Edgar Andrés Ochoa Cruz has a PhD in biotechnology from the University of São
Paulo, Brazil. He was an instructor of two Brazilian iGEM teams and founder of SyntechBio,
the first biohacker space in South America that later became the Latin American Network of
Biohacker Spaces. He manages and develops several projects in synthetic biology. He is also
developing platforms for providing home and industry users access to biotechnology. He is the
cofounder of Arcturus BioCloud in San Francisco, California, whose goal is to take synthetic
biology to your home safely.