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Speaker Announcement: Drew Endy


We're excited to welcome Drew Endy to our growing lineup of amazing biohackers. Drew is a true pioneer. More about him:

Drew Endy, Ph.D. is a long time BioHacker and leader in the field of Synthetic Biology. He is faculty in Stanford’s Bioengineering program and board president of the BioBricks Foundation (BBF) (BBF). Esquire named Endy one of the 75 most influential people of the 21st century. His support for the community is manifested through helping create the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition, the Registry of Standard Biological Parts, the BIOFAB, the SB conference series, the US Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center (SynBERC). Drew is also a vocal advocate for open science and cross-disciplinary innovation. This is exhibited in a recent paper he co-authored with Laurie Zoloth, “Should We Synthesize a Human?”. It’s also evident in his collaborations with designers and social scientists for the 2014 Synthetic Aesthetics project, as well as his involvement in the SynbioLEAP program.


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