RESEARCH, PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS


NYC Builds Bio+ Newsletter. Winter 2019.

“Give Life Sciences Space and Watch It Boom.” Co-Author. Crain’s. July 16, 2018.

2018 Biodesign Challenge Summit. Judge, Presenter of The Outstanding Science Prize. Museum of Modern Art + Parsons School of Design, New York, NY.  June 20-21, 2018.

“Building the Future with Biology, A Strategic Overview of the GP-write Grand Challenge & The Center of Excellence for Engineering Biology.” Speaker, CERN Alumni Event. NYU Physics Department, New York, NY.  June 19, 2018.

“The Century of Biology,” Keynote Speaker, Life Sciences 2018 Real Estate Development Symposium.  The New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY.  June 12, 2018.

IXbio Summit Meeting. Participant, Meeting by Invitation Only. MIT Endicott House conference center, Dedham MA, May 5, 2018.

GP-write: A Grand Challenge Project to Build and Test Genomes in Living Cells. Meeting Summary. Jef Boeke, George Church, Andrew Hessel, and Nancy J Kelley. May 1, 2018.

GP-write Scientific Working Group Meeting. Speaker, Host. Harvard Medical School conference center, May 1, 2018.

“The Role of Lawyers in Serving Community, Nation, and World [in Turbulent Times].” Speaker, Panel Discussion.  Harvard Law School Class of 1988 Symposium, Cambridge MA.  April 21, 2018.

“Commercial Incentives and Business Models for Scientific Reproducibility and Enabling Laboratory Automation.”  Moderator, Panel Discussion.  GBSI BioPolicy Summit 2017: Improving Reproducibility of Research Through Digital Tools, Technologies and Laboratory Automation. San Francisco CA. October 16, 2017.

BioPolicy Summit 2017 Steering Committee: Improving Reproducibility of Research Through Digital Tools, Technologies and Laboratory Automation.  Steering Committee Member. San Francisco CA. October 16, 2017.

Biodesign Challenge Summit 2017.  Judge.  Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.  June 22nd and 23rd, 2017.

“Writing Our Genome.”  Speaker, Techonomy Health 2017.  New York, NY.  May 16, 2017.

“The Promise and Future of Synthetic Biology.”  Harlem BioSpace Riverside Chats: Speaker Series. May 16, 2017. 

GP-write. A Grand Challenge Using DNA Synthesis, Gene Editing and Other Technologies to Understand, Engineer and Test Living Systems. Host and Organizer. New York Genome Center. May 10 – 11, 2017. 

GP-write: A Grand Challenge Using DNA Synthesis, Gene Editing and Other Technologies to Understand, Engineer and Test Living Systems. Co-author. May 9-10, 2017

“The Business Potential of Engineering Biology” Moderator, Panel Discussion. Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York. New York, NY. January 18, 2017. Sold out.

Nancy J. Kelley Speaks to 847 Graduating Students


Partnering for Cures


Launch of The New York Genome Center