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In partnership with Science, Sean Sanders – scientist, writer and broadcaster – talks to leading life scientists and industry experts to lift the lid on scientific encounters that have led to incredible outcomes.

Science is a team sport

Sean speaks with three scientists involved with the HuBMAP consortium about what it takes to bring over 300 diverse experts together to achieve a common goal.

Science is a team sport

In this episode, Sean explores what is takes to bring together a large, successful consortium.

Dr Katy Börner from Indiana University, Dr John Hickey from Stanford University and Dr Andrea Radtke from the US National Institutes of Health all know each other from their involvement in the Human Biomolecular Atlas Program (HuBMAP). They discuss the importance of teamwork and structure in bringing together a large and diverse group to solve a common problem. Developed in partnership with Science.

Other episodes in the series

It all starts with ‘Hello’ Shruti Naik from NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Shruti Naik, NYU Grossman School of Medicine joins Sean to discuss the foundations of successful collaboration.

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Reaching out across the divide Oded Rechavi, Tel Aviv University

Sean is joined by Oded Rechavi from Tel Aviv University who discusses the power of collaborations that bring together different fields and perspectives.

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Sharing the benefitsMalcolm Skingle, Glaxo Smith-Kline

Malcolm Skingle from Glaxo Smith-Kline tells Sean about the huge opportunities within industry-academia collaborations to drive science for the greater good.

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Lifelong partnership Professor Linda Griffith, MIT

Professor Linda Griffith from MIT shares the importance of good personal relationships within impactful collaborations.

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