Difference between revisions of "Synthetic Biology:News"

From OpenWetWare
Jump to: navigation, search
(archived several news items here)
m
(10 intermediate revisions by 4 users not shown)
Line 5: Line 5:
 
<wikionly>'''Archive announcements of interest here.'''</wikionly>
 
<wikionly>'''Archive announcements of interest here.'''</wikionly>
  
 +
*<font color="green">'''Synthetic Biology 5.0:'''</font> The Fifth International Meeting on Synthetic Biology will take place at Stanford University from 15-17 June 2011. Learn more and register for the conference at [http://sb5.biobricks.org sb5.biobricks.org].
 +
* '''Bio:Fiction''' - [http://bio-fiction.com/en/ The Synthetic Biology Science, Art and Film Festival], 13-14 May 2011 Vienna, Austria.
 +
* '''synth-ethic''' - [http://www.biofaction.com/synth-ethic/ The Synthetic Biology Art Exhibition], 14 May - 26 June 2011 Vienna, Austria.
 +
* Creation of a Bacterial Cell Controlled by a Chemically Synthesized Genome (2010)<br> http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/science.1190719  [[Media:Pennisi_Science_2010.pdf‎| Accompanying news story in Science]]<br>
 +
* iGEM Jamboree 2010 [http://2010.igem.org/Main_Page competition and results]
 +
* [http://www.neb.com New England Biolabs] and [http://ginkgobioworks.com Ginkgo BioWorks] release the [http://www.neb.com/nebecomm/products/productE0546.asp BioBrick Assembly Kit]
 +
* [http://www.bio-fiction.com/call_for_entries.html Bio-Fiction:] The First Synthetic Biology Science, Art and Film Festival. [http://www.bio-fiction.com/call.html Call for entries.]
 +
* Amyris Biotechnologies Inc. goes public: [http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=AMRS stock quote]
 +
* International Conference [http://www.bioss.uni-freiburg.de/cms/symposium2010.html Signalling meets Synthetic Biology] 23.09.-25.09.2010, BIOSS, University of Freiburg, Freiburg i.Brsg., Germany
 +
* iGEM Jamboree 31 Oct-2 Nov, 2009 [http://2009.igem.org/Main_Page competition and results]
 +
* iGEM BioBrick Trophy on public display in London at the [http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/culturelab/2010/03/window-shopping-for-alternate-realities.php Wellcome Trust's new window gallery]
 +
*  [http://www.nature.com/nbt/journal/vaop/ncurrent/abs/nbt.1536.html New synthetic biology platform paper in Nature Biotechnology]
 +
* Summary of the open [http://www.synbiosafe.eu/forum SYNBIOSAFE e-conference] on ethics, safety, security, IPR, governance, and public perception of synthetic biology [http://www.synbiosafe.eu/uploads///pdf/SSBJ-SYNBIOSAFE%20e-conference.pdf available for download].
 +
*  [http://www.esf.org/conferences/09294 Second European Conference on Synthetic Biology (ECSB II): Design, Programming And Optimisation Of Biological Systems] 29 March – 03 April, 2009, Sant Feliu de Guixols (Costa Brava), Spain
 +
*  [http://www.theiet.org/biosysbio BioSysBio 2009 Conference] March 23-25, 2009, Cambidge, UK
 +
*'''[[Synthetic_Biology:Synthetic_Biology_4.0 | SB4.0]]''', The Fourth International Meeting on Synthetic Biology, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, 10-12 October 2008
 +
* [http://www.sys-bio.org/sbwWiki/workshops/standardsandspecifications08 A Standards and Specifications Workshop in Synthetic Biology] was held on April 26-27, 2008 in Seattle, Washington.
 +
* [http://parts.mit.edu/igem07/index.php/Main_Page iGEM2007] Results of this year's '''i'''nternational '''G'''enetically '''E'''ngineered '''M'''achines competition.
 +
* [http://www.ietdl.org/IET-STB IET Synthetic Biology] launches first issue and includes iGEM 2006. 
 +
* [http://www.syntheticbiology3.ethz.ch/index.htm Synthetic Biology 3.0 Zurich] proceedings. Download [http://www.syntheticbiology3.ethz.ch/proceedings.htm here.]
 +
*BioBricks Foundation first [[The_BioBricks_Foundation:Membership | membership]] drive.
 +
*[http://biology.plosjournals.org/perlserv/?request=get-document&doi=10.1371/journal.pbio.0050058 Synthetic Biology: Caught between Property Rights, the Public Domain, and the Commons]
 +
*US [http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2007/02/20070207-2.html HSPD-18]. Guidance on openness and international transparency in biodefense work still needed.
 +
<div style="text-align: left">
 +
*NCCUSA Biotechnology and National Security [http://www.ncccusa.org/news/nationalsecurityresolution.html declaration].
 +
*Protocols and Standards [http://poet.mit.edu/events/020107.html workshop] for synthetic biology & internet II
 +
*'''Synthetic Biology 3.0 conference [http://www.syntheticbiology3.ethz.ch/ website] <font color="green">springs to life.</font>'''
 +
*Chris Voigt publishes beautiful introductory review entitled "Genetic parts to program bacteria." [http://www.aseanbiotechnology.info/scripts/count_article.asp?Article_code=21020227 PDF], [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&dopt=AbstractPlus&list_uids=16978856&query_hl=1&itool=pubmed_docsum PubMed]
 +
*ETC group [http://www.etcgroup.org/en/materials/publications.html?id=602 publishes] an introduction to synthetic biology.
 +
*Roger Brent has published two commentaries discussing [[doi:1721.1/34914|future biological security]], and [[doi:1721.1/34913|issues of responsibility]] within the synthetic biology community.
 +
* [http://parts2.mit.edu/wiki/index.php/Ljubljana,_Slovenia_2006 Ljubljana, Slovenia] wins iGEM 2006 Grand Prize & takes home the coveted BioBrick, [http://parts2.mit.edu/wiki/index.php/MIT_2006 MIT] earns Best System, full details coming [http://www.igem2006.com/ online].
 +
*iGEM 2006 [http://igem2006.com/ Jamboree] is this weekend at MIT!!!
 +
*Isaacs, Dwyer and Collins discuss promises and challenges of RNA synthetic biology. ([http://www.bu.edu/abl/files/naturebiotech_isaacs.pdf pdf])
 +
*Arkin & Fletcher discuss challenges of applying engineering principles to biology. ([http://genomebiology.com/2006/7/8/114/abstract abstract], [http://genomebiology.com/content/pdf/gb-2006-7-8-114.pdf pdf])
 +
*[http://www.BioSysBio.com BioSysBio 2007] has a call for abstracts.  The conference has 2 sessions on Synthetic Biology.
 +
*US NSF funds $20 million [http://www.synberc.org/ synthetic biology research center] at UC Berkeley, MIT, Harvard, Prairie View, & UCSF.
 +
*'''[[Synthetic Biology:SB2Declaration|Public Draft of Declaration from Synthetic Biology 2.0]]'''
 +
*Arjun (AJ) Bhutkar's [http://openwetware.org/images/0/02/Aj_bhutkar_synth_bio_jbb_2005.pdf article] in ''The Journal of Biolaw & Business'' analyzing patentability, ethical and regulatory challenges in Synthetic Biology.
 +
*[http://sciencenow.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2006/1101/4 Viral Fossil Brought Back to Life] - researchers synthesized a retrovirus that infected human ancestors millions of years ago; [http://www.genome.org/cgi/content/full/16/12/1548 original article] in Genome Research
 +
*Tucker & Zilinskas discuss promise and perils of synthetic biology in the [http://www.thenewatlantis.com/archive/12/tuckerzilinskas.htm New Atlantis]
 +
*Rosenfeld et al [http://www.biophysj.org/cgi/rapidpdf/biophysj.105.073098v1 publish] a method for inferring the numerical abundance of proteins inside bacteria.
 +
*Ongoing [[Synthetic_Biology:SB2.0/Biosecurity_resolutions | discussion]] of community self-governance issues; to be resolved by SB2.0. Please contribute!
 +
*BioSpectrum Asia Edition has an article highlighting India's involvement in iGEM this year [http://www.biospectrumasia.com/content/270406IND636.asp  Synthetic Biology]
 +
*Pósfai's & Blattner's groups [http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1126439v1 publish] their reduction of E. coli's genome.
 +
*[http://web.mit.edu/smcs/synth_bio/2006/mit-synth_bio-security-town-hall-32d463-21apr2006-220k.ram Webcast] of MIT "town hall" meeting on community self-governance options.
 +
*Goldman School releases [http://www.lbl.gov/pbd/synthbio/townhall.htm white paper] on self-governance of DNA synthesis technology for community-wide discussion and comment.
 +
*Jay Keasling's group publishes a [http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v440/n7086/abs/nature04640.html paper] about making a lot of artemisinic acid in yeast.
 +
*Keith Joung's group publishes engineered protein-protein interaction [http://www.nature.com/msb/journal/v2/n1/full/msb4100053.html paper].
 
*Registration for the [http://pbd.lbl.gov/sbconf/ Second International Conference on Synthetic Biology (SB2.0)] is open.
 
*Registration for the [http://pbd.lbl.gov/sbconf/ Second International Conference on Synthetic Biology (SB2.0)] is open.
 
*Beachhead has a market analysis for synthetic biology: [http://www.beachhead.com/publications.html Synthetic Biology, A New Paradigm for Biological Discovery]
 
*Beachhead has a market analysis for synthetic biology: [http://www.beachhead.com/publications.html Synthetic Biology, A New Paradigm for Biological Discovery]

Revision as of 01:51, 7 September 2011

Home        About        Conferences        Labs        Courses        Resources        FAQ       

<wikionly>Archive announcements of interest here.</wikionly>

This site is hosted on OpenWetWare and can be edited by all members of the Synthetic Biology community.
Making life better, one part at a time.