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Bacteria Factories

A new study conducted at the Wyss institute at Harvard has discovered a way to design bacteria cells to produce specific types and amounts of chemicals by modifying a bacteria’s genome. This study builds on other [...]

Genome Compiler – The Platform for Synthetic Biology Tools Welcomes DNA2.0 as a Premium Synthesis Partner

Los Altos, CA and Menlo Park, CA (November 14, 2014). Genome Compiler Corp., a Los Altos based synthetic biology software company entered into a collaborative agreement with DNA2.0, a leading provider of gene synthesis and bioengineering [...]

iGEM Jamboree 2014

Genome Compiler is attending this year’s iGEM Jamboree! They will be creating a special iGEM edition of their software! Request your iGEM edition through the following link. igem.genomecompiler.com Be sure to look for Daniel Chadash from [...]

Carefully Calculating Gene expression

In a field that is new and rapidly expanding, everyday we see different scientists performing amazing feats centered on furthering our understanding on how to control molecular biological systems. One scientist at Pennsylvania State University is [...]

Building Synthetic Biology’s foundation with Dr. Jake Beal

Jake Beal began working on synthetic biology as a side project while working on his Ph.D. for Professor Gerald Jay Sussman at MIT. He was entering the program while Ron Weiss, who is now a Professor [...]

Entrepreneur breaks down biology making experiments a breeze for scientists

It is fascinating to see how a bright young mind such as Max Hodak can become a powerful player in an industry such as biotech. A company like Transcriptic does not follow any of the traditional [...]

Dr. Douglas Densmore: The International Workshop on Bio-Design Automation

It is approaching that time of year again for the 6th annual International Workshop on Bio-Design Automation ( IWBDA). This event, which spans from June 11th-12th  in Boston, Massachusetts, brings together researchers, entrepreneurs, industrialists, and students [...]

The Science of Synbio Funding: One-on-one with Innovation Endeavor’s Zavain Dar

Written by Ron Kanter Computer Scientist and Venture Capitalist, Zavain Dar is the premier example of the mind behind the capital behind any one of Synthetic Biology’s successful startup companies. A member of the investment team [...]

Dr. Andrew Spicer: Developing microalgae as novel chassis organisms for synthetic biology.

As the field of synthetic biology continues to grow, new organisms are being introduced into the space: Microalgae are one of them. For Dr. Andrew Spicer, Chief Research Scientist and Director of Algenuity “the big challenges [...]

John Sgouros: An Expert’s View on the Future of the Synthetic Biology Field

Dr. John Sgouros is a consultant at Biomax and a leader in the field of bioinformatics. John, being a native to Greece, has been involved in the biology industry in Europe for quite some time. He [...]

Rob Carlson: Cowborgs are the Future of Energy

Written by Jonny Serfaty Rob Carlson is one of the world’s leading experts on biotechnology, particularly synthetic biology, and spends a lot of his time analyzing the industry in order to help biotech companies do well [...]