Biotechnology is a fascinating and complex field, but it is often portrayed as a parody of itself – a scientist in lab coat and glasses, holding a syringe of blue liquid at a bench in an industrial clean room. Keira Havens is a scientist with a love for beauty, and as CEO of Revolution Bioengineering she has combined the two by making flowers that change color throughout the day. In her talk, she shares her vision of a vibrant and stunning future made possible through responsible innovation and the integration of computation, engineering, and biology. Keira wants to shatter some stereotypes, and inspire people to learn how beautiful biotechnology can be!
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