April 27th, 2012 | Category: Metabolic engineering, Papers, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

SynBio Smörgåsbord

There have been a number of interesting stories recently that I have been meaning to write about, but time has got the better of me. There is a growing list of ‘draft’ posts at The 4th Domain, so I thought I would roll them all into one post

January 3rd, 2012 | Category: Beginner's Guides, iGEM, Metabolic engineering, Multimedia, Synthetic Biology, Video | Leave a comment

Synthetic biology…explained!

Welcome to the 4th Domain. This blog is intended to introduce students (and maybe even some staff) at the University of Exeter to current topics in synthetic biology and biotechnology. It is hoped that it may also prove to be a useful tool to showcase some of the exciting developments in modern biology