Following their decision to choose the impossible ambitious project last week, the Exeter 2012 iGEM team have started their work in earnest this week. They have a blog up and running detailing their experiences.
There’s a lot of interest (including at the Beeb) in a new paper from Drew Endy published in PNAS: rewritable digital data storage in live cells via engineered control of recombination directionality.
The 4th Domain will be a little quiet over the next few months, mainly due to the upcoming iGEM competition. Follow the link to see how we are doing. In the meantime there are two papers I would like to draw your attention to.
Many thanks to the University of Exeter’s Annual Fund for providing finance for travel and accommodation for the students to the iGEM European Jamboree this Autumn.
I’m not sure if this has been circulated previously, but a biotech/synbio conference organised by students & post-docs at Cambridge Uni is open for registration…see info here.
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