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 […]

July 27th, 2012 | Category: Beginner's Guides, iGEM, Multimedia, Synthetic Biology, Video | Leave a comment

iGEM google hangout

Things have been quiet here recently, partly due to paper writing but also supervision the University’s first iGEM team – have I mentioned their blog and wiki?

April 20th, 2012 | Category: Beginner's Guides, Health, iGEM, Metabolic engineering, Saccharomyces, Synthetic Biology, Video | Leave a comment

iGEM – extending the reach of synthetic biology

Here is an article from Integrated DNA Technologies that is well worth a read. IDT sponsored 11 teams in the 2011 iGEM competition.

March 27th, 2012 | Category: Beginner's Guides, Ethics, Media coverage, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

Alphabetti Biology

In addition to David Shukman’s upcoming appearance on BBC R4, he has written an article on the BBC news website on synthetic biology, which will be added to tomorrow.  Find the article here.  Some ‘interesting’ posts in the ‘Your comments’ section at the bottom…

March 27th, 2012 | Category: Audio, Beginner's Guides, Ethics, Media coverage, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

Synthetic Biology on R4’s Today

The BBC’s David Shukman reports on Synthetic Biology on the Today program (7:40 time slot).