Archive announcements of interest here.
- Special issue on synthetic biology in Nature including the Adventures in Synthetic Biology comic
- EU Synthetic Biology funding announcement
- Pamela Silver's lecture & Lisa Geller's discussion on Synthetic Biology (mp3 file)
- 2005 iGEM Jamboree gets underway, 5 November 2005 (MIT, News)
- Freeman Dyson's talk on the Future of Evolution.
- Mitsuhiro Itaya's group reports in PNAS on combining two genomes in one cell.
- Laurie Zoloth's recent lecture on ethics & Synthetic Biology.
- Paul Rabinow's recent lecture on security & Synthetic Biology.
- The Institute of Biological Engineering's annual meeting (March 10-12, 2006, Univ. of Arizona) will include a Synthetic Biology session and a student paper contest on bioethics!
- Two new public mailing lists have been established to help serve the Synthetic Biology community.
- A new journal Synthetic and Systems Biology has been launched.
- The Synthetic Biology site has undergone major revisions. Post your feedback on the talk page.
- A Synthetic Biology publishing archive has been set up on MIT's DSpace.
- MIT, the J. Craig Venter Institute in Rockville, MD, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. announce a new study of the societal implications of synthetic genomics. Press releases: MIT, CSIS and Venter Institute. Synthetic Genomics Study
- Synthetic Genomics, Inc. has been launched to develop "scientific processes to enable industry to design and test desired genetic modifications."
- Codon Devices, Inc. is founded to "pioneer the emerging field of synthetic biology."
- Check out taqdot: News for the open source and synthetic biology community
- 7/8/04: Writing DNA: First Synthetic Biology Conference Held at MIT
- 7/8/04: Experts worry that synthetic biology may spawn biohackers and Slashdot article.
- 6/15/04: Conference kicks off synthetic bio revolution
- 6/11/04: BioBricks to help reverse-engineer life
- 4/26/04: Synthetic Life: article in Scientific American and discussion on Slashdot.
- 1/9/04: Microbes made to order: Science, 303(5655):158-161, January 2004.
- 7/9/03: The First Synthetic Biology Conference will take place June 2004 at MIT.
- 4/29/03: Story on Slashdot on Digital DNA circuits with link to BioBricks.
- 4/15/03: Planning and assembly of parts from IAP is beginning.
- 2/28/03: All parts have been shipped.
- 2/15/03: The IAP class is finished! The designs are being reviewed and sequences will be shipped soon.
- 2/13/03: MIT News article about IAP class
- 11/20/02: We are holding an IAP class on engineering blinkers.
- 11/01/02: We have the sequence for Mesoplasma florum!
- MIT folks can add/remove themselves to the "synthbio" mailing list here.
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