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Evolution 101: Synthetic Biology

This week’s Evolution 101 blog post is by UW graduate student Bryan Bartley. Synthetic biology is a new frontier in biological research where scientists and engineers are creating living systems out of molecular chemistry.  In the last half century, the … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Making synthetic viruses to study evolution

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho postdoc Martina Ederer. After working on many different projects in a number of different labs, I always seem to come back to the study of evolution. Hence, … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Mutational predictability and robustness of genetic circuits

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by University of Washington postdoc Sean Sleight. Synthetic biology is a relatively new field that uses engineering principles to design and build novel biological functions and systems.  In 2000, Michael Elowitz and … Continue reading

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