User:Devin G. Bost

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Devin G. Bost (an artistic interpretation)

The reason I'm a member: I am fascinated by synthetic biology. I professionally work as a software engineer, and I hope to make valuable contributions to this emerging field. I one day envision a world where doctors are replaced by medical engineers, checkups with the "doctor" are designed to analyze changes in our genome, and where we can literally upgrade our peripheral organs. I want eyes with night-vision, telescopic lenses, and the functionality of electron microscopes. I want lenses that are "scratch-free" due to an underlying organism that simply rebuilds the surface when it is scratched. I want roads constructed by microbes; moreover, I want these microbes to use available minerals to reconstruct the roads and prevent "potholes" from ever forming. That is why I am here: I want to change the world, forever.

Thanks for this great site. Let's all change the world.

Education

  • Year, PhD, Institute
  • Year, MS, Institute
  • Year, BS, Institute

Research interests

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Publications

  1. Goldbeter A and Koshland DE Jr. An amplified sensitivity arising from covalent modification in biological systems. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1981 Nov;78(11):6840-4. PubMed ID:6947258 | HubMed [Paper1]
  2. JACOB F and MONOD J. Genetic regulatory mechanisms in the synthesis of proteins. J Mol Biol. 1961 Jun;3:318-56. PubMed ID:13718526 | HubMed [Paper2]
    leave a comment about a paper here
  3. Mark Ptashne. A genetic switch. Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2004. ISBN:0879697164 [Book1]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed

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