Tal Danino

Eyebeam CV

Tal Danino is an interdisciplinary artist and scientist working at the intersection of synthetic biology, technology, and art. Tal's scientific research focuses on genetically programming bacteria for applications such as cancer detection.  Stemming from his laboratory experience, Tal develops techniques to transform living microorganisms into visual artworks in a variety of forms. Originally from Los Angeles, Tal received B.S. degrees in Physics, Math, and Chemistry from UCLA and a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from UCSD.  He is a 2015 TED Fellow and visiting postdoctoral fellow at The Rockefeller University.