A look at the biohacking spaces in Latin America and the open-science initiatives that are expanding in the region.
Oscar Joel De La Barrera Benavidez
Oscar Joel de la Barrera Benavidez is a biotech engineer from the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN). He is the founder of Biohackers Mexico, cofounder and CEO of the synthetic biology startup GATCorp, cofounder of the agro-biotech startup Huitl and advisor to the Guanajuato 2016 iGEM/TECNOx team. He considers himself an independent scientist and wants to democratize biotech and science.