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A Genome in a Day

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA
In living cells, a special polymerase named “terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase” (TdT) adds about a thousand nucleotides per second to a [MORE]

Metabolic Engineering

January 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Huimin Zhao Developed Efficient Metabolic Engineering Process
CRISPR gene editing usually targets one DNA sequence at a time, but now researchers [MORE]

A Synthetic Cardiac Stem Cell

February 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Synthetic Cardiac Stem Cells
University collaborators in North Carolina and Henan, China have created a synthetic cardiac stem cell that has [MORE]

Synthetic Biotic

December 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microbiome
Sometime in 2017, a Cambridge, MA company, Synlogic, plans to carry out the first clinical trial using synthetic biology—which in [MORE]

From Reading to Writing a Genome

June 28, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gen9 Lab
“HGP Write” is the name of an idea more than a project in progress. Recently, a number of synthetic [MORE]

Gut-Biome Sensor

May 10, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Jeffrey Tabor
Synthetic biologists at Rice University are working to create bacterial sensors that can detect different kinds of inflammation associated [MORE]

Synthetic Prions

February 16, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prion Replication
It remains to be seen if autoimmune diseases are actually responses to self, when it’s at least possible they [MORE]

Artificial Immune Organ Produces Antibodies

September 15, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

“Cornell University engineers have created a functional, synthetic immune organ that produces antibodies and can be controlled in the lab, [MORE]

The Ultimate Wearable

July 7, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printed Photosynthetic Wearable
“Mushtari” is its name, from Arabic meaning “huge.” Maybe it should also mean “mindboggling.” This prototype of [MORE]

Printed Diagnostics

December 23, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Paper-Based Diagnostics for Ebola
A researcher at Boston University has printed single strands of DNA onto a specially treated paper substrate. [MORE]

Writing Genetic Languages

June 17, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

GenoCAD
If synthetic biologists can develop a recombinant plant that produces a human protein such as interleukin-2 and fold it to [MORE]

Stanford’s “Living Computer”

July 23, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stanford Living Computer
This piece makes the race for a real “Tricorder” seem positively old fashioned.  Synthetic biologists at Stanford [MORE]

Stanford’s “Living Computer”

May 28, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stanford Living Computer
This piece makes the race for a real “Tricorder” seem positively old fashioned.  Synthetic biologists at Stanford [MORE]

Berkeley’s New Synthetic Biology Institute

May 24, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Matt Tirrell, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Bioengineering
Last month, a group of 33 researchers in engineering, biology and [MORE]