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Never Bored and Never Done

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By: Natalie Kuldell President, The BioBuilder Educational Foundation Instructor, MIT Department of Biological Engineering Bill Gates told Wired magazine that if he were a kid today, he’d want to be hacking biology. But how will the next generation of biocoders learn the language of DNA programming? How will they find ways to connect personally meaningful projects to synthetic biology’s most …

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Engineering Biology for Science & Industry: Accelerating Progress, Meeting Summary and Next Steps

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The Engineering Biology for Science & Industry: Accelerating Progress meeting in April had a standing room only crowd, with enthusiastic dialogue about what is required to accelerate progress in engineering biology, and lots of support for moving forward.  The discussions were captured in a meeting summary and can be found here: http://nancyjkelley.com/wp-content/uploads/Meeting-Summary.Final_.6.9.15-Formatted.pdf.   In addition to the numerous comments from the panel discussions …

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Engineering Biology for Science & Industry: Accelerating Progress

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The U.S. has been a world leader in the emerging field of engineering biology, producing more high-impact foundational and translational research – and commercial products – than any other nation. A new strategic direction for engineering biology is greatly needed, however, or the U.S. will risk falling behind in a field that it has pioneered. On April 17th, 2015, emerging …