Drug Discovery Day 2024: Transforming Drug Discovery with Next-Generation Biotechnology Tools

In this opening session from Drug Discovery Day 2024, David Walt, PhD, delivers a keynote lecture on how next-generation biotech tools such as spatial biology, single cell genomics, and complex in vitro models are revolutionizing the way drugs are developed. This is followed by a presentation by Carly Strelez, PhD, on using Organ-on-a-Chip technology to better understand colorectal cancer progression and transform approaches to personalized medicine.


David Walt, PhD

Hansjörg Wyss Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering

Harvard Medical School

Carly Strelez, PhD

Manager, Organ-on-a-Chip Team

Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine