University of Colorado




RXN Wristband

Jenny Filipetti, Andrew Henderson, Stephen Lewis, & Alex Swanson

RXN Wristband glows when a user’s blood alcohol content is over the legal limit to drive. It can be grown sustainably and biomanufactured at scale. Designers utilize the wearable as a platform for building and adding biosensors for new metrics. Learn more about RXN Wristband.




Heather Underwood

Heather Underwood is an Assistant Professor and the Associate Director of Inworks at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. She is also the co-founder of Denver Biolabs, Colorado’s first DIY-bio community lab, which provides accessible synthetic biology education, labs, and project space to the greater Denver area. Heather teaches courses and workshops in human-centered design, computer science, bioinformatics, genetic engineering, and information and communication technologies for global development.