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DNA Synthesis Will Eclipse DNA Sequencing, Says Hermann Hauser, Evonetix Investor

Imagine an approach to DNA synthesis so precise it’s best described as a gene-sequencing printer that enables biological engineers to “write” new organisms with all the confidence of a typesetter creating words with metal type. Such a printer would make the [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|DNA Synthesis, Industry Providers, News|

Smarter Approaches to GM Regulation

A fireside chat at SynBioBeta London 2017 will provide a remarkable perspective on the GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) movement through the eyes of two divergent personalities, each who aims to shape the future of GMs (genetically modified) and Europe’s synbio [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|News|

Edinburgh Genome Foundry and Molecular Devices Team Up in UK’s First Fully Automated SynBio Lab

The Edinburgh Genome Foundry (EGF) opened on the University of Edinburgh (UE) campus last July with two ambitious goals. The first was to establish a national capability to create and modify long strands of DNA to give cells and organisms [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Cloud Laboratories / Automation , Industry Providers, News|

At SynBioBeta SF 2016, International Panel Will Offer Diverse Perspectives on Regulatory Systems

As synthetic biologists devise increasingly sophisticated technologies and produce increasingly novel plants and microbes, countries find themselves pondering how to adapt to a rapidly changing landscape in their efforts to protect human health and the environment. Toward better coordinating the [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|News, SynBioBeta SF 2016|

SynBio’s Pathbreaking New Tools: Accelerating the Design-Build-Test Cycle

Anyone who has done serious work in a synthetic biology laboratory knows the challenge of managing thousands of stock bioparts and performing countless liquid handling processes that, while well-established, are often wasteful. These long-standing challenges have acted as a drag [...]

By | September 13th, 2016|News, SynBioBeta SF 2016|

Exit E. coli. Enter ‘Vmax’

Synthetic Genomics announces a ‘next-generation host organism’ that will ‘drastically improve’ current methods A new host organism called “Vmax” is about to push E. coli to the scientific sidelines. So says Synthetic Genomics Inc., which announced its next-generation biotechnology host [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|Industry Providers, News, Organism Engineering Platforms|