Evolutionary Biologist | Former Co-Host of Daily Planet
One of the World’s Most Distinguished Biologists
E.O. Wilson has made a tremendous contribution to our understanding of biodiversity, while his insights on social and group behavior have changed our perception of ourselves. The stirring keynotes fro...
Science Writer and Broadcaster | Author of Rise of the Necrofauna
Deputy Director of Surveillance, Data & Epidemiology for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | Guest Host of The Nature of Things
Dr. Jennifer Gardy is the charismatic champion of science that we need today. Called “the Next Suzuki” by the Globe and Mail, Gardy unveils a fundamental truth that has resonated with audiences in every field: science is the invisible playbook that guides human progress—from new technologies to workplace issues to the hyper-competitive world of business.
Data Ecologist and Complexity Scientist
CEO of Phylagen, Inc. | TED Senior Fellow
How can we create sustainable cities and healthier buildings—including classrooms, hospitals, offices, and homes—by studying microbes? TED Senior Fellow Jessica Green explains how in visually rich tal...
Expert on the spread of pandemics worldwide
New York Times Reporter for Science and Medicine; Author of Mercies in Disguise, Rethinking Thin, Ultimate Fitness, and Flu
CEO and Co-Founder of EpiBone, TED Senior Fellow
Nina Tandon is at the cutting edge of science where sci-fi meets reality. She works on growing artificial hearts and bones that can be put into the body, and studies the new frontier of biotech: homes...
Director of MIT Media Lab’s Community Biotechnology Initiative
At the MIT Media Lab, David Kong is a passionate, brilliant exponent of biotechnology: the next major scientific innovation to transform life as we know it. But to start the revolution—and for human c...