Ellen Jorgensen

Ellen Jorgensen, Aanika, biotechnology

Aanika Biosciences

Dr. Ellen Jorgensen cofounded Aanika Biosciences, a biotech startup that enables sustainable practices by using microbes to track, trace and authenticate products throughout supply chains. She holds a Ph.D. in Cell & Molecular Biology from New York University and has spent over 30 years in the biotechnology industry.


DLD Munich video, experts discussing the role of insurance companies in battling climate change

Insurance Companies: The Last Line of Defense Against Climate Change?

By incentivizing sustainable behavior, insurance companies have emerged as allies in mitigating the climate crisis. Moderated by Ellen Jorgensen (Aanika Biosciences), this panel discussion with Jon Shieber (FootPrint Coalition), Stephen Weinstein (Bermuda Business Development Agency) and Vishaal Bhuyan (Aanika Biosciences) illustrates how powerful this quiet force of positive change can be. Climate-related insured losses are…
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DLD Sync, biological manufacturing

Grow Your Phone! The Age of Biological Manufacturing Is Here

If the 20th century was the Age of Physics, the central technology of the 21st century will be biology. Despite marvelous advances in areas like health care, we have only seen a tiny part of what this powerful technology can do. Multiple industries are turning towards biological manufacturing as an integral part of their business…
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DLD Sync, bio technology, biotechnology, George Church, Ellen Jorgensen, Jamie Metzl

The Machinery of Life & The Future of Human Evolution

Moderated by Jamie Metzl, author of Hacking Darwin, scientists Ellen Jorgensen and George Church discussed the possibilities of biotechnology and gene editing in medicine and health. Ellen Jorgensen is the Chief Science Officer and co-founder of Aanika. She holds a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology and has spent more than 30 years in the…
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biotechnology, lab, gene editing

The Future of Human Evolution

Biotechnology promises to revolutionize health and medicine. Harvard geneticist George Church shared his insights in a DLD Sync session with Ellen Jorgensen and Jamie Metzl.
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