Link to the Podcast

Synthetic biology is likely to have a profound impact on our future health, the environment and how scientists relate to society – and Imperial College London is at the forefront of this exciting new field in Europe.

Talk includes an interview by Alok Jha of  designer Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg about collaborating with bio-engineers and scientists in imagining future applications and consequences of this emerging technology; Dr Tom Ellis, of Imperial College London, and Dr Leslie Mitchell, of Johns Hopkins University, about their work creating a synthetic yeast; Prof Farren Issacs from Yale University about new tools he is designing for biomedical research; and biological conservationist and consultant Kent Redford on using synthetic biology to preserve the world’s biodiversity.

Some of the other work of Dasiy and Sascha

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