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* Origins of Replication - Adam Meyer
* Origins of Replication - Adam Meyer
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* Protein regulators of transcription (Lac, Ara, Sigma factors) - OPEN
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* Protein regulators of transcription (Lac, Ara, Sigma factors) - Ben Slater
* Riboswitches (synthetic and natural) - OPEN
* Riboswitches (synthetic and natural) - OPEN
* Other sensor proteins. Light sensing? - David Truong
* Other sensor proteins. Light sensing? - David Truong

Revision as of 21:25, 27 February 2012

In reverse chronological order...

Yet to sign up for first presentation:


Contents

Other topic ideas

  • Directed evolution (plasmid-based in vivo evolution of thermostability, altered substrate specificity, etc) and/or phage display. - David Truong
    • Possible reference [1]
  1. Gupta RD, Goldsmith M, Ashani Y, Simo Y, Mullokandov G, Bar H, Ben-David M, Leader H, Margalit R, Silman I, Sussman JL, and Tawfik DS. . pmid:21217689. PubMed HubMed [Gupta2011]
  • CAD systems for synthetic biology - EMPTY

For Monday, March 3, 2012

  • Comment on or add to old topics.

New Topics: Basic Gene Construction

  • Origins of Replication - Adam Meyer
  • Protein regulators of transcription (Lac, Ara, Sigma factors) - Ben Slater
  • Riboswitches (synthetic and natural) - OPEN
  • Other sensor proteins. Light sensing? - David Truong

For Monday, February 27, 2012

  • Comment on or add to old topics.

New Topics: Basic Gene Construction

  • Transcription: initiation and termination - Logan Bachman
  • Spinach RNA - Jon Laurent
  • Translation. Ribosome binding sites and codon optimization - Jeremy McLain

For Monday, February 20, 2012

  • Comment on or add to old topics.

New Topics: Chassis and Backbones

  • Artificial chromosomes and plasmids - replication origins - Adam Meyer (ongoing)
  • Selectable genetic markers (Ab resistance, etc.) - Peter Otoupal
  • Toxin/anti-toxins, plasmid addiction systems - Brian Renda
  • Counter-selectable genetic markers - Erik Quandt

For Monday, February 13, 2012

  • Comment on or add to old topics.

New Topics: Optimizing Parts and their Interactions

  • Gene/genome synthesis/Gibson assembly - Joe Hanson
  • Host organisms (general properties of common ones, new ones that are being developed) - Michael Hammerling
  • Metabolic engineering - Razan Alnahhas

For Monday, February 6, 2012

  • Add a link to your user page to the CH391L Users Page.
  • Add something to your user page.
  • Comment on or add to old topics.

New Topics: Assembling Biological Parts

  • Restriction enzyme cloning & BioBricks/BglBricks assembly - Ben Slater
  • Advanced PCR techniques - Yi Kou

For Monday, January 30, 2012

New Topics: Finding Biological Parts

  • iGEM registry - Midhat Patel
  • bioprospecting / metagenomics - David Truong
  • directed evolution / in vitro selection - Adam Meyer
  • ancestral protein construction - Jared Ellefson
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