Scientific MOOCs follower. Author of Airpocalypse, a techno-medical thriller (Out Summer 2017)

Welcome to the digital era of biology (and to this modest blog I started in early 2005).

To cure many diseases, like cancer or cystic fibrosis, we will need to target genes (mutations, for ex.), not organs! I am convinced that the future of replacement medicine (organ transplant) is genomics (the science of the human genome). In 10 years we will be replacing (modifying) genes; not organs!

Anticipating the $100 genome era and the P4™ medicine revolution. P4 Medicine (Predictive, Personalized, Preventive, & Participatory): Catalyzing a Revolution from Reactive to Proactive Medicine.

I am an early adopter of scientific MOOCs. I've earned myself four MIT digital diplomas: 7.00x, 7.28x1, 7.28.x2 and 7QBWx. Instructor of 7.00x: Eric Lander PhD.

Upcoming books: Airpocalypse, a medical thriller (action taking place in Beijing) 2017; Jesus CRISPR Superstar, a sci-fi -- French title: La Passion du CRISPR (2018).

I love Genomics. Would you rather donate your data, or... your vital organs? Imagine all the people sharing their data...

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Highly interested in precision "genomic" medicine, in mHealth and patient engagement. MOOC & book worm. Earned myself two MITx edX certificates: genomics and python (quantitative medicine).

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The one thing you need to know about me: passionate about science and society, working on a writing project: genomic entertainment. From the Broad Institute to Broadway? I'm talking about the human genome project here -- so YES: I'm talking about YOUR own genome...

I did a post-graduate teacher training at La Sorbonne university, Paris, taught German language and literature in middle and high school for over a decade and earned myself two MITx EdX digital diplomas (certificates) in genomics and quantitative biology: 7000x and 7.QBWx. Currently a MOOC student: "Explore Statistics With R" (edX). One last thing: I am a writer.

My message to Regina Holliday -- The Walking Gallery Of Patients (sent 08/18/2014):

My Motivation

Inspired by:

"The Right Cancer Treatment Is In Your RNA"

"Blow Up Banks!" -- Marc Fiorentino's new book is out!

Ever wondered about the biology of banking? No? Well, this is your chance!...

Will we store our e-money  in synthetic DNA? Today's banks: Amazon, Apple, PayPal, Facebook.


Mes mots mis dans mon ADN.


Big Pharma Turning New Cancer Treatment Into Highly Profitable Niche

Sequencing your own genome at home?


Brain Death Is Getting A Reboot And It's Called Brain Health

"You change the software, you change the species:" Geneticist J. Craig Venter, creating a humanized pig for organ transplantation. "If we have the ability to make some things more youthful (cells, for example), can we say that we are 'youthanizing' them? I like to coin new terminology."  
"We can reprogram our DNA to be in a more youthful state. If we could turn medicine into an info-driven science, it would turn humanity into an info-driven species, working from knowledge; not from myth."
From euthanizing to "youthanizing" (brain cells, for example), thanks to genetics? Looks like brain death is getting a reboot and it's called brain health...

Dr. Craig Venter - "Life at the Speed of Light"

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Biology goes digital and it's the most important technology in the 21rst century!

Biology goes digital. Now we can flip that around: zeros and ones can make biological stuff... Coming up with situations where "a software builds its own hardware!"

Genomics and the Golden Age of Hardware Hacking

Human as a software. CRISPR the next killer app? (No pun intended)

Genomic Entertainment: keep calm & listen to the music of your genes