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10x Genomics’ Serge Saxonov: "Never has so much brainpower been focussed on one problem"

10x Genomics’ Serge Saxonov: "Never has so much brainpower been focussed on one problem"

Update: 2020-04-10
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The Sunday Times’ tech correspondent Danny Fortson brings on Serge Saxonov, founder of 10x Genomics, to talk about the end of normalcy (3:00 ), his high-end espresso machine for biology (4:20 ), delivering on the promise of genomics (6:20 ), how 10x is contributing to the coronavirus vaccine race (8:00 ), why a vaccine is theoretically achievable (10:15 ), the global shift to Covid research (13:15 ), leaving the Soviet Union and landing in New York (15:30 ), starting 23andMe (19:20 ), starting 10x (22:00 ), why it was hard to raise money (23:25 ), luring Softbank as an investor (25:55 ), 10x's footprint (26:50 ), the importance of resolution (28:10 ), and his worst day of work (32:00 )

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10x Genomics’ Serge Saxonov: "Never has so much brainpower been focussed on one problem"

10x Genomics’ Serge Saxonov: "Never has so much brainpower been focussed on one problem"