Mae-Wan Ho, Director of ISIS (Institute of Science and Society), gained her B.Sc. in Biology and Ph. D. in Biochemistry from Hong Kong University and began postdoctoral research in human biochemical genetics in University of California at San Diego. She soon won a competitive Fellowship of the National Genetics Foundation, USA, which enabled her to further her research in London University. She became Lecturer in Genetics, then Reader in Biology, and currently Senior Research Fellow at the Open University, UK, where she has continued an outstanding career in research and teaching across many disciplines, including molecular genetics. She is well-known as a leading exponent of a new science of the organism which has implications for holistic health and sustainable systems, and is currently visiting Professor of Biophysics in University of Catania, Sicily.  Her written materials on genetic engineering and related issues (including a best-selling book) have been translated into many languages; and have been used by public interest organizations all over the world in submissions to their governments and posted on many websites. She has participated in numerous debates, lectures, and interviews for radio, TV, newspapers and magazines in more than 20 countries around the world. She has over 200 publications including 10 books. http://www.i-sis.org.uk

Mae-Wan speaks with Joanna about “quantum jazz biology”, the transition phase we are experiencing, the organic revolution, science/art/life…

Music: “Zarabanda” (from ‘Le Voyage de Sahar’) by Anouar Brahem