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Deep Life companies are combining life science and computer science to deliver scientific dramatic breakthroughs: Bolt Threads uses synthetic biology to test and develop new proteins that imitate spider silk; Freenome uses AI to analyze blood plasma to detect early signs of cancer; the Karius Test uses powerful computing to detect over 1,000 pathogens from a single blood draw within 24 hours.

Diving in to Deep Life

Dror Berman
Apr 10, 2019 · 4 min read
  • Mount Sinai, one of the largest and most innovative hospitals in the U.S.
  • Novozymes, a $2B global market leader in biological solutions, producing industrial enzymes and microorganisms for a broad range of industries
  • Schmidt Futures a philanthropic initiative founded by Eric and Wendy Schmidt, that seeks to improve societal outcomes through the thoughtful development of emerging science and technologies that can benefit humanity
  • Clalit Health Services & Research Institute, an innovative and integrated healthcare system in Israel that cares for over 50% of its population
  • Academics, entrepreneurs and others, including Aviv Regev, a computational biologist and Faculty Chair of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

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