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about this episode
insitro CEO Daphne Koller is revolutionizing drug discovery via machine learning & data, shares insights on remote education from time at Coursera & more
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0:59 Jason intros Daphne Koller, CEO & Co-Founder of insitro
2:22 Daphne on the massive shift to remote education, what makes a great online course
10:02 Will college be changed forever?
15:35 Why Daphne started insitro
18:47 How machine learning plays into microbiology and drug discovery, why drug discovery is more expensive today than it has ever been
22:50 Who typically funds drug discovery companies? Why don’t incumbent pharma companies utilize their data?
31:41 Which diseases are insitro going after first, and how are they approaching it with data?
38:30 Why we don’t allow citizens to volunteer for early drug challenge trials for financial compensation & how COVID plays into that
49:20 How will current leading causes of death be solved over the coming decades?
55:30 Stem-cell research & breakthroughs, will human lifespans continue to increase?
1:00:10 GPT-3, are we in a simulation, is there a God?
1:05:40 What types of employees in insitro looking for?