Open Software in Biotech

Raymond McCauley shares examples new open source communities that are forming around biotech.

Future of Health Insurance

Raymond McCauley explains the consequences of bioinformatics and genetic testing on health and life insurance.

The Increasing Speed of Bioinformatics

The speed of implementation for genetic engineering is faster than ever. As a result, implications are larger and the stakes are higher.

Engineering Humans

Raymond McCauley goes “under the hood” of human engineering and shares examples of cultural backlash.

How to Milk a Narwhal

Engineering has the ability to create milk and cheese out of virtually anything with DNA… in this case, a Narwhal.

Bioengineering: Hopes and Fears

Raymond McCauley share his hopes and fears for the field of Bioengineering.

The Future of Biological Detection

Raymond McCauley provides examples of futuristic technologies that may be able to analyze the physical world around us in a way that has never been possible before.

Drag & Drop Genetic Engineering

What happens when you program DNA in the same way you write code? Raymond McCauley, Faculty Chair of Digital Biology at Singularity University, shares case studies of what he calls “drag & drop” genetic editing.

Deciphering DNA

Raymond McCauley explains both the capacity and limitation of using DNA to understand individual potential.

Brain Identity: Thoughts, Memories & Signatures

Marc Goodman, Policy, Law and Ethics Chair at Singularity University, describes how advances in neuroscience and bioinfomatics impact security. Filmed for Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine Conference.

Introducing Arcturus

Arcturus combines an open source bioprinter, a simple software platform, and a community of awesome mad scientists. Code and print your biotechnology experiments in a friendly and easy way. Filmed for Singularity University’s Graduate Studies Program, August 2014.

New Methods in Cancer Diagnostics

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.

BioCurious: A Thriving Biohacker Community

Raymond McCauley, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Chair at Singularity University, gives an overview of “hacking” DNA, and shows how easy it can be to create real experiments in synthetic biology. He further showcases projects developed by students at BioCurious, a San Francisco Bay Area biotech hackerspace. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.