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 […]

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. Like this:Like Loading…

March 20th, 2012 | Category: Microbiology, Saccharomyces, Video | Leave a comment

Magnetic yeast – from the Oscillator

Christina Agapakis (aka Oscillator) discusses a recent paper from Pam Silver’s lab in this post, “magnetic yeast“. Like this:Like Loading…

January 3rd, 2012 | Category: Art&Design, Blogs, Information processing, Saccharomyces, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

Oscillator

Christina Agapakis is a postdoctoral research fellow at UCLA in the lab. of James C. Liao. She writes the rather excellent synthetic biology blog Oscillator. Previous posts can still be found at her earlier Scienceblogs residence. A good place to start is her post from December on cyborg yeast (Fig. 1) … Like this:Like Loading…