Greg Bear is one of very few biopunk writers out there. The guy knows his biology.
His book 'Darwins Radio' is fantastic, the sequel 'Darwins Children' gets bogged down in religious mysticism at times which is a pity. This is him interviewed on The Daily Show.
These guys, young guys, young students, certainly college students, certainly within five years, ten years, will have the equipment to assemble viruses from scratch.
Greg Bear - 4.25 into the clip
This is the essence of biopunk.