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PLOS iGEM 2017 – sign up now open! - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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http://news.google.com - PLoS Blogs (blog)PLOS iGEM 2017 – sign up now open!PLoS Blogs (blog)Inspired by Biotreks, a synthetic biology journal for high schoolers, the Realtime Peer Review Jamboree was a live online event where authors and reviewers could comment and discuss iGEM team's submissions in real time, responding to questions and ...

Meeting report: Synthetic Biology Australasia Conference - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Posted By BioSocrates 33 days ago on synthetic biology

http://news.google.com - PLoS Blogs (blog)Meeting report: Synthetic Biology Australasia ConferencePLoS Blogs (blog)By Konstantinos Vavitsas and Jestin George. Synthetic biology as we commonly know it is often described in its scientifically specific context, or in the context of its effects on society and the environment. However, another prominent characteristic ...

When will CRISPR get a Nobel Prize? - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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http://news.google.com - PLoS Blogs (blog)When will CRISPR get a Nobel Prize?PLoS Blogs (blog)To most of us, the question for CRISPR is “when” not “will” it get a Nobel Prize. However, there are still questions over “when”, “who” will get the credit, and which Nobel Prize it will even be. The prize for Physiology and Medicine was given Monday ...and more »

National academies's initial report on biodefense & synbio - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Posted By BioSocrates 75 days ago on synthetic biology

http://news.google.com - PLoS Blogs (blog)National academies's initial report on biodefense & synbioPLoS Blogs (blog)The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are working to develop a report on security concerns around synthetic biology. The committee recently put out its initial report, “A Proposed Framework For Identifying Potential Biodefense ...

Biosecurity and synthetic biology: it is time to get serious - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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http://news.google.com - Biosecurity and synthetic biology: it is time to get seriousPLoS Blogs (blog)Last month, the SB7.0 conference attracted around 800 synthetic biology experts from all around the world to Singapore. I was attending as part of the SB7.0 biosecurity fellowship, together with 30 other early-career synthetic biologists and ...

Geoengineering and Synthetic Biology - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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http://news.google.com - PLoS Blogs (blog)Geoengineering and Synthetic BiologyPLoS Blogs (blog)This September, as part of their annual symposium, EUSynBioS will hold an Open Discussion on the topic, “Synthetic Biology and Environmental Engineering”, at the National Center for Biotechnology, Madrid, Spain. They will host experts in the field to ...

Fragrant Moss: a Product of Synbio and a Symbol for the Future. - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Posted By BioSocrates 100 days ago on synthetic biology

http://news.google.com - PLoS Blogs (blog)Fragrant Moss: a Product of Synbio and a Symbol for the Future.PLoS Blogs (blog)Many of you will remember the Kickstarter funded synthetic biology project Glowing plants. In the spring of 2013 Antony Evans (CEO and founder of Glowing plants, renamed TAXA later) and his team had successfully raised just under half a million dollars ...

Synbio at the BioWorld Congress in Montréal - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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http://news.google.com - Synbio at the BioWorld Congress in MontréalPLoS Blogs (blog)While ranging from renewal chemicals to biofuels and food ingredients, this year's congress had a dedicated synthetic biology track consisting of seven sessions over three days. Imagine my excitement when I was asked to moderate one of the sessions!