The IDEAcademy Education and Leadership Event

Fueling Insights, Driving Transformation

Sponsored by Eastman Foundation and East Tennessee State University, the IDEAcademy is a leadership development conference that brought BioBuilder’s Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Natalie Kuldell, to the mainstage. There, she described how BioBuilder, the first formal curriculum for high school in the field of synthetic biology, is changing the way we teach science to emphasize what is possible rather than what is already known.

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About BioBuilder Hear from students and teachers

Filmed at BioBuilder’s Learning Lab, this 90 second video captures some of our impact. It showcases interviews with students and teachers reflecting on what makes the BioBuilder programs and community so special.

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#TBT TEDxBermuda

Synthesizing Change

Throwback to the Dr. Natalie Kuldell’s 2013 presentation of synbio and BioBuilder.

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NewsWatch TV Tech Spotlight with Andrew Tropeano and Michelle Ison

Teaching DNA as a programming language for cells

Life Science Engineering has never been more important or more promising, but in a few years there will be a shortage of skilled workers ready to take on the challenge. BioBuilder is addressing this need, with hands-on activities and remote learning opportunties.

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