Author Archives: Ros Deegan

Biotech Climate Change
October 1, 2018

This post was written by Ros Deegan, CBO of Bicycle Therapeutics, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC When I first moved from the UK to the US, I told my parents that there was more biotech

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Trains, Bicycles, And Business Development
May 30, 2018

This blog post was written by Ros Deegan, CBO of Bicycle Therapeutics, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. It’s heresy to write this but it’s trains not bicycles that come to mind when describing our partnering

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Two’s Company, Three’s Diversity
February 12, 2018

This blog was written by Ros Deegan, CBO of Bicycle Therapeutics, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. Two years ago, Bloomberg Business published a feature entitled At Biotech Party, Gender Diversity Means Cocktail Waitresses. Within three

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Brexit – Own Goal Or Overhead Kick?
November 27, 2017

This blog was written by Ros Deegan, CBO of Bicycle Therapeutics, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. On June 27, 2016 England’s soccer team was knocked out of the European Championships by Iceland – a tiny

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Crossing The Sea: Adventures In Transatlantic Biotech Operations
August 24, 2017

This blog was written by Ros Deegan, CBO of Bicycle Therapeutics, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. On my first morning as a US-based employee, I took advantage of the hotel’s shopping service by ordering the

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Doing Good To Feel Better: The Expanding Role Of Philanthropy In Drug Development
May 9, 2017

This blog was written by Ros Deegan, CBO of Bicycle Therapeutics, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. As a child, I once played the fiddler in ‘Fiddler on the Roof’. I was a horrible violinist with

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From Poisons To Pills: Peptides
February 10, 2017

This blog was written by Ros Deegan, CBO of Bicycle Therapeutics, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. When a taxi driver finds out the name of my company, I am inevitably asked, “What does Bicycle Therapeutics

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Setting Up A US Biotech Subsidiary: Cambridge, Old England To Cambridge, New England
August 23, 2016

This post was written by Ros Deegan, CBO of Bicycle Therapeutics, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. Sail-away It’s January on a ship in the South Pacific. Instead of enjoying hula and coconuts, I’m struggling to

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