6-Week Immersion in Biohacking

Course Level: Open (Beginner to Advanced)   |   Required Experience: None

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isis eich

Isis Eich is a biotechnologist, futurist, and entrepreneur who has been active in science & entrepreneurship education and the Open Science movement in Brazil for the past 11 years. She works to explore new ways to expand scientific education, improve access, and cultivate scientific thinking to empower both individuals and communities. Isis holds a graduate degree in Biotechnology from the State University of Maringa, a Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Science and Technology from the Federal University of Alfenas as well as degrees in English & Portuguese Literature and International Trade Strategy.

Develop World-Changing Projects in the Exciting Field of Synthetic Biology

Discover the Possibilities

Discover the Possibilities

Explore the ways biology is shaping the evolution of technology and understand its many different applications to human problems.

Apply New Skills

Apply New Skills

Learn how to “do biology,” conduct lab research, test your hypotheses, build prototypes, and communicate your work to others.

Create Alliances

Create Alliances

Connect with new collaborators with diverse backgrounds from all over the world and forge alliances that will last a lifetime.

The Future of Biology

Personal Biology is rapidly becoming the new Personal Computing.

The wealth of opportunities opening up for development of new products and services based on biotechnology makes the field the new frontier of startups and entrepreneurship.

You might feel intimidated by it, but these opportunities are within your reach. At Exosphere’s Biohacking course you will learn the basics to demystify biology and access its tremendous potential.

"If I was a teenager today, I would be hacking biology"

Bill Gates

What You Will Learn


Basics of Laboratory Work & Experimentation

Technological breakthroughs are the result of disciplined, consistent adherence to the experimental process, accuracy in record-keeping, and precision in the use of tools & instruments. You will get up to speed in the lab first so that everything else you do is built on a solid foundation.

Synthetic Applications

Synthetic Biology applications

Plunge into the concepts and vocabulary of the life sciences and learn how to navigate the world through the lens of a biologist--identifying relevant information and speaking the language of the field.

Grow Organisms

How to Grow Organisms

Biology is the study of living things, which means you need to know how organisms grow and how to keep them alive. At Exosphere’s Biohacking course, you will learn how to grow and nurture an array of organisms from bacteria to plants to fungi.

Genetic Engineering

Genetic Engineering Techniques

Learn the basics of biological engineering through the manipulation of genetic information in organisms and explore the vast possibilities of its application to medicine, industry, environmental conservation & rehabilitation, architecture, and even art!

Communicate Ideas

How to Communicate Your Ideas

Being able to communicate effectively with your colleagues and other audiences like investors, customers and media is essential to your success. At Exosphere you will develop a full stack of communication and presentation abilities.


$2950 USD

July 3 - August 11

  • Including

  • All sessions
  • Workshops
  • Lab Space
  • Supplies
  • Payment Options*

  • Wire Transfer
  • Credit Card
  • Paypal
  • Bitcoin

* Installment plans available

Take the First Step

Apply Now with your basic information to schedule your admissions interview.