Episode #88 – Jason Kelly: Testing Our Way Out of the Pandemic
Do we still need testing now that vaccines are rolling? Ginkgo Bioworks Founder, Jason Kelly, joins CareTalk to discuss how testing can help the world battle the pandemic.
Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/E6fkDAsmkYQ
About Jason Kelly:
Jason Kelly co-founded Ginkgo BioWorks in 2008. The organism is the product at Ginkgo BioWorks. Ginkgo's organism engineers design microbes made-to-order for customers across a range of industries by leveraging a technology platform including custom hardware, software, and wetware. Jason earned his PhD from MIT in Biological Engineering in2008, under professor Drew Endy, and his BS in Chemical Engineering and Biology in 2003. His doctoral research included the development of a widely adopted measurement standard for characterizing transcriptional elements.
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