+ CBC video on "New fast, cheap test for Zika virus"
June 2016

+ Stat article on "Could CRISPR gene-cutting tool transform disease diagnostics?"
June 2016

+ Cell Host & Microbe article on "Synthetic biology provides a toehold in the fight against Zika"
June 2016

+ Romper article on "How long does Zika testing take? Researchers are working to speed up the testing process"
June 2016

+ The Scientist article on "Synthetic biology comes into its own"
June 2016

+ Nature research highlight on "Fast Zika test developed"
May 2016

+ Fast Company article on "MIT just developed a super-cheap paper Zika test"
May 2016

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Featured Publications

+ Chandrasekaran S, Cokol-Cakmak M, Sahin N, Yilancioglu K, Kazan H, Collins JJ and Cokol M. Chemogenomics and orthology-based design of antibiotic combination therapies. Molecular Systems Biology 12: 1-12 (2016). [pdf file]

+ Pardee K, Green AA, Takahashi MK, Braff D, Lambert G, Lee JW, Ferrante T, Ma D, Donghia N, Fan M, Daringer NM, Bosch I, Dudley DM, O'Connor DH, Gehrke L and Collins JJ. Rapid, low-cost detection of Zika virus using programmable biomolecular components. Cell 165: 1255-1266 (2016). [pdf file]

+ Cohen NR, Ross CA, Jain S, Shapiro RS, Gutierrez A, Belenky P, Li H and Collins JJ. A role for the bacterial GATC methylome in antibiotic stress survival. Nature Genetics 48: 581-586 (2016). [pdf file]

+ Chan CTY, Lee JW, Cameron DE, Bashor CJ and Collins JJ. 'Deadman' and 'Passcode' microbial kill switches for bacterial containment. Nature Chemical Biology 12: 82-86 (2016). [pdf file]

+ Slomovic S, Pardee K and Collins JJ. Synthetic biology devices for in vitro and in vivo diagnostics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 112: 14429-14435 (2015). [pdf file]

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