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Affiliations

  1. Mapmygenome, Hyderabad, India.

    • Anu Acharya
  2. SV Life Sciences, London, UK.

    • Kate Bingham
  3. Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

    • Jay Bradner
  4. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

    • Wylie Burke
  5. University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

    • R Alta Charo
  6. Amyris, Emeryville, California, USA.

    • Joel Cherry
  7. Cellectis, Paris, France.

    • André Choulika
  8. Yumanity Therapeutics, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

    • Tony Coles
  9. Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

    • Robert Cook-Deegan
  10. Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Carlsbad, California, USA.

    • Stanley T Crooke
  11. Kaitek Labs, Santiago, Chile.

    • Emilia Díaz
  12. Biotechnology Innovation Organization, Washington, DC, USA.

    • Brent Erickson
    •  & James C Greenwood
  13. Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Washington, DC, USA.

    • L Val Giddings
  14. Organ Preservation Alliance, Ossium and Sylvatica Biotech, New York, New York, USA.

    • Sebastian Eriksson Giwa
  15. Draper Espirit, London, UK.

    • Vishal Gulati
  16. Apple Tree Partners, New York, New York, USA.

    • Sam Hall
  17. University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.

    • John Harris
  18. PatientsLikeMe and AOBiome, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

    • Jamie Heywood
  19. GNS Healthcare, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

    • Colin Hill
  20. Ovid Therapeutics, New York, New York, USA.

    • Jeremy Levin
  21. Spiral Genetics, Seattle, Washington, USA.

    • Adina Mangubat
  22. Alnylam, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

    • John Maraganore
  23. Medicxi Ventures, Geneva, Switzerland.

    • Giovanni Mariggi
  24. DuPont Pioneer, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.

    • Barbara J Mazur
  25. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

    • Amy L McGuire
  26. EuropaBio, Brussels, Belgium.

    • Nathalie Moll
  27. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

    • Jonathan Moreno
  28. Histogen, San Diego, California, USA.

    • Gail Naughton
  29. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

    • Lita Nelsen
  30. BioIndustry Association, London, UK.

    • Jane Osbourn
  31. Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable, London, UK.

    • Daniel Perez
  32. Roche, Basel, Switzerland.

    • John Reed
  33. SG Cowan, New York, New York, USA.

    • Eric Schmidt
  34. MyOwnMed, Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA.

    • Vicki Seyfert-Margolis
  35. Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.

    • Paul Stoffels
  36. XOventure International, Lucerne, Switzerland.

    • Jørgen Thorball
  37. In-Q-Tel, Arlington, Virginia, USA.

    • Tara O'Toole
  38. Xpressomics, Tallinn, Estonia.

    • Indrek Vainu
  39. Forbion Capital Partners, Naarden, The Netherlands.

    • Sander van Deventer
  40. Sanofi, Paris, France.

    • Elias Zerhouni
  41. PureTech Health, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

    • Daphne Zohar

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Further reading

  • Erratum: Community crystal gazing

    • Anu Acharya
    • , Kate Bingham
    • , Jay Bradner
    • , Wylie Burke
    • , R Alta Charo
    • , Joel Cherry
    • , André Choulika
    • , Tony Coles
    • , Robert Cook-Deegan
    • , Stanley T Crook
    • , Emilia Díaz
    • , Brent Erickson
    • , L Val Giddings
    • , Sebastian Eriksson Giwa
    • , James C Greenwood
    • , Vishal Gulati
    • , Sam Hall
    • , John Harris
    • , Jamie Heywood
    • , Colin Hill
    • , Jeremy Levin
    • , Adina Mangubat
    • , John Maraganore
    • , Giovanni Mariggi
    • , Barbara J Mazur
    • , Amy L McGuire
    • , Nathalie Moll
    • , Jonathan Moreno
    • , Gail Naughton
    • , Lita Nelsen
    • , Jane Osbourn
    • , Daniel Perez
    • , John Reed
    • , Eric Schmidt
    • , Vicki Seyfert-Margolis
    • , Paul Stoffels
    • , Jørgen Thorball
    • , Tara O'Toole
    • , Indrek Vainu
    • , Sander van Deventer
    • , Elias Zerhouni
    •  & Daphne Zohar

    Nature Biotechnology (2016)

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