Tess Hogancamp to Represent Agile BioFoundry at Rio Grande Research SLAM

Logo of the Rio Grande Research SLAM, next to a photo of Tess Hogancamp and a title of her talk: "Yeast Flights."

Agile BioFoundry researcher Tess Hogancamp will compete in the Rio Grande Research SLAM on November 5, 2022.

Participants of the Research SLAM have three minutes to deliver their most captivating research presentation.

Tess will be presenting her research on the yeast Rhodotorula toruloides and its potential to produce sustainable aviation jet fuel.

As a postdoc at Sandia National Laboratories, Tess is developing genetic tools that can tune gene expression to increase production of chemicals of interest.

Tess won People’s Choice Award at the Postdoctoral Technical Showcase at Sandia-New Mexico this past spring.