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Advice from a Novelist: How to Prepare for the Biodigital Era

When John Sundman isn’t absorbed by a freelance technical writing assignment, laboring at a construction site, or combating flames as a volunteer firefighter, you’re likely to find him at his MacBook computer in his Martha’s Vineyard home, pondering the implications [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|Education, Industry Support, News|

The First Ever Biohackathon in the UK

Hackathons abound in today’s computer science and data oriented society. Biology-focused hackathons (biohackathon), involving learning and creating with synthetic biology, are starting to crop up. The first ever bio-focused hackathon or biohackathon in the UK is happening next month. Put [...]

By | May 4th, 2016|Education, Industry Support, News|

The Tech Museum of Innovation Opens First Interactive Bioengineering Exhibit

BioDesign Studio, opening March 18, includes first museum biotinkering lab and open-ended exploration of DNA. San Jose, Calif., March 14, 2016 — The Tech Museum of Innovation will empower visitors to play, tinker and design with the building blocks of [...]

By | March 29th, 2016|Education, Industry Support, News, Press Releases|

Technological Tourism: Your Handy Guide to the European Synthetic Biology Startup Scene

The startup scene is buzzing at the moment; new companies are being founded by the day, investor money is piling into the field in the hopes of catching the next unicorn, wild-eyed founders roam the streets with brilliant plans to [...]

By | March 16th, 2016|Education, Industry Support, News|

IDT Donates $1 Million in DNA to 2016 iGEM Teams

Just as Major League Baseball begins its season in April and holds its world championship in October, so it is with the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (iGEM), which has been helping to develop the next generation of synthetic biology [...]

By | March 8th, 2016|DNA Synthesis, Education, Industry Providers, Industry Support, News|

2016 CSHL Synthetic Biology Course – Call for Applications

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 fourth summer course in Synthetic Biology. [...]

By | February 9th, 2016|Education, Industry Support, News|