Can we engineer biology

Today, I bring you two links that are best read in sequence. The question is whether we’re anywhere near being able to approach biology the way we approach engineering. The debaters are both exceptional: Vijay Pande, healthcare investor at a16z, and Derek Lowe, a chemist specializing in drug discovery research.Vijay Pande: How to Engineer BiologyDerek Lowe: Engineering Biology, For Real?As always, you should draw your own conclusions. Shoot me a note after reading if you want to chat about it.

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