November 29, 2011 – Research by Bioengineering and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Professor Jay Keasling is taking synthetic biology another step closer to full-scale production of biofuels.
Archives for November 2011
November 27, 2011 – A molecular animation by the Berkeley iGEM team was featured at Scientific American. Check it out!
November 20, 2011 – Bioengineering’s new Master’s Degree focusing in translational medicine was featured in the latest Forefront Magazine. Read it online!
November 12, 2011 – Berkeley Bioengineering Associate Professor Seung-Wuk Lee has turned a benign virus into an engineering tool for assembling structures that mimic collagen, one of the most important structural proteins in nature. The process developed in his lab could eventually be used to manufacture materials with tunable optical, biomedical and mechanical properties.
Synthetic Biology Delivers Cool Tools but New Therapeutics Are a Ways Off October 17, 2011 – What does it take to transform a microbe normally found in the intestinal tract into a cancer-killing machine? These and other questions about the applicability of synthetic biology abound…. SBI’s J. Christopher Anderson, assistant professor of bioengineering at Berkeley, is […]
November 9, 2011 – Desulfovibrio vulgaris is a sulfate-reducing bacterium with the unique ability to metabolize metals. A boon to toxic waste cleanup and a curse to oil drilling and storage, understanding how D. vulgaris responds to environmental changes is key for managing use of the bacteria.
November 8, 2011 The California Academy of Sciences has posted a new video about the CellScope – Fletcher lab’s mobile, cellphone-based microscopy platform. Check it out!