The Global
Synthetic Biology Summit

SVN West
San Francisco, California
Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 1-3, 2019

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The Global
Synthetic Biology Summit

SVN West
San Francisco, California
Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 1-3, 2019

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How chemical-sensing plants may help secure a safe, healthy future

Raytheon is using synthetic biology to turn plants into a national security surveillance tool for innocuous detection of chemical and biological threats.

These 37 synthetic biology companies raised $1.2B this quarter

Crunchbase ​reports that ​startup funding is flat this quarter​. But the synthetic biology industry doesn’t seem to have gotten the memo.

Protein design 101: An introduction to protein design for synthetic biology - with Alexandre Zanghellini

Alex will introduce protein design, discuss automation and technical advancement, touch on a few applications, and the potential of protein design to improve the world and bring new products to market.

Tackling the future of sustainability at the 2019 Biodesign Challenge Summit

Pseudofreeze designed a refrigeration system for transporting vaccines using a bacterium to keep the compartment cool.

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Here’s our pick of the most interesting research news this week: Protein engineering 👩‍🔬This review by scientists at Caltech (including Nobel Laureate Frances Arnold, a keynote speaker at SynBioBeta 2019) covers basic...

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The space-lab is busy with activity. In one corner, a liquid handling robot methodically transfers solutions from one plate to another. In a different section, a plate reader measures enzyme activity of a cell culture...

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From more efficient CRISPR tools to (future) computers made with bacteria, it was another big week for synthetic biology research. Here’s the news you need to know: Agriculture 🌼Scientists have discovered a gene that...

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