Christina Cogdell is Chair and Professor of the Department of Design at UC Davis. She studies the intersections of biological theory and practice with design and architecture, having just published Toward a Living Architecture? Complexism and Biology in Generative Design (2018). She teaches a regular course on Biodesign Theory and Practice and also this two-quarter course for the Biodesign Challenge competition.
Dave Furlow is Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, Director of the University Honors Program, and Professor of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior. His research studies the molecular basis of hormone action, particularly during development, including analysis of gene expression programs during morphogenesis, and genome editing in model organisms.
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