Futures in Biotech 58

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Futures in Biotech
Episode 58

Futures in Biotech 58

In this episode, we talk to Columbia University parasitologist Dickson Despommier. We discuss both his work in parasitology research and a concept project of his that could revolutionize farming in the 21st century: the vertical farm (http://www.verticalfarm.com/).


  • Marc F. Pelletier, Ph.D., VP- Chief Scientific Officer, Aeromics, LLC. Adjunct Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland

Guest Host:

  • Vincent Racaniello, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology & Host of This Week in Virology, Host of This Week in Parasitism, Columbia University, New York, NY


  • Dickson D. Despommier, Ph.D., Professor of Environmental Health Sciences; Professor of Microbiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY. Host of This Week in Virology; Host of This Week in Parasitism.


Notable Quotes





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Production Information

  • Edited by: Erik
  • Notes: Removed numerous audio problems
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