Round Table on SynBio & Education – December 3rd 2020

Join us on December 3rd between 4 and 5:30 pm (CET) for a virtual round table discussion on synthetic biology and education. 

The speakers on our panel will be:

  • Jake Beal, University of Iowa, USA. He is a Senior Scientist at BBN Technologies and  a research affiliate of the University of Iowa. Previously, he was also a research affiliate of MIT, where he did his graduate and postdoctoral work. He is involved in several SynBio projects and initiatives, including SBOL, iGEM and the Living Computing Project.
  • Markus Schmidt, Biofaction, Austria. He engages in documentary film production, game development and explores the creative interface of art and science. He is the CEO and founder of BioFaction , a research and communication company in Vienna with expertise in science communication, film production, technology assessment and the study of ethical, legal and social issues in emerging science and technology. 
  • Kristie Tanner, Darwin Bioprospecting Excellence SL, Spain. She is currently finishing her PhD on the microbiota of sun-exposed environments and is the R+D Project Manager at DARWIN. She is engaged in several communication and educational activities, including the BioRoboost Dissemination and Communication Strategy and the BioRoboost educational kit.

Chair: Manuel Porcar, I2SysBio (UV-CSIC), Spain. He is group leader of the Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology group at the I2SysBio and coordinator of the BioRoboost project. He has been involved in several iGEM projects, as well as many other synthetic biology communication initiatives.

If you want to join us, don’t forget to register here.

You can access the online round table event here.

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