Gregory Lindsey

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Data Mining The Microbiome Toward A Cure For Inflammatory Disease

DNA sequencing has been an area of focus of many of the biggest brains in science for multiple decades. The National Institutes of Health, among others, invested billions of dollars in this area of scientific discovery. As a result, DNA, sometimes referred to as the first genome, has become less …

IBM Shows Off a Quantum Computing Chip - MIT Technology Review

A superconducting chip developed at IBM demonstrates an important step needed for the creation of computer processors that crunch numbers by …

Quantum Computing

This bioengineered flower changes from white to red on demand

Ever wanted to change the color of your flowers on demand? Well thanks to a pair of biologists in Colorado, you might soon be able to do just that. …

Global synthetic biology market 2020 illuminated by new report

Synthetic biology is a novel field that finds its origin at the intersection of biology and engineering.<p>It involves designing and construction of …

Cow Milk Without the Cow Is Coming to Change Food Forever

Counter Culture Labs takes its name pretty literally. It is a bio lab, for sure, complete with pipettes, carboys, microscopes, and flasks. But it is …

New Discovery Moves Gene Editing Closer to Use in Humans

A tweak to a technique that edits DNA with pinpoint precision has boosted its ability to correct defective genes in people. Called CRISPR, the method …

Plug and Play with DNA Constructs

DNA production is becoming cheaper than ever, propelled down a Moore’s law curve by maturing technologies and cheaper reagents. This new biosynthetic …

Assembling a Genome, Piece by Piece

Metabolic pathways are multi-step endeavors that process one molecule to another, all in the service of cellular health. But not every intermediate …

Short and Sweet: Why Modern Molecular Biology Needs Oligos

DNA sequencing and synthesis are two sides of the same coin, the “read” and “write” functions of genetic material. The field and its requisite …

TeselaGen Is Building A Platform For Rapid Prototyping in Synthetic Biology

As the costs of DNA sequencing and synthesis drop precipitously, a host of computer science-meets-biotech startups are cropping up in Silicon Valley.<p>TeselaGen, which makes middleware for biotech labs that want to quickly design and iterate on new DNA constructs, is building tools that will help …

Why Autodesk's CTO Believes Synthetic Biology is More Promising Than 3-D Printing

Step aside 3-D printing, the future belongs to synthetic biology. What that means for Autodesk, Organovo, and 3D Systems.<p>While 3-D printing is often …

Natural Genomes Are a Mess. We Want to Synthesize Better Life.

<i>Hamilton Smith is scientific director of synthetic biology and bioenergy at the J. Craig Venter Institute in La Jolla, California. He shared the 1978</i> …

Synthetic Biology’s New Menagerie

In the summer of 2009, a team of Cambridge University undergraduates built seven strains of the bacterium <i>Escherichia coli</i>, one in each color of the …

Synthetic Biology Meets The Microbiome: Synlogic

Today Synlogic announced that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation joined the Series A financing to help power up its platform around developing …

Design and build of synthetic DNA goes back to 'BASIC'

A new technique for creating artificial DNA that is faster, more accurate and more flexible than existing methods has been developed by scientists at …

The Pentagon Is Putting Big Money Into Synthetic Biology

Genetically engineered bacteria, bionic limbs, and synthetic vaccines will help the U.S. build a more powerful military, according to DARPA, the Pentagon’s futuristic research arm. The agency’s renewed interest in biology comes despite scientists’ recent warnings about genetic engineering and …