How can we engineer biology?
I won a nationwide school outreach competition called I’m a Scientist, get me out of here. Participating school students voted for their favourite scientist. More soon!
The article was first published on BioByDesign, a student blog for synthetic biology.
In the corner of a cavernous convention hall, the FBI hands out business cards. Nearby, someone is tested for Zika virus and a six-foot praying mantis weaves between the tables. High-school students are explaining genome editing to college graduates and Australians are teaching Austrians about a tiny robot powered by E. coli.
It could only be iGEM.
Toni Baumler, a DPhil student in the Fulga Lab, has published a new article on synthetic Cas9-coupled receptors. Read it in in Cell Reports here.