Silicon Valley is not just the stronghold of Internet companies such as Facebook and Twitter, or global technology giants such as Intel, HP and Cisco. It is also “Biotech Bay,” a rich ecosystem of industries, universities, and venture capitalists that are working together to expand the health-span of people everywhere. To highlight these technologies and celebrate the birthplace of biotechnology, The Tech has dedicated more than 5,000 square feet to The Tech Health and Biotech Gallery.
Explore new advances in the field of genetics. Or play the role of genetic counselor, scientist, or policymaker. You can listen as patients struggle with decisions about genetic treatments. Explore our exhibits where you meet a genetic counselor, learn more about genetic policies and tests. Experience our Wet Lab where you become a real-life genetic engineer. Grow jellyfish bacteria. Scan your Tech Tag
and after an overnight incubation, you can view a picture of the bacteria online.