Christine Stevenson

About Christine Stevenson

Christine Stevenson is a freelance science writer and adjunct professor of biology at the Maricopa Community Colleges in the Phoenix metropolitan area. She holds an M.S. in Biology from Arizona State University and has a background in both wet lab research and venture capital consulting. She lives in Tempe, AZ with her dogs, cats, chickens, and goat.

Garments of interdependence: Natsai Audrey Chieza on fashion, design, and synthetic biology

This interview is sponsored by Ginkgo Bioworks, whose team members look to nature for ways to replace technology with biology. Learn more about Ginkgo’s creative residency and its innovative approach to designing custom microbes for customers across multiple markets. The content [...]

Living Medicines: Using Gut Microbes to Treat Disease

This article is sponsored by Ginkgo Bioworks. In the past ten years, the human microbiome has garnered an incredible amount of traction as a research subject and space for health intervention. During the rise of the microbiome, cultured foods like [...]

Building Biotech on the Success of Semiconductors: an Interview with CustomArray CEO Brooke Anderson about GenScript’s Recent Acquisition

Anyone working in the cutting-edge field of synthetic biology is inevitably standing on the shoulders of giants. These are the shoulders of past biologists and, increasingly, the shoulders of computer scientists whose innovations are carrying biology to a new level. [...]

Precision CRISPR Engineering Startup Guide BioSci Named Runner-Up in IDT Synthetic Biology Grant Contest

This article is sponsored by Integrated DNA Technologies. Guide Biosci has been named runner-up in IDT’s new Synthetic Biology Grant Program and will be receiving 50,000 base pairs of DNA from IDT’s synthetic biology product line, a value of approximately $7,500. [...]

Humanitarian Diagnostics Startup Helispot Takes Home First-Ever IDT Synthetic Biology Grant Award

This article is sponsored by Integrated DNA Technologies. We are entering the genomic age, as the distance between DNA/genomic research and consequential applications is rapidly shortening. From gene therapy to gene editing, powerful inventions for the betterment of humanity and the [...]

TeselaGen: Building the Information Technology Backbone for Synthetic Biology

As synthetic biology continues to come into its own, software is instrumental for transforming the field into a full-blown engineering discipline. TeselaGen is one software startup that is using a platform to shape the future of synbio. TeselaGen applies principles [...]