Researcher at KASK / School of Arts of University College Ghent. Responsible for Laboratorium, the experimental lab for art/design and biotechnology at KASK.

María has a scientific background with a degree in Food Technology from the University of León, and a Ph.D. from the University of Barcelona.

After her Ph.D., she joined the Waag Society in Amsterdam as a laboratory technician where she helped artists and designers to develop their projects in the fields of bioart and biodesign.

Since 2016, María is a researcher at KASK/School of Arts of University College Ghent, where is responsible for Laboratorium the experimental lab for art/design and biotechnology. The main research project developed at Laboratorium is “the color biolab”.

― María Boto Ordóñez