Oliver Medvedik

Synthetic biologist

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About Oliver


Open source synthetic biologist and founder of Genspace, a first of its kind community biolab. He believes that DIY genetic bioengineering should be available to all.

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Oliver Medvedik on the TED blog


Exclusive video: How to make a cocktail from strawberry DNA

December 20, 2013

DNA. It’s what encodes the genetic material of every living thing. And it also makes a yummy cocktail. This video, which stars TED Fellow synthetic biologist Oliver Medvedik, shows you how to make a delicious adult beverage out of frozen strawberries, pineapple juice and Bacardi 151. Follow the adorably animated instructions, and you’ll be able […]

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