This video is a presentation that Dr. Stephen Mayfield made at 
TEDxUCSD’s Innovation & Tradition event in May 11, 2013. 
Stephen is director of the San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology, and a co-director of the Food and Fuel for the 21st Century organized research unit at UC San Diego. He is also the John Doves Isaacs Chair of Natural Philosophy in the department of Biology. His research focuses on the molecular genetics of green algae, and on the production of high value recombinant proteins and biofuel molecules using algae as a production platform.

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