Marguerite Benony is a Ph.D student in Design in Paris, investigating the future of research laboratories in Life Sciences at Paris Diderot University. She questions, by an anthropological description, what is a research laboratory today, looking at its past forms and its fictional representation, in order to think the forms of tomorrow.



Jake Wintermute is a researcher at the CRI in Paris, where he teaches Introduction to Synthetic Biology for Master’s students. He is the creator and lead teacher for, a free open online course. His research interests include the biology of aging, genetic circuits to support drug discovery, and the human skin microbiome. 


Banner image: Michael D. Beckwith, The Leeds Library