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 [...]

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.

January 3rd, 2012 | Category: Art&Design, Beginner's Guides, Computing, Information processing, Metabolic engineering, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

Science special issue

There have been a number of reviews and special issues dedicated to the developing field of synthetic biology. These, I am sure, will be getting a mention as time goes on. As a first offering though I will draw attention to a special issue of Science from last autumn (2nd September 2011).