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Sarah discusses moving beyond the model organism in Ginkgo Bioworks’ Ferment TV series

Sarah and Natsai Audrey Chieza of Faber Futures discuss moving beyond the model organism and disrupting industrial biotechnology in Ginkgo Bioworks' Ferment TV series:

Sarah Talks Domestication to C&EN

Sarah talks to C&EN as part of its compilation on women in the molecular sciences.

Sarah is the recipient for the Next Generation Award from AWIS

Sarah is the recipient for the Next Generation Award from AWIS, celebrating excellence in STEM and diversity in the workplace.

MicroByre raises a seed round!

On April 26, 2019, MicroByre, Inc., closed a $3 million priced seed round co-led by BioEconomy Capital, a leader in early stage industrial biotechnology venture capital, and PRIME Impact Fund, a cutting-edge climate impact investor. The proceeds will be used to expand...

Training Bacteria to Save the Planet!

Sarah talks training bacteria to save the planet.

First Contact with Bacteria at Silicon Valley Energy Summit

Elucidating first contact with the bacteria that shape our world at the Silicon Valley Energy Summit:

Turning Genomic Data into Knowledge

Sarah talks functional genomics at the Simons Institute:

Sarah Talks Genome Design at SB7.0

Sarah will briefly discuss the design of a synthetic eukaryotic genome at the premier seventh annual international synthetic biology conference.

Clean Energy Trust Awards $1m to Midwest CleanTech Startups

Sarah delivered a keynote on bacterial potential at the Clean Energy Trust Challenge 2017.

MicroByre joins Cyclotron Road

MicroByre has joined the third cohort of Cyclotron Road innovators.

Sarah talks to the Empiricist League

The Germ Wrangler talks about the past and future of CRISPR and gene editing — and also bacteria.

Sarah Keynotes at SxSW Eco

Sarah delivered a talk, “The planet is a cookbook: Genetic Engineering Recipes for the Future” at SxSW Eco 2016 in Austin, TX

Pigs inspired by Clostridium thermocellum, a bacteria noted for biomass conversion. See more of Karen’s work