Dr. Inés Dawson
Science communicator and Oxford graduate (DPhil Biomechanics of Insect Flight)
Inés is a science communicator and Oxford graduate (DPhil Biomechanics of Insect Flight). She runs the award-winning bilingual YouTube channel Draw Curiosity, and makes science stories interesting and accessible for a wide range of audiences. An enthusiastic and entertaining educational speaker, Inés uses creativity to make complex subjects simple and fun.
Dr. Pardis Sabeti
Pardis is an Iranian-American computational biologist, medical geneticist, and evolutionary geneticist. A full professor at Harvard University, she was part of a team which used advanced genomic sequencing to locate a single point of infection from an animal reservoir to a human, during the 2014 West African Ebola outbreak. The work led her to be named one of TIME Magazine's Persons of the Year in 2014 and one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2015.
Greg graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a PhD in Chemical Engineering in 1998 and works at Merck as Head of Genome Engineering R&D in the Life Sciences business. As a scientific group leader with 20 years of experience (molecular biology, bioinformatics and genome editing), his current focus is on genome and epigenome editing with CRISPR and other systems.