Why Should Everyone Care About Biosecurity?

Fiona Mischel
Published -
August 24, 2021

Biology is reshaping our future, from our medicines to our food, fuels, homes, and even clothes.

But the power to engineer and re-design biology comes with significant responsibility.

How can we ensure the bio-engineering tools aren't misused or create accidentally harmful materials? How can we ensure workers, our society, and our planet are all protected?

In our inaugural Built with Biology Podcast episode, host Fiona Mischel speaks with James Diggans, Head of Biosecurity at Twist Bioscience. What is biosecurity, why does it matter, and how it could impact your day-to-day life? Get all your questions answered and more!