Ottawhat 134 – John Girgis

In this episode, we met with John Girgis, who came to talk about Biotown, an open-access, DIY biology lab located right in downtown Ottawa. Learn about some of the goals of cutting-edge biology, including how fast, cheap access to testing equipment could revolutionize health and public safety.

We also discuss some of John’s experiences with depression, and how his openness about his own mental health helped him cope with it in a healthier way.


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Links:
Biotown
dataforgoodottawa.org
Biotown Indiegogo Campaign

Food:
Holland Cake and Shake