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.
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…More
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…More
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…More
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.More