Media

(Video) November 2022 keynote talk at the Supercomputing 22 meeting on using biology to solve scaling problems in data storage and computing. (link forthcoming)

(Video) November 2022 Progress Potential & Possibilities Podcast - Interview with David Markowitz on High-Risk, High-Payoff Research for National Security Challenges (link)

(Video) October 2022 press conference on FELIX biodetection tools with leadership from IARPA, Ginkgo Bioworks, and Draper Laboratory. (Recorded Livestream)

(Audio) 2022 SxSW Futurology Podcast - Interview with David Markowitz on DNA Data Storage (mp3)

2021 Nature Biotechnology interview: "Synthetic Virology: the experts speak" (pdf | html)

(Photo) Speaking at the Stanford Neurosciences Institute, on a panel with senior staff from Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative and Allen Institute for Brain Science.
Speaking at the Stanford Neurosciences Institute

(Video) January 2020 briefing to NIH leadership on next-generation neural circuit mapping tools and data that we developed on the IARPA MICrONS program. (Recorded Livestream)

(Photo) 2018 invited talk at SynBioBeta on scaling DNA synthesis and sequencing capabilities to solve scaling problems in data storage.
Speaking at SynBioBeta 2018

(Video) February 2018 briefing that defined the technical roadmap for the IARPA Molecular Information Storage (MIST) program, and the DNA Storage industry overall. (link)

Media Coverage

Research programs that I developed and managed have received extensive media coverage. Examples:

2022

  • WIRED: "How to Detect a Man-Made Biothreat" (pdf | html)
  • Bloomberg: "Tool Used to Rule Out Foul Play With Covid-19 May Spot Bioweapons" (pdf | html)
  • Bloomberg: "How to Move On From the Debate Over the Origins of the Pandemic" (pdf | html)
  • Progress, Potential & Possibilities Podcast: Interview with David Markowitz on High-Risk, High-Payoff Research for National Security Challenges (YouTube)
  • SxSW Futurology Podcast: Interview with David Markowitz on DNA Data Storage (mp3)
  • CNAS Announces Members of Task Force on Biotechnology and American Competitiveness (html)
  • Semiconductor Engineering: "DNA Edges Forward As Data Storage Option" (pdf | html)
  • Popular Science: "Inside IARPA's Quest to Store Data In DNA" (pdf | html)
  • FedTech: "DNA and Glass May Provide Alternative Storage Methods as Data Backlog Grows" (html)

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2016