Manuel Giménez is a synthetic biologist and computer scientist from Universidad de Buenos
Aires. He was member and instructor of the first two Argentinean iGEM teams, founder of the
first biohacking community in Buenos Aires (BiohackingBA), and is currently a graduate student
at Boston University. He has recently been spreading the word about synthetic biology in
his home country and the region. His dream is to see a mature and strong bioeconomy based on
innovation developed throughout the whole Latin American region.