Speech presented during the panel “Ethics and security of biological data”, held within Jamboree Brazil, iGEM, 2020. Text only available in Portuguese.
The term biohacking encompasses a wide range of practices: from bodily modifications such as chip implants to building garage labs. Lecture presented at Roadsec São Paulo 2016. Language: Portuguese.
Visual essay done in October 2015 together with some of the 10 undergraduate students from USP who participated in the BIOMOD international biomolecular design competition. The group was the first South American to participate and had students from chemistry, physics, biomedical sciences, design, social sciences and mathematics.
Article written and presented at 17 ESOCITE BR, in the working group “Peripherality and subalternity in the production of knowledge”. In the article, I made an ethnographic analysis of the participation of the University of São Paulo team in the 2016 IGEM international genetic engineering competition. You can download this article here (available only in … Read moreThe sorcerer’s hat: do-it-yourself science as sociotechnical controversy
This dissertation aims to closely follow (bio) hacker practices beaconed by political guidelines of opening and democratization, carried out at first within the University of São Paulo, a “traditional” research institution, but integrating networks and building alliances that enlarge and thicken the actors and places authorized to engage scientific practices. It is na experimental ethnographic … Read moreThe sorcerer’s hat: artifacts, apprentices and apprenticeships from a (bio)hacker scientific making