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Honors & Awards
-Judge at iGEM 2016 - MIT competition.
-Judge at iGEM 2015 - MIT competition.
-Co-director of the Mentorship Program at the iGEM 2016 competition.
-Judge at Hackathon Ekos Competition 2015 - Natura Company. São Paulo, Brazil.
-High-School student's Mentor at iGEM 2015 - MIT competition.
-Mentor Biotechnology Business 2016 - Startup Mexico.
-DNA-based economy, when evolution is digitalized - Singularity University - NASA, Moffett Field. 2017.
-Advance Tools for Synthetic Biology - Khan Lab School - IndieBio, San Francisco. 2017.
-Copy, Paste and Edit | Digital Biology and Genetic Engineering- PICNIC Festival 2016 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
-The future of Synthetic Biology, Cloud Laboratories - Singularity University - NASA, Moffett Field. 2015.
-Hands-on, design principles of genetic engineering - IDEO, Mountain View. 2015.
-Hands-on, design principles of genetic engineering - Denver Biolabs, Denver. 2015.
-Hands-on, design principles of genetic engineering - Biocurious, Sunnyvale. 2015.
-The future of genetic engineering, Cloud Laboratories -Bioeconomy Strategic WorkShop, USP - São Paulo. 2015.
-Innovation in genetic engineering - Natura Company, São Paulo. 2015.
-Biohackers from a Latin American Perspective - BioHack Academy from Waag Society at Garagem FabLab, São Paulo. 2015.
-Biohackers Challenges and Opportunities - Maker Week at Garagem FabLab, São Paulo. 2015.
-Technological evolution and Synthetic Biology, Hibrida Project. São Paulo University. 2014.
-Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology for designers. DesignbyNature Talk 03. São Paulo, Brazil. 2014.
-Technological convergence. DesignbyNature Talk 05 at Design Weekend São Paulo. São Paulo, Brazil. 2014.
-Synthetic Life. USP University Biology Thematic Week. São Paulo, Brazil. 2014.
-Synthetic Biology introduction, at Innovation week for Biological and Biotechnological applications to health. Biomedicine Institute - São Paulo University. 2013.
-Using synthetic biology to expand terrestrial life, at Second Workshop on Astrobiology and Paleobiology. Astronomy, Geophysics and atmospheric Sciences Institute – São Paulo University. 2013.
-Synthetic Biology, a comparative view with Computer Science, at II Winter Course in the Botanic Department - São Paulo University. 2012.
-The essential Biohacker’s guide: Begin your journey in the DIY-Bio world. Andres Ochoa C., Oscar Joel de la Barrera Benavidez, Pierre Padilla, Luz Ochoa. Global Electronic Publishing. Versions in English Portuguese and Spanish.
-The Biohacking Landscape in Latin America. Edgar Andres Ochoa C., Oscar Joel de la Barrera Benavidez, Manuel Giménez, Maria Chavez, Marie-Anne Van Sluys. BioCoder April 2016. By O'Reilly Media, Inc.
-TECNOx: A Latin American Syn Bio (and more) student competition. Andrés Ochoa Cruz, Fernán Federici, Raik Grünberg, Alejandro Daniel Nadra, Pablo Rodríguez and Ignacio Enrique Sánchez. Blog for PLOS Synbio.
-Bioinformatics for Aspiring Synthetic Biologists. Andrés Ochoa Cruz, Sayane Shome, Pablo Cárdenas, Maaruthy Yelleswarapu, Jitendra Kumar Gupta, Eugenio Maria Battaglia, Alioune Ngom, Pedro L. Fernandes, and Gerd Moe-Behrens (2015). BioCoder #7: Spring 2015 By O'Reilly Media, Inc.
-Participation in iGEM Competition; Education toward Synthetic Biology. Ochoa Cruz A, Van Sluys MA (2015). Innovation. J Biotechnol Biomater 5:170. doi: 10.4172/2155-952X.1000170.