Jessica Lee Green

We make decisions every day based on the visible world around us. Yet much of our lives is shaped by what we can’t see. Jessica Green wants people to see the important role microbes, ecology and evolution play in every facet of our lives.


About Dr. Green

Dr. Jessica Green is Founding Director of the Biology and Built Environment Center. She is a Professor at the University of Oregon and the Santa Fe Institute, and a TED Senior Fellow.

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Internationally recognized for her research on complex biological systems, Dr. Green is published in Nature, Science, and PNAS and a frequent TED speaker.

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Dr. Green envisions a future with genomic-driven approaches to urban design to create a healthier, more sustainable world.

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Dr. Green is featured in numerous publications and shows around the world including Discover, the Wall Street Journal, and the Leonard Lopate Show.

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