2018 Speakers


Tuesday, July 24
Tara Deans, University of Utah
Title: Biomedical Engineering Approaches for Studying Hematopoiesis

Wednesday, July 25
Matthew Bennett, Rice University
Title: Spatiotemporal Dynamics in Synthetic Microbial Consortia

Thursday, July 26
Yvonne Chen, University of California Los Angeles
Title: Engineering Next-Generation T Cells for Cancer Immunotherapy

Friday, July 27
Frances Arnold, California Institute of Technology
Title: Enzymes by Evolution: Bringing New Chemistry to Life

Sunday, July 29
David Kong, MIT Media Lab
Title: Community-Driven Biotechnology

Monday, July 30
Michelle O’Malley, University of California Santa Barbara
Title: Engineering Synthetic Microbial Consortia Inspired by the Rumen Microbiome

Tuesday, July 31
Charles Gersbach, Duke University
Title: Genome and Epigenome Editing for Gene Therapy, Cell Programming, and Functional Genomics

Wednesday, August 1
Tae Seok Moon, Washington University St. Louis
Title: Systems and Synthetic Biology: Constructing Programmable Cells

Thursday, August 2
Jose Avalos, Princeton University
Title: Using Mitochondria and Light for Spatial and Temporal Control of Engineered Metabolic Pathways