Carlos L. Araya is a post-doctoral researcher at Stanford University interested in a broad range of areas, including protein design, directed evolution, regulatory networks, and reprogramming. Carlos holds a Ph.D in Genome Sciences from the University of Washington and is most comfortable outdoors.
“We need more science fiction about improving agriculture, inventing artificial wombs, preventing pandemics, repairing the educational system for children, and keeping our ice caps from melting. All of these are examples of big stuff that needs to be done. And science is helping in big and small ways with all of them. We await the stories that will unite us in a passionate quest to make them happen.”
For more, read Neal Stephenson’s essay on Innovation Starvation.