Welcome to Building Bridges for Translational Research, a special edition podcast series produced by The Scientist’s Creative Services Team. This series is brought to you by Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate therapeutic development, manufacturing, and delivery.

To take preclinical concepts to the market, translational researchers must build strong relationships and forge fruitful partnerships that support their work. In this podcast series, Niki Spahich from The Scientist’s Creative Services Team talks to groundbreaking translational researchers and industry experts about their experiences developing technologies and therapies for improving human health and our world at large. 

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  • Episode 1 - The Secrets to Start-Up Success 
  • Episode 2 - Bringing Gene Therapy Closer to the Clinic 
  • Episode 3 - Supporting mRNA Therapeutic Development and Beyond 



George Church, PhD
Founding Core Faculty and Lead, Synthetic Biology
Wyss Institute at Harvard University
Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics
Harvard Medical School
Professor, Health Sciences and Technology
Harvard University and MIT


Guangping Gao, PhD
Director, Horae Gene Therapy Center and Viral Vector Core
Co-director, Li Weibo Institute for Rare Diseases Research
University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School


Linda Mathiasson
Strategic Customer Leader,  Nucleic Acid Therapeutics

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