Life Science R&D with Sherwin Yu

Ten years ago, a biology researcher was limited by the software tools available. Most of the electronic record keeping was done using Excel and other general purpose tools. Benchling is a suite of software tools that were designed to simplify the lives of life science researchers. Benchling helps with sample tracking, experiment design, and workflow management.

Sherwin Yu is an engineering manager at Benchling, and he joins the show to discuss the workflows of the life scientist–how experiments are designed and managed. Life science researchers in both academia and industry use Benchling, and Sherwin spends time talking to them and understanding what they need from their tools. We also talked about the impact of CRISPR, robotic cloud laboratories, and other future developments.


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