Megan Levis is a biomedical engineer who studies living tissue growth and wound regeneration.
She is a third-year in the Bioengineering Ph.D. program and works with genetically modified fruit flies to understand cell and tissue-level chemical signaling during wound healing.
Her work with genetic modifications has led to ethical questions, especially with regards to human gene modifications. Seeing the rapid advancements in biotechnology, she wants to equip her colleagues for contending with contemporary ethical quandaries. Megan endeavors to facilitate cross-disciplinary discourse relating to topics in science and philosophy.
She is interested in engineering policy, ethics and science literacy.