Judge Business School
networking, as well as company creation programmes (
Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciencies
(CATS) research initiative for training re
searchers and connecting to industry
Milner Therapeutics Institute
connecting Cambridge academics to industry partners
for tech transfer and seed funding
Cambridge Innovation Capital
for venture capital funding
spun out from lab
Cambridge University Technology & Enterprise Club (CUTEC)
with Cambridge scientists for anti-ageing revolution
Non-Cambridge key sites:
In the Pipeline
blog on chemistry and drug discovery
Research to Revenue
Startup Owner’s Manual
Zero to One
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”.
Journalism and the public understanding of science
, 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
Cambridge Science Centre
: 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).
from Cambridge 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
Cambridge research networks
Nanoscience Doctoral Training
Department of Pharmacology,
University of Cambridge,
Tennis Court Road,
t: 01223 334176
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