Panelist: “What role for design in biotech?” (November 2016) Biofabricate, Parsons School of Design.
Panelist: Speak the Small Truths” (November 2016) Food + Future Salon, MIT Media Lab
Panelist: “Biotech and Art” (November 2016) Hacking Arts, MIT Media Lab.
Panelist: “Precision Food” (September 2016) Jackson Hole Science Media Awards and Summit
“Synthetic Biology: Designing Living Things” (September 2016) Bruce Museum of Arts and Science
“Designing With Biology” (August 2016) Rockefeller University Science Outreach Program
“What is Synthetic Biology?” (April 2016) Keynote presentation at Boston Museum of Science program Building with Biology
“Don't be a jerk: A guide for scientists in public” (April 2016) Yale Poynter Fellowship presentation
Panelist: “Imagined Futures: Exploring how speculation about the future shapes what actually comes to pass” (March 2016) Tufts University Program on Science, Technology, and Society.
“Art, Design, and Synthetic Biology” (February 2016) Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education Biotechnology Webinar Series.
Panelist: “Women in STEM” (January 2016) Harvard-Radcliffe Women's Leadership Conference. “Microbiome technology” (November 2015) Forum for the Future Futures Salon: Me, Myself, and My Microbiome.
Panelist: “ (November 2015) Techonomy. Hunger, Health, and the Future of Food” “Biological Scent Design” (October 2015) Biofabricate.
“ (March 2015) The Institute for Art and Olfaction. The Biochemistry of Fragrance”
“Low-Tech Biotechnology: From Machines to Ecosystems.” (February 2015) The OpenLab Stockholm Grand Opening. VIDEO
“Semi-permeable: Skin and Microbes” (January 2015) L'Atelier.
“Designing Synthetic Biology” (December 2014) RISD Industrial Design Lecture Series.
Design's Big Debates: “ (June 2014) at Design Research Society 2014 Conference, Umeå, Sweden. Life Hacking”
“Synthesis: Synthetic Biology, Cheese, Art and Culture” (June 2014) Agricultural University of Athens.
“The Inside-Out Body” (April 2014) Synthetic Aesthetics Friday Late, Victoria & Albert Museum.
"Culture: Living With Bacteria" (March 2014) Sudbury Goodnow Library Local Luminaries Seminar Series.
"Synthesis: Biotechnology, Art, and Life in the Lab" (March 2014) Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School Women in Science Day.
"Bacterial Cultures" (January 2014) Design Dialogs, Art Center College of Design.
"The Art and Science of Smells" (December 2013) Marlborough School.
"Dirty Ecology: Bacteria and Art" (November 2013) Guest Lecture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Designed Objects Course.
"Media Hype and Synthetic Biology." (November 2013) With Alok Jha at the Science Gallery Dublin.
"Bacteria in Art and Science." (October 2013) Curiosity^3 at Columbia University.
"Toe Cheese: Biology and Disgust." (October 2013) PopTech.
"Synthetic Biology: The Art and Science of Engineering Life." (July 2013) Guest Lecture for UCLA Sci-Art NanoLab.
"Prototypes and Provocations: Imagining the Future of Synthetic Biology." (July 2013) Synthetic Biology 6.0 Panel, Design and synthetic biology: connecting people and technologies.
"Histories and Futures of Synthetic Biology." (May 2013) Guest Lecture for Introduction to Science Studies at the University of California, Irvine.
"Bacterial Encounters." (May 2013) UCLA Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous.
"Against Nature: Redesigning Biotechnology's Metaphors." (March 2013) Design Dialogs, Art Center College of Design.
"Biological Design in Context." (February 2013) UCLA Chemistry and Biology Interface Graduate Colloquium.
"Cheese Cultures: Art/Science/Ecology." (January 2013) UCLA Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous on Art-Science Collaborations.
"Feast, Famine, and Other Scenarios." (December 2012) Foodprint LA Panel discussion with Allison Carruth, Erik Cutter, and Joseph Wickham.
"Disciplining Synthetic Biology." (September 2012) 1∅ Conference.
"Engineering Biology." (November 2011) Workshop with HackLab, University of Southern California Annenberg Innovation Lab.
"Designing Biologically: Synthetic Biology Devices in Environmental and Social Context." (September 2011) Presentation at Synthetic Biology at the Interface of Science and Policy, University of Ottawa.
"Towards Sufficient Weirdness." (June 2011) Synthetic Biology Slam. VIDEO
"Imagining, engineering, and evolving synthetic biologies." (May 2011) Lecture at Bio:Fiction Film Festival.
"Beyond Agribusiness: New and Old Ways to Grow Food." (April 2011) Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Seminar Series, with Patrick Boyle and Tina Liu. Presenter, Form Follows Evolution, Function, or Fashion? Exploring collaborations between synthetic biology, art and design. (November 2010) Synthetic Aesthetics Seminar at MIT Media Lab.