William Sharpe

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Could you take a guess at the proportion of the cost of developing new medicines that is made up of expensive IP licenses like the one you mentioned here?
Jul 12, 2014
Can we simplify protein production?
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Thanks, the lab note was very interesting. When I'm looking through the experiments here I'm having to filter out the ones which look like kook science, or a bit scammy, or just seem kind of pointless. My original concern was that this project was intriguing but there wasn't enough information on the front page for me to rule out the above three issues. My understanding of crystallography is that proteins follow predictable rules when they crystallise, so while observing their structure directly is very difficult, a protein crystal can be reverse-engineered to reveal much about the protein and it's properties.
Jul 12, 2014
Can we simplify protein production?
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This is an awesome idea but it's very difficult for a layperson to evaluate how realistic or trustworthy you are being, thus many may play it safe and shy away. Please find some way of reassuring potential funders that this is a credible and realistic goal. E.G. peer reviews of your proposal, and links to supporting evidence such as articles discussing the problem you are trying to address.
Jul 11, 2014
Can we simplify protein production?
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