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CSH Synthetic Biology Course Offers Immersive Training

This year at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a group of professors from Arizona State University, UC Berkeley, Cornell University, Georgia Tech, Stanford University, and the University of Vermont are teaming up to offer the third summer course in Synthetic Biology. [...]

By | March 22nd, 2015|Education, Industry Support, News|

The Lean Launchpad for Seed-Stage SynBio Companies

Imagine trying to win the lottery by picking the same number the last person won with. This is not far from how some people have approached starting a company: by basing their business model on old case studies. The early [...]

By | January 31st, 2015|Education, Industry Support, News|

What the F@$! is Synthetic Biology?

The absence of an accepted definition of synthetic biology is often characterized as a major problem facing the field, specifically when discussing regulation. After all, if regulators could corral these seemingly abstract things labeled as synthetic biology into one tidy [...]

By | August 1st, 2014|Education, Industry Support, News|

Can Video Games Inspire the Next Generation of Biohackers?

Check back every week for the Monday Morning Column. Could video games inspire the next generation of biohackers? Think back on your childhood and I'll bet you can recall at least one video game that kept you awake on a [...]

By | June 9th, 2014|Education, Industry Support, News|

Should You Be Starting a Startup?

Mike Koeris is a co-founder and COO of Sample6 Technologies, a synthetic biology startup aiming to improve the health and safety of global consumers. Sample6 is developing integrated systems that can effectively detect bacteria, with an initial focus on the [...]

By | January 9th, 2014|Education, Industry Support, News|