Talks

Select invited talks.

upcoming

74. Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, "Bio-interfaces: Blurring the borders between biological and digital computing," Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, Irvine, CA, February 15-17, 2018

73. MIT Industrial Liaison Program, "New Technologies for the Age of Discovery," Cambridge, MA, November 15, 2017

72. TEDx Beacon Street, Boston, MA, November, 2017

72. Cambridge Historical Society Fall Symposium, Cambridge, MA, October 18, 2017

71. Hubweek, "Biota Beats," Boston, MA, October 10-15, 2017

70. Biohack the Planet, Oakland, CA, August, 2017


69. Montreal Bio-Hackathon, "Street Bio," July 15, 2017

68. Tokyo BioClub, "How To Grow (Almost) Anything," Tokyo, June 20, 2017

67. SB7.0, "Can hip hop save synthetic biology?" Singapore, June 15, 2017

66. On Cue, "Can hip hop save biotechnology?" Boston, MA, June 13, 2017

65. TEDx Lafayette, "How To Grow (Almost) Anything," Easton, PA, April 8, 2017

64. MIT, "Making a Biomakerspace @MIT," Cambridge, MA, January 9, 2017

63. Northeastern University, "Creative Ecosystems for Biological Making," Boston, MA, December 9, 2016

62. Hacking Arts 2016, Moderator, "Biotech and Art Panel," MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA, November 19, 2016

61. International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces, "All the cool, perfectly safe things you can do in a bio-makerspace," MIT, Cambridge MA, November 14, 2016

60. EMW Gallery, artist talk, "Living in Color," Cambridge, MA, November 10, 2017

59. EMW Street Bio Youth Science Initiative, "Making Molecules," Ginkgo Bioworks, Boston, MA, October 24, 2016

58. Biohack the Planet, "How To Grow (Almost) Anything: Creative Ecosystems for Biological Making," Counter Culture Labs, Oakland, CA, September 24, 2016

57. Defying Gravity: Artists of Color "Making It" in the Baystate, Artist Roundtable, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, May 14, 2016

56. Design Across Scales, "Synthetic Biology: Tools for Engineering Life," Cambridge, MA, March 28, 2016

55. Harvard Kennedy School, "Living Authentically," Cambridge, MA, March 3, 2016

54. Food and Drug Administration, "Artificial Gut for Prototyping Microbial Communities," Silver Spring, MD, March 2, 2016

53. MIT Synthetic Biology Center Annual Symposium, "Open Fluidic Hardware for Synthetic Biology," Cambridge, MA, January 25, 2016


52. Hacking the Human Body, "Engineering the Human Microbiome," San Francisco, CA, November 5, 2015

51. Biofabricate, "How To Grow (Almost) Anything," NYC, October 22, 2015

50. MIT SOLVE, panel on "Radical Maker Spaces & Tools for Innovation," Cambridge, MA, October 7, 2015 http://solve.mit.edu/program/wednesday

49. FAB11, "How To Grow (Almost) Anything," Cambridge, MA, August 5, 2015

48.Organ-on-a-chip World Congress, "Artificial Gut for Engineering Microbial Communities," Boston, MA, July 9, 2015

47. SOLID, "Street Bio," Fort Mason, San Francisco, June 2015

46. Media Lab Faculty Talk, "Street Bio," MIT Media Lab, May 20, 2015

45. MIT Museum Second Friday Series, "3D Printed Fluidics for Synthetic Biology," MIT Museum, Cambridge, MA, May 8, 2015

44. Applied Synthetic Biology for National Security, "Accelerated Synthetic Biology Prototyping," Washington, D.C., April 21, 2015

43. Engineering Biology for Science & Industry: Accelerating Progress, "A View from Young Scientific Leaders," Panel with Doug Densmore (BU), Karmella Haynes (ASU), Farren Isaacs (Yale), Julius Lucks (Cornell), Howard Salis (U Penn), New York City, NY, April 17, 2015

42. Design Across Scales, "Synthetic Biology: Tools for Programming Life," MIT, Cambridge, MA, March 31, 2015

41. South by Southwest, "MicroCulture: A Game on the Human Microbiota," Austin, TX (2015)

40. Media Lab Conversation Series, "Guts & Genius," Conversation with Joi Ito and Kevin Slavin, MIT Media Lab (2015) | Click for link to conversation

39. MIT Synthetic Biology Center Workshop, "Microfluidics for Synthetic Biology," Cambridge, MA, Feb 18, 2015

38. Playful Exploration, "The Human Microbiome & Tools for Programming Life," Parsons The New School for Design, New York City, NY (2015)


37. Technology & Ethics Drink Salon, "Biology is humanity's next technology revolution, but who will be empowered to participate?" EMW, Cambridge, MA (2014)

36. Marine Biology Lab Physiology Course Seminar, "Tools for Creative Expression with Biology," Woods Hole, MA (2014)

35. MIT Lincoln Laboratory Division Seminar, "Platform Tools for Synthetic Biology," Lexington, MA (2014)

34. Synthetic Biology Boston (SB^2), "Microfluidics for Synthetic Biology," Boston University, Boston, MA (2014)

33. MIT Center for Integrative Biology, "Biomolecular Prototyping Unit: Rapid Enzyme Assessment," MIT, Cambridge, MA (2014)

32. Draper Laboratory Seminar, "Open Biology," Cambridge, MA (2014)

31. Allied Media Conference, “Making MakerSpaces,” Panel with Jeff Sturges, Will MacFarlane, and Piper Carter, Detroit, MI (2014)

30. South by Southwest, “Building with Biology,” MIT Media Lab Future Futures Lounge, Austin, Texas (2014)

29. MIT Synthetic Biology Center Annual Symposium, “Open-Source Microfluidic Genetic Circuit Assembly,” Cambridge, MA (2014)


28. MIT Lincoln Laboratory Seminar Series, “Metafluidics: An Open Repository for Microfluidics,” MIT Lincoln Laboratory Beaver Works, Cambridge, MA (2013)

27. International Workshop of Biodesign Automation, “Microfluidic Genetic Circuit Assembly,” London, England (2013)

26. CM Summit, “Revolutions in Reading and Writing DNA,” New York City, NY (2013)

25. MIT Synthetic Biology Center Annual Symposium, “Microfluidics for miRNA Expression Profiling,” Cambridge, MA (2013)

24. National Institute of Standards (NIST) Biosystems and Biomaterials Division Seminar, “Synthetic Biology and Microfluidics,” Gaithersburg, MD (2013)


23. ArtScience Prize, “Synthetic Biology: Tools for Creativity,” Cloud Center, Boston, MA (2012)

22. Presentation to the MIT Lincoln Laboratory Advisory Board, “Microscopy and Microfluidics,” MIT Lincoln Laboratory (2012)

21. Synthetic Biology Leadership Excellence Accelerator Program, “Metafluidics,” Airlie Center, VA (2012)

20. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), “Metafluidics,” MIT Lincoln Laboratory (2012)

19. Victoria BioHacker Space, “Synthetic Biology and Microfluidics,” Victoria, Canada (2012)

18. University of California San Diego, Center for Systems Biology Seminar, “Synthetic Biology and Microfluidics,” (2012)

17. FBI-DIYBio Workshop, “MIT Lincoln Laboratory and Synthetic Biology,” Mountain View, CA (2012)

16. BioCurious Community Biology Lab, “Synthetic Biology and Microfluidics,” Santa Clara, CA (2012)


15. Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, Brandeis University, “Microfluidic Synthesis of Membrane Proteins for an Olfactory Receptor-Based Odorant Biosensor,” (2010)

14. Materials Research Symposium (MRS, “Microfluidic Synthesis of Membrane Proteins for an Olfactory Receptor-Based Odorant Biosensor,” San Francisco, CA (2010)

13. Membrane Biology Frontiers, New Technology for Working with Membrane Proteins, “Microfluidic Gene and Protein Synthesis for Membrane Protein Fabrication,” Mykonos, Greece (2009)

12. Hong Kong University, Department of Electrical Engineering, “Microfluidic Gene Synthesis,” (2008)

11. Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Applied Physics, (2008)

10. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, “Whole Genome Engineering and the Construction of New Genetic Codes,” (2008)

9. Materials Research Symposium (MRS), “Towards a Virtual Cell: Integrated Gene and Protein Synthesis in a Microfluidic Device,” (2008)

8. Alberta Ingenuity Fund: Advanced Technologies for Agrology: Opportunities for Alberta's Bioeconomy. “High through-put systems: Lab-on-a-chip,” Banff, Alberta, Canada (2008)

7. Microsystems Annual Research Conference, “Integrated gene and protein synthesis in a microfluidic device,” Waterville Valley, NH (2008)

6. Synthetic Biology Working Group Seminar, MIT, “Microfluidics, de novo synthesis, and synthetic biology,” MIT Stata Center (2007)

5. Synthetic Biology 3.0, Concepts for Fabrication, “Microfluidic Gene Synthesis,” Zurich, Switzerland" (2007)

4. Condensed Matter Seminar, Brandeis University, “Microfluidic Gene Synthesis,” (2007)

3. Coding and Computation in Microfluidics, MIT Center for Bits and Atoms, “Microfluidics for Gene Fabrication,” MIT Media Lab (2007)

2. Materials Research Symposium (MRS), “Parallel gene synthesis in a microfluidic device,” (2007)

1. Electron, Ion, and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication (EIPBN),“Ultra-rapid Nanostructure fabrication by Focused Ion Beam writing with nanoparticles,” Anaheim, CA (2004)

Guts & Genius #MLTalks March 3, 2015

Hacking Arts, November 19, 2016

Synthetic Biology Leadership Excellence Accelerator Program (LEAP)

MIT, Kresge Auditorium