New Methods in Cancer Diagnostics

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Raymond McCauley, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Chair at Singularity University, discusses how identifying breakdowns in molecular pathways is leading to new means of cancer diagnostics. He introduces cell spot microarrays, a method of translational medicine to personalize cancer therapies using cocktails of microRNAs.

Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.

Raymond McCauley
About The Speaker

Raymond McCauley is a scientist, engineer, and entrepreneur working at the forefront of biotechnology. Raymond explores how applying technology to life — biology, genetics, medicine, agriculture — is affecting every one of us. He is known for using storytelling and down-to-earth examples to show how quickly these changes are happening, right now. McCauley is the Chair of the Biotech Track at Singularity University. In addition, he is the co-founder and Chief Architect for BioCurious, the hackerspace for biotech, a not-for-profit where professional scientists, DIYbio hobbyists and entrepreneurs come together to design the next big thing to come out of a Silicon Valley garage. He was part of the team that developed next generation DNA sequencing at Illumina, where he worked in bioinformatics, cancer sequencing, and personal genomics.

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