Christina Agapakis: Toe Cheese

Christina Agapakis

Christina Agapakis is a biologist who studies the relationships between humans and bacteria at many scales and through multiple disciplines.

Using synthetic biology, genomics, and art, Agapakis explores the evolution and design of microbial communities in the soil, in our bodies and in cheese. Christina has been listed in Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30: Science and Healthcare and her work has been featured in the Journal of Biological Engineering and Nature Chemical Biology, among others.

Her work shows us how art and design can have a valuable impact on the ways we engage with and practice science.

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