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Making Sense of the Neobiological Revolution
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Mapping the brain, sequencing the genome, decoding the microbiome, extending life, curing diseases, editing mutations. We live in a time of awe and possibility — and also enormous responsibility. Are you prepared?

Editors
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Founder
Jane Metcalfe
Founder of Neo.life. Entrepreneur in media (Wired) and food (TCHO). Lover of mountains, horses, roses, and kimchee, though not necessarily in that order.
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Editor
Brian Bergstein
Story seeker and story teller. Editor at Neo.life. Editor at Large, MIT Technology Review.
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Art director
Nicholas Vokey
Los Angeles-based graphic designer and animator.
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consultant
Saul Carlin
plants & waters seeds
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editor
Rachel Lehmann-Haupt
Editor, www.theartandscienceoffamily.com & NEO.LIFE, author of In Her Own Sweet Time: Egg Freezing and the New Frontiers of Family
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Laura Cochrane
“To oppose something is to maintain it.” — Ursula K. Le Guin
Writers
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Amanda Schaffer
writes for the New Yorker and Neo.life, and is a former medical columnist for Slate. @abschaffer
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Mallory Pickett
freelance journalist in Los Angeles
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Karen Weintraub
Health/Science journalist passionate about human health, cool researcher and telling stories.
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Anna Nowogrodzki
Science and tech journalist. Writing in Nature, National Geographic, Smithsonian, mental_floss, & others.
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Juan Enriquez
Best-selling author, Managing Director of Excel Venture Management.
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Christina Farr
Tech and features writer. @Stanford grad.
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NEO.LIFE
Making sense of the Neobiological Revolution. Get the email at www.neo.life.
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Maria Finn
I’m an author and tell stories across multiple mediums including prose, food, gardens, technology & narrative mapping. www.mariafinn.com Instagram maria_finn1.
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Stephanie Pappas
I write about science, technology and the things people do with them.
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David Eagleman
Neuroscientist at Stanford, internationally bestselling author of fiction and non-fiction, creator and presenter of PBS’ The Brain.
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Kristen V. Brown
Reporter @Gizmodo covering biotech.
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David Ewing Duncan
Life science journalist; bestselling author, 9 books; NY Times, Atlantic, Wired, Daily Beast, NPR, ABC News, more; Curator, Arc Fusion www.davidewingduncan.com
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Dorothy Santos
writer, editor, curator, and educator based in the San Francisco Bay Area about.me/dorothysantos.com
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Dr. Sophie Zaaijer
CEO of PlayDNA, Postdoctoral fellow at the New York Genome Center, Runway postdoc at Cornell Tech.
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Andrew Rosenblum
I’m a freelance tech writer based in Oakland, CA. You can find my work at Neo.Life, the MIT Technology Review, Popular Science, and many other places.
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Diana Crow
Fledgling science journalist here, hoping to foster discussion about the ways science acts as a catalyst for social change #biology
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Ashton Applewhite
Calling for a radical aging movement. Anti-ageism blog+talk+book
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Grace Rubenstein
Multimedia journalist; Spanish speaker; social/bio science geek; tweets on public health & psychology, immigration, journalism; SF Giants fan and dancing fool.