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September 20, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
James A. Little Theater
1060 Cerrillos Road Santa Fe
Meredith Davidson

Creative Thought Forum lectures are free for SAR members and $10 for not-yet-members.

Register in advance here.

Christina Agapakis

Christina Agapakis

Rose oil made from yeast? Cheese made using bacteria from the human body? Lab scientists are now merging engineering and biology to create living bacteria and other life forms for commercial purposes. Learning from nature, organism engineers develop products that aim to replace existing technology with new biology. Christina Agapakis, Harvard-trained creative director at Gingko Bioworks, discusses the journey to create engineered living cells and how synthetic biology is likely to shape communities, cultures, and the future.

If you would like to become an SAR member and receive free admission to this lecture and other benefits, click here.


SAR SALON: Friday, September 21, 2018 Salons are offered on the morning following each Creative Thought Forum lecture. The salon is an opportunity for a conversation-style gathering with the speaker for a deeper exploration of the lecture topics. Participation in the salons is limited to 25 people and is a free member benefit; advanced registration is required with priority given to Chaco level members and above. For more information or to register for the salon call 505-954-7231.



Learn more about SAR’s Creative Thought Forum here.

Image above: A sample of fabric dyed by living bacteria, by designer Natsai Chieza of Faber Futures.

This Lecture Sponsored By:

Dan Merians and Tamara Bates UBS Financial Services
Daniels Insurance, Inc.

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