Blog for PLOS Synbio
We’re looking for blog posts on specific synthetic biology research or issues impacting the field, written by researchers, for other researchers. Posts can be about synbio trends, events, or cover research articles published by PLOS, or by any other peer-reviewed journal.
Email your posts, ideas and queries to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are your PLOS Synbio Community Blog Editors
Aaron Dy is PhD student in Biological Engineering at MIT. He became interested in synthetic biology at MIT where he is now co-advised by Jim Collins and Domitilla Del Vecchio. His research tries to bring together expertise from both labs to build gene circuits guided by mathematical modeling that can be used in diagnostics and microbiome engineering. Before MIT, he grew up in Indiana and got his B.S. in Physics from Indiana University. For more, visit aarondy.com
Dr. Konstantinos (Kostas) Vavitsas is a CSIRO Future Science Fellow at the University of Queensland, and a member of the executive board of Synthetic Biology Australasia. He obtained his B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Athens, Greece, and his M.Sc. in Applied Biotechnology from Uppsala University, Sweden. He obtained his PhD on Biotechnology/Synthetic Biology from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, for his work on diterpenoids production in photosynthetic organisms.
Timeline of our PLOS Synbio Community Blog Editors (past and present):
Aaron Dy (April 2016 – Present)
Daniela Quaglia (October 2016 – December 2017)
Sam Million-Weaver (March 2016 – April 2016)
Steven Burgess (October 2015 – August 2016)
Aakriti Jain (October 2014 – February 2016)
David Shifrin (August 2014 – August 2015)
(if you were a contributor and your name is not listed, please do get in touch with us to set the record straight!)