Co-founders Seemay Chou and Prachee Avasthi join Lauren Richardson to discuss Arcadia’s mission, structure, culture, and more
Topics and timestamps
0:00 - What is Arcadia?
1:47 - What do we want to change about science?
4:28 - Is Arcadia bridging interactions between academia and industry?
05:58 - Does Arcadia have our own labs?
06:16 - What is our structure?
09:16 - Why is studying microbes important?
11:38 - How does Arcadia research get funded?
13:39 - How is our research self-sustaining?
20:30 - How are we pushing open science?
24:18 - How will we collaborate with academics?
26:48 - How will Arcadia avoid territorialism?
29:23 - What is our scientific mission? How do we choose organisms to study?
33:38 - What does success look like at Arcadia?
40:27 - How will we promote inclusivity?
45:25 - What if our experiment fails?
50:09 - Closing Remarks - Join our mission!