Meet Mike Shipston


An associate editor for the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Mike Shipston studies the conundrum of how the same mechanism acting on a protein can produce two completely different outcomes and serves as a dean of biomedical sciences and professor of physiology at the University of Edinburgh.

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Setting sail in a startup


There are many ways to commercialize research; most require less investment than becoming an entrepreneur. But sometimes an academic believes in their research so much — or sees such significant future value in it — that they take the plunge to found a company.

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