synthetic biology


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synthetic biology

n.
The branch of biology that involves undertaking large-scale manipulation of DNA sequences in order to modify biological systems to perform novel functions, such as the production of drugs or the destruction of cancer cells.
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The announcement is especially interesting to researchers in the Synthetic Biology and Diagnostic sectors, which require large volumes of both genes and oligonucleotides.
Twist Bioscience is a synthetic biology company that has developed a disruptive DNA synthesis platform to industrialise the engineering of biology.
'Scientists in China are increasingly using synthetic biology for basic research and more targeted translational RandD initiatives, such as screening for biomarkers in cancer research or developing new approaches to cancer therapies,' said Helge Bastian, vice president and general manager of synthetic biology at Thermo Fisher.
Working from a large, loft-like office overlooking Boston Harbor, Ginkgo says it performs about 40 per cent of the world's gene printing, a form of synthetic biology that makes it possible to engineer organisms that produce compounds used in common manufacturing processes.
As the nation's premier source for chemical and biological defense solutions, we're extremely excited by the new paradigms offered by synthetic biology in the areas of chemical and biological threat detection and protection.
Synthetic biology is a valuable tool for agricultural production, allowing farmers to grow plants designed to resist drought or certain pests.
Weber hopes such vaccine research could ultimately take months, rather than decades, with the help of synthetic biology. But while he sees the Iarpa program as a step forward in general, he believes that overall, the country is unprepared.
She has the honour to be the first Pakistani girl who has two inventions of 'Inspector No coli' and 'Reporter Fish' using bio sensors in synthetic biology.
A conference hosted by the Canadian Council of Churches and the World Council of Churches that ran from November 2-4 in Toronto, Ont., aimed to address new technologies and examine the ethics of the field of "synthetic biology."
The professors mentored in the fields of design thinking, computer science, aeronautics, astronomy, physics and synthetic biology. Students attended stimulating talks by academics and industry leaders, designed solutions for the university cafeteria, built and programmed robots, mapped and charted stars, visited an observatory, launched improvised rockets made from plastic bottles, cardboard and PVC pipes after designing on an online simulator, extracted DNA from fruits using a crude kitchen method and went on to the complex method of stitching a DNA circuit in a bacteria.
Synthetic Biology: Tools for Engineering Biological Systems: A Subject Collection from Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology
HYDERABAD -- Abdul Hadi Abro student of Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, University of Sindh, Jamshoror has clinched bronze medal at an International Genetically Engineered Machines in Synthetic Biology Competition held in Boston, USA.
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