Episode 1 - Danielle Ciofani, Broad Institute

Danielle CiofaniOn the premiere episode of Open Up, Jess Drislane (CEO, The OpenScholar) speaks with Danielle Ciofani (Senior Director of the Data Sciences Platform, Broad Institute) about the importance of collaborative research and the reinvigoration of shared scientific resources amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic. 

We discuss the power of experimentation in and out of the lab, building a community that focuses on collective achievements over individual successes and why scientists, including Einstein himself, are drawn to music and the arts.

Quote of the Episode: “The future doesn’t belong to any one lab; it belongs to the community.” -  Danielle Ciofani


About the Broad Institute


The mission of the Broad Institute is to fulfill the promise of genomics by creating comprehensive tools for biology and medicine, making them broadly available to the world and applying them to the understanding of human biology and the diagnosis, treatment, and cure of human diseases. Learn more here.


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