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.