Byolincs

Episode 51: Chris Schad and Byolincs

This week on the podcast we discuss a recent Byolincs “Meet the Expert” event with Chris Schad, Senior Strategy Consultant at Mayo Clinic. Byolincs is a community group dedicated to training and educating entrepreneurially-minded scientists and medical professionals that meets bi-weekly within Mayo Clinic. At the most recent event, Chris Schad spoke about Destination Medical Center (DMC)- a 20-year economic development initiative to transform Rochester into a destination medical city- the first new building in the life science-focused Discovery Square DMC subdistrict, and availability of wet lab space for emerging biotech startups in the city.

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“Forming a business is out there with like performing surgery or something like that. I had no idea how that worked before I came [to the Mayo Clinic]. And I think I got really lucky with the lab I was placed in because my boss, Dr. Ekker over here at Mayo, he … formed a group about a year ago called Byolincs. And that group has been really integral to not only helping me find a passion for entrepreneurship but also begin to understand and process and learn all these different skills that are crucial for business development, entrepreneurship, and all these things.”- Jake Bergren

What is genome engineering? Take a peek at this video from Kurzgesagt.

Anyone with questions or comments about genome engineering, please contact the Genome Writers Guild at GenomeWritersGuild@gmail.com.