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Welcome to the PLOS iGEM 2017 Project - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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http://news.google.com - Welcome to the PLOS iGEM 2017 ProjectPLoS Blogs (blog)Both PLOS and the iGEM Foundation aim to advance scientific communication through the development of open community collaboration. The organizations share a belief that all research should be openly available for anyone to read and reuse, and that ...

My first time as an iGEM judge - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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http://news.google.com - PLoS Blogs (blog)My first time as an iGEM judgePLoS Blogs (blog)The 2017 iGEM competition had over 5,000 student participants who all worked for months to design, build, and test their own synthetic biology projects. Once they've put all that work in, the teams travel from all over the world to Boston to present at ...

Time to Say Goodbye: PLOS Synbio Seeks New Community Editor - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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http://news.google.com - PLoS Blogs (blog)Time to Say Goodbye: PLOS Synbio Seeks New Community EditorPLoS Blogs (blog)I have enjoyed interviewing people from academia, such as Professor Frances Arnold that gave us insights about the importance of enzyme engineering in synthetic biology, or Professor David McMillen, who spoke to me about one of the very first all ...

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 92 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 134 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 ...