Lisa Nip's work centers on how we can use synthetic biology to allow humanity to explore space.

Why you should listen

Lisa Nip earned her Ph.D. from MIT. During the completion of her doctorate, she used her training in biochemistry and biotechnology to devise biological solutions for long-duration space travel.

Nip was trained as a biochemist at Boston University and previously did research at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University.

Lisa Nip’s TED talk