CHE.496/2008/Schedule/Engineering principles

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==Engineering principles==
==Engineering principles==
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*'''Discussion leader: Ranjan
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*'''Discussion leader: Kevin
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*'''Synthetic biology - putting engineering into biology [http://bioinformatics.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/22/22/2790 link]
*'''Synthetic biology - putting engineering into biology [http://bioinformatics.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/22/22/2790 link]
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**Review standardization, abstraction, heirarchy ([http://openwetware.org/wiki/CHE.496/2008/Schedule/Foundational_technologies see Assignment 2 notes])
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**Use of standards already in place
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***Standardization
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***Abstraction
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***Modularity
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***Predictability
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***Reliability
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***Uniformity
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**Use of Devices
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***Oscillators
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***Switches
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***Logic gates
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**Problems of joining two modules together
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*'''Synthetic biology: new engineering rules for an emerging discipline [http://www.nature.com/msb/journal/v2/n1/full/msb4100073.html link]
*'''Synthetic biology: new engineering rules for an emerging discipline [http://www.nature.com/msb/journal/v2/n1/full/msb4100073.html link]
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**Reiteration of biological devices
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**Assessment of overall system
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***Must consider that all things are happening in the cell
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**Types of Modules:
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***Cascades
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***Cell to cell signaling
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**Important notes
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***Natural evolution works!
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***Must examine overall population

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Engineering principles

  • Discussion leader: Kevin


  • Synthetic biology - putting engineering into biology link
    • Review standardization, abstraction, heirarchy (see Assignment 2 notes)
    • Use of standards already in place
      • Standardization
      • Abstraction
      • Modularity
      • Predictability
      • Reliability
      • Uniformity
    • Use of Devices
      • Oscillators
      • Switches
      • Logic gates
    • Problems of joining two modules together


  • Synthetic biology: new engineering rules for an emerging discipline link
    • Reiteration of biological devices
    • Assessment of overall system
      • Must consider that all things are happening in the cell
    • Types of Modules:
      • Cascades
      • Cell to cell signaling
    • Important notes
      • Natural evolution works!
      • Must examine overall population
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