BIOL1220/S10:Brainstorming

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Brainstorming

PROJECT IDEA BRAINSTORM

  1. Genetically modified lettuce
     - Done in Japan, multiple places
     -	Add whey protein, p1025 to fight cavities, etc
  1. Bacterial Shampoo / Soap
     - Flourescent / Colorful

(3) Induced cancer-based guided evolution

     - Plasmid that can induce cancer, causing mutations
     - Select for those that most strongly express desired mechanism
     - Alternative to PCR-induced guided mutation

(4) Induce an entire colony to retract together

     - How?

(5) Square Bacteria

     - http://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Haloquadra
     - Lampropedia hyalina and a paper on the division was written by Kuhn and Starr in 1965. -Sydney Brenner