Topic: Science and Technology (general)
Dr. Moira Gunn catches up with Tim Rodell, President and CEO of GlobeImmune, which is working on a way to boost treatment for Hepatitis C using Baker's Yeast.
What is the best way for entrepreneurs to approach water companies with environmental sustainability solutions that address water problems? In this panel discussion, sponsored by the Center for Social Innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, experts and academics share what the water industry is doing to save water and the energy used to produce it for public use. They offer suggestions about how business can best invest in this growing field.
Dr. Moria Gunn speaks with Jay Siegel and Garry Neil, Chief Biotechnology Officer and Corporate VP for Science and Technology with Johnson and Johnson, about their biotechnology strategy and their worldwide search for disruptive technologies.
Dr. Moira Gunn discusses the manufacturing of heart cells with Cellular Dynamics International CEO, Bob Palay and then switches gears, talking with Dr. Mark Goldberg, Chairman of PlantForm Corporation, where they are using the tobacco plant in drug manufacturing.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with PBS host and author, James Tabor, about deep cave exploration from the pages of his new book, Blind Descent: The Quest to Discover the Deepest Place on Earth.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with Mark Ledwidge and John Gilmer, from Solvotrin Therapeutics, about how they're finding new uses for Aspirin.
Dr. Moira Gunn sits down with Stanford University professor and author, Michael Fayer to learn how Quantum Theory relates to everyday life, from the pages of his new book, Absolutely Small: How Quantum Theory Explains Our Everyday World.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with Elan Pharmaceuticals President, Carlos Paya about the latest in innovative approaches to treating Alzheimer's and Parkinson's patients.
Dr. Moira Gunn explores the quirky science behind preparing a space crew for a mission with Mary Roach, author of 'Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void' and meets two space entrepreneurs, who have experiments flying on the International Space Station.
Tim O'Reilly discusses the impact of the advancements made in Web technologies on the future. His speech highlights the impact of mobile devices on application requirements, the need for real time processing, and the essential role people play in Web applications. In describing the important function that Web operations play in future applications, he suggests opportunities for operational personnel to contribute to the Web community for the greater good of all.