Our Team

Laura Turpeinen

Co-founder


Originally from Finland, Laura is about to finish her master’s degree in Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology at the University of Edinburgh. She has a keen interest in gene editing and has worked in CRISPR research. She enjoys reading dystopian novels at local coffee shops.

 

Fernanda Bolaños Alejos

Co-founder


Born in Mexico, Fernanda has a background in chemistry and is about to complete her masters in Biotechnology at the University of Edinburgh. She is passionate about how cutting-edge research is translated into biotech industries and healthcare. She loves marvel comics.

 

Ivan Shpurov

Co-founder


Originating from Moscow, Ivan is a skilled neurobiologist with an interest in computer science. He is currently working on his MSc in Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology, and hopes to begin a PhD in bioinformatics in the near future. His favourite painter is the renaissance painter El Greco.

 

Luis Guzman Martinez

Co-founder


Born in Chile, Luis is currently pursuing a masters degree in Art, Space and Nature at the University of Edinburgh. His interest in biology lead him to finish an MSc in Bioethics. His work merges biology and design, spanning from painting and sculpting to computer modelling. He likes VERY alternative music.