November 28th, 2013 | Category: Beginner's Guides, E. coli, iGEM, Microbiology, Saccharomyces, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

Synthetic Biology & its Application

As promised here are a few notes and links on the key points of today’s lecture: Synthetic Biology and its Application (28th November 2013). Follow the links for further information. Synthetic Biology – it’s not what you do, it’s the way that you do it. Three key aims of synthetic biology were highlighted: the first […]

February 13th, 2013 | Category: Beginner's Guides, Computing, Information processing, Papers, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

Turning cells into computers

Any would-be Exeter iGEMers may be interested in this article, appearing in Nature, about the current state of play in biocomputing: i.e. using biological molecules to perform computation. The article introduces the work presented in the paper, “Synthetic circuits integrating logic and memory in living cells”

November 16th, 2012 | Category: Beginner's Guides, Blogs, iGEM, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

Guest post from Team Exeter’s blogger

As the dust settles on iGEM 2012, I have asked one of the Exeter 2012 team and iGEM blogger for her thoughts on a summer of iGEM.

October 2nd, 2012 | Category: Beginner's Guides, iGEM, Multimedia, Synthetic Biology, Video | Leave a comment

The Synthetic Biology Package video

A new video introduction to synthetic biology and the iGEM competition has made its way online and though it mainly features the NRP-UEA iGEM team, I’m of course pleased to say that the good folks of the Exeter iGEM team have managed to work their way in there too

September 19th, 2012 | Category: Beginner's Guides, Ethics, iGEM, Media coverage, Seminars, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

The 1st public biobrick: exploring public access to the tools of synthetic biology

For those in London next week, University College London are hosting a synthetic biology exhibition and Q&A session. 

August 16th, 2012 | Category: Beginner's Guides, Papers, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

6 years and counting: PLOS Collections

PLOS One has launched the Synthetic Biology Collection, a collection of over 50 papers published in the last six years (all open access, of course): This collection aims to highlight PLOS ONE’s role in the emerging interdisciplinary field of synthetic biology. The collection has its roots in PLOS ONE’s very first issue, which included two publications […]

Page 1 of 41234