👋 Hi everyone, I'm Kirill Korotaev
👾 In my free time I enjoy reading sci-fi and cyberpunk novels by William Gibson and Stanislaw Lem.
Synthetic Biology Community Director
Genetic Engineer | Yeast Wrangler
Feel free to chat with me! Connecting people is what I do.
Director of Biohack the Planet, A Science & Tech Conference
Open for consulting
📍Based in San Francisco
🧬Appeared in Netflix’s Doc, Unnatural Selection
🧬Genetic Biohacking for fun
🥃Harsh Critic of how you make your old fashioneds
MISSION: TO MAKE GENETIC ENGINEERING AFFORDABLE AND ACCESSIBLE TO ALL
I’d really like to start a list of lab equipment that wasn’t designed to be lab equipment.— Lindsey O'Neal Yoder (@DrLindzyONeal) July 2, 2021
What does your lab use to save avoid over paying for something from a scientific supplier?
e.g. a light board for tracing/ drawing instead of a white light transilluminator
For scientists who have spent their entire early career in academia, what are the skills you would recommend they learn as they look to break into industry?
What are some of your best practices? Do you use any tools (Asana, Dropbox, etc.)? What's something new that you learned about scientific collaboration that you didn't know earlier in your career?
I have worked in a research capacity in academic, government, and industrial R&D environments. For ~5 years, I was the principal web developer (full-stack) and data/systems engineer for the Materials Project, a US government effort to aid data-driven discovery of energy-related materials.
🌍 Born in Frankfurt- Germany, but spend a lot of time in the city of Oktoberfest (Munich)
📚 My background is synthetic biology, DNA Nanotechnology/Origami
🧪 I'm postdoc in the Bathe Lab at MIT and currently educating myself on cell and gene therapy and entrepreneurship. Super interested in bio-manufacturing processes of nucleic acids - hit me up if you want to brainstorm how we can create sustainable drug manufacturing pipelines.