Christina Agapakis, a Norwegian biologist at UCLA, has cultured bacteria found in armpits, mouths, belly buttons and toes to make cheese. Its part of a new project, called Selfmade, that came out of Synthetic Aesthetics project whose aim is synthetic biologists, artists and designers from all round the world to collaborate and to investigate what it means to design nature. Agapakis explains that “the dairy on display doesn’t smell or look much different than what you’d find at your local cheese shop” Read more here.
Last Tuesday, 29th April, our CEO & Founder Fiona Nielsen, presented DNAdigest at the Wired Health BUPA startup stage along with other leader medtech solutions provided by startups. Read more here. The BUPA Startup Stage at Wired Health showcased emerging entrepreneurs from the world of medicine and health. Here’s a roundup of the companies.
On Tuesday 29th April, the 140th Medical Innovations Briefing took place at the Royal Academy of Medicine. A lot of important and respected personalities in the medical and science society were invited including the MP Science Minister Rt Hon David Willets. Our founder & CEO Fiona Nielsen was honored to speak and present DNAdigest. The crowd was very enthusiastic as a lot of invitees came to speak to us and find out more about our activities at the drinks reception.