book your tickets here!

Venue: The Queen’s Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Time: 15.30 - 17:00