+ Chemical & engineering news article on "Making biologics on demand"
November 2018

+ Cell article on "The future is synthetic biology"
November 2018

+ PhysOrg article on "Research results in new kits for teaching science"
October 2018

+ EurekAlert article on "Army-funded research results in new kits for teaching science"
October 2018

+ Discover Magazine article on "Cellular cyborgs: How programmable DNA strands might control healing"
September 2018

+ Independent article on "Scientists are manipulating bacteria to cure a rare inherited disease"
September 2018

+ New York Times article on "Scientists are retooling bacteria to cure disease"
September 2018

+ WRAL article on "Scientists are retooling bacteria to cure disease"
September 2018

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Featured Publications

+ Kong W, Meldgin DR, Collins JJ and Lu T. Designing microbial consortia with defined social interactions. Nature Chemical Biology 14: 821-829 (2018). [pdf file]

+ Yeo NC, Chavez A, Lance-Byrne A, Chan Y, Menn D, Milanova D, Kuo C, Guo X, Sharma S, Tung A, Cecchi RJ, Tuttle M, Pradhan S, Lim ET, Davidsohn N, Ebrahimkhani MR, Collins JJ, Lewis NE, Kiani S and Church GM. An enhanced CRISPR repressor for targeted mammalian gene regulation. Nature Methods 15: 611-616 (2018). [pdf file]

+ Takahashi MK, Tan X, Dy AJ, Braff D, Akana RT, Furuta Y, Donghia N, Ananthakrishnan A and Collins JJ. A low-cost paper-based synthetic biology platform for analyzing guy microbiota and host biomarkers. Nature Communications 9: 3347 (2018). [pdf file]

+ Huang A, Nguyen PQ, Stark JC, Takahashi MK, Donghia N, Ferrante T, Dy AJ, Hsu KJ, Dubner RS, Pardee K, Jewett MC and Collins JJ. BioBits Explorer: A modular synthetic biology education kit. Science Advances 4: eaat5105 (2018). [pdf file]

+ Stark JC, Huang A, Nguyen PQ, Dubner RS, Hsu KJ, Ferrante TC, Anderson M, Kanapskyte A, Mucha Q, Packett JS, Patel P, Patel R, Qaq D, Zondor T, Burke J, Martinez T, Miller-Berry A, Puppala A, Reichert K, Schmid M, Brand L, Hill LR, Chellaswamy JF, Faheem N, Fetherling S, Gong E, Gonzalzles EM, Granito T, Koritsaris J, Nguyen B, Ottman S, Palffy C, Patel A, Skweres S, Slaton A, Woods T, Donghia N, Pardee K, Collins JJ and Jewett MC. BioBits Bright: A flourescent synthetic biology education kit. Science Advances 4: eaat5107 (2018). [pdf file]

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