We work at PUC (Chile), iBio Millennium Institute and  OpenPlant.  We promote open technologies for bioengineering, science and education. We are part of the GOSH and TECNOx open technology movements.

Research interests:
i) Bioengineering tools (e.g  robust characterization of genetic parts)
ii) Open source technology for research and education (and fun) (e.g. Open Educational Resources , LOOP/universal LOOP DNA fab tools)
iii) Multicellular organization (e.g. Fractals, Tractable deformation)
iv)  Workshops, practicals and tech residencies (e.g. Bakubung report, open tech workshops,  UK-Africa GCRFLabfd-UST Mendoza; Comunicaciones Especulativas reGOSH-CYTED and TReND in Africa)
v) Design and architecture (e.g. Synthetic Aesthetics, RedFungi)

Resources openly shared at:
Protocols.io (CC BY protocols)
SynBioUC GitHUB (Code repos)
Open Science Framework (Projects data, notes and live updates)
Flickr Albums (CC BY images to use freely, pics of workshops, hardware tests…)

Current open/collaborative projects (you are welcome!):


Images from workshops and projects and from personal collection can be used under CC (BY-NC-SA 4.0)

Short Bio:
I was born in Mendoza, Argentina, and I am a Boca Juniors fan. I studied two years of Engineering  and three of Biology. I worked one year at the Alvarez-Buylla lab (UNAM) before moving to Cambridge to do a PhD in Biological Sciences at Jim Haseloff ´s lab. All my education has been kindly supported by the free educational system of Argentina and international scholarships from  JP II Foundation; Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Becas LIDER.

Contact details:
email: ffederici at bio.puc.cl

Departamento Genética Molecular y Microbiología – Fac. Cs Biológicas.  Universidad Católica de Chile. Alameda 340. Santiago. Chile
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Instituto de Ingeniería Biológica y Médica. 7mo piso Edificio Ciencia y Tecnología. Avda. Vicuña Mackena 4860, Macul. Campus San Joaquín. Santiago, Chile
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