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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 …

What is synthetic biology? Nancy J Kelley and Associates

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 …

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Biological Containment: Safety Step on the Pathway to Bioengineering Solutions

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  Unaffordable healthcare. Unsustainable fuels and industrial chemicals. Environmental pollution. Lack of sufficient food supplies for a rapidly growing population. There is one thing each of these pressing, real-world problems has in common: their potential solution. Synthetic biology, a novel branch of science that enables the design and construction of biological parts, devices, and systems as well as the redesign …