Profile

Cover photo
Alan Kotok
Worked at Science magazine
Attended Boston University
Lives in Arlington, Va.
8,931 followers|1,209,923 views
AboutPostsVideos

Stream

 
Cellectis Plant Sciences, a biotechnology company in Minnesota developing higher quality crops through genetic engineering, licensed CRISPR genome editing technology from University of Minnesota. #Science #Business
2
Add a comment...

Alan Kotok
moderator

Genomics  - 
 
Cellectis Plant Sciences, a biotechnology company in Minnesota developing higher quality crops through genetic engineering, licensed CRISPR genome editing technology from University of Minnesota. #Science #Business
3
Add a comment...
 
A clinical trial testing a new therapy for multiple sclerosis shows the drug improves the performance of optic nerves in patients with acute optic neuritis, a condition highly associated with multiple sclerosis. #Science #Business  
2
Add a comment...

Alan Kotok

Shared publicly  - 
 
No one said it would be easy.
In a difficult bid to land a Falcon 9 rocket stage on a floating barge for the first time, SpaceX, the private space exploration company, was unsuccessful.
4
Add a comment...

Alan Kotok
moderator

Diabetes  - 
 
A clinical trial is getting under way testing a smartphone app to help people with diabetes manage their condition, and in particular assess chronic foot ulcers associated with diabetes. #Science #Health #Mobile  
10
3
Lai Lisa's profile photoClaudette Furrer (PN Instructor)'s profile photo
Add a comment...
 
Voyager Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing gene therapies for central nervous system disorders, raised $60 million in its second venture financing round. #Science #Business  
4
2
Gisele Waters's profile photoWu dahai's profile photo
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
8,931 people
Edmond Durana's profile photo
Alberto Mena's profile photo
Darrell Mays's profile photo
‫سعيد سهرابي‬‎'s profile photo
Bonnie Pickartz's profile photo
Ulaanaa Myagmar's profile photo
Robert Bevins's profile photo
Edward K.'s profile photo
Dessy Aitken's profile photo

Alan Kotok

Shared publicly  - 
 
Is there big money in biotechnology? Aduro Biotech, a developer of immunotherapies to treat cancer, issued its initial public stock offering today that expects to net the company some $108 million, after issuing 7 million shares priced at $17.00. The stock closed today at $41.06.
2
1
Gisele Waters's profile photo
Add a comment...

Alan Kotok
moderator

Neuroscience  - 
 
A clinical trial testing a new therapy for multiple sclerosis shows the drug improves the performance of optic nerves in patients with acute optic neuritis, a condition highly associated with multiple sclerosis. #Science #Business  
13
3
Joe Faber's profile photoTaylor Chen's profile photo
Add a comment...
 
Researchers at Ohio State University designed an automated treadmill that adjusts to changes in running speed by users, thus making the experience more like running outdoors. #Science #Business  
1
Add a comment...
 
A clinical trial is getting under way testing a smartphone app to help people with diabetes manage their condition, and in particular assess chronic foot ulcers associated with diabetes. #Science #Mobile #Health  
1
Add a comment...
 
SpaceX launch delayed one day.
 
Launch is scrubbed today for weather. Next launch opportunity is tomorrow 4/14 at 4:10pm EDT.
23 comments on original post
1
Add a comment...
 
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a division of Johnson & Johnson, is licensing an electronic DNA drug delivery technology from Ichor Medical Systems for vaccines to treat hepatitis B. #Science #Business  
2
1
Hepatitis Infection Information Center's profile photo
Add a comment...
People
Have him in circles
8,931 people
Edmond Durana's profile photo
Alberto Mena's profile photo
Darrell Mays's profile photo
‫سعيد سهرابي‬‎'s profile photo
Bonnie Pickartz's profile photo
Ulaanaa Myagmar's profile photo
Robert Bevins's profile photo
Edward K.'s profile photo
Dessy Aitken's profile photo
Education
  • Boston University
    MSc, Public Communications, 1967 - 1969
  • University of Iowa
    Journalism, 1963 - 1967
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Story
Tagline
Writer, editor, publisher, photographer, and runner ... in no particular order
Introduction
Alan Kotok is a Washington, DC-based reporter and writer on technology, business, and public policy, and editor and publisher of Science & Enterprise, an online news service on the value chain connecting scientific discovery with the marketplace. 
Bragging rights
Wrote three print and two e-books books, started two companies, ran two marathons
Work
Occupation
Officially retired, but working at what I like
Employment
  • Science magazine
    Managing editor, Science Careers, 2003 - 2010
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Arlington, Va.