https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 I had the chance to attend a presentation from Frances Arnold last June, at the Metabolic Engineering 12 conference in Munich. I was impressed by the quality of here work, at the ease of
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 By Christina Agapakis. This post originally appeared in SynBioBeta website and is reposted with permision. Read the original story here. Nestled back from the suburban street about two miles away from Stanford’s campus is
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 Colin Scott is a Principal Research Scientist working at CSIRO, Canberra. He runs the CSIRO Biocatalysis and Synthetic Biology Team and he’s a Synthetic Biology Future Science Platform Domain Leader (Chemicals & Fibres).
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 A Boston-based company reports exciting results on a new approach to treat genetic diseases. Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a genetic metabolic disorder, where the patients cannot properly metabolize the amino acid phenylalanine (Phe). It is
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 Post first posted in Synthetic Biology Australasia website (read the original here), written by Jestin George Even though plans to colonise Mars are progressing rapidly, it is very hard to actually comprehend what a
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 By Steven Burgess and Iulia Gherman Synthetic biology certainly includes plants, but the field of plant synthetic biology is less developed compared to model heterotrophs or mammalian applications. But plants are important, too important
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 Yesterday (25 July), the Court of Justice of the European Union made a ruling that surprised many: organisms obtained by targeted mutagenesis techniques are considered in all aspects GM organisms and are subject to
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 iGEM competition has attracted participants from all around the world, and Greece couldn’t be the exception. The first Greek team, iGEM Greece, had a quite successful participation last year. This picked the interest of
A new standard for synthetic biology: Minimum Information Standard for Engineered Organism Experiments (MIEO)
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 Guest post by Ariel Hecht and Marc Salit from the Joint Initiative for Metrology in Biology. Synthetic biology will realize its potential as an engineering discipline when we can reproduce, exchange, compare, and build upon
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 A recent article in New York Times about DIY biology and biohacking sparked a vigorous discussion about biosecurity and regulation of synthetic biology. The article starts with the rather sensationalist title, As D.I.Y.