On Garages and Genes, or the rise and fall of the California ideology – Lecture by Hallam Stevens

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On Garages and Genes, or the rise and fall of the California ideology – Lecture by Hallam Stevens

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23 Nov 2019, Sat 02:00 PM - 07:00 PM The Single Screen, Block 43 Malan Road

2.00 – 2.15pm Introduction by Ute Meta Bauer, Founding Director, NTU CCA Singapore, and Professor, NTU ADM, and Laura Miotto, Associate Professor, NTU ADM

2.15 – 3.00pm Lecture: On Garages and Genes, or the rise and fall of the California ideology by Hallam Stevens, Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences, NTU

Much of today’s biotech was created in the image of Silicon Valley. The first genetic engineers emerged in California in the 1970s and the industry continues to bear the imprint of its origins. But Silicon Valley’s attitude towards technology is coming under increasing pressure—the world is beginning to push back against “tech bros” and social media monopolies. What does this mean for bioscience? Could we perhaps find other ways of working with and manipulating biomatter and living things that move beyond the worlds of venture capital, startups, and IPOs? Could such models even provide clues for new ways of living with others in the Chthulucene?

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2019-11-23

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English

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Lecture: On Garages and Genes, or the rise and fall of the California ideology by Hallam Stevens, Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences, NTU

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“On Garages and Genes, or the rise and fall of the California ideology – Lecture by Hallam Stevens,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed December 5, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/2953.