+ Broad Institute blog on "Getting smart about antibiotics"
May 2016

+ H&HN article on "Stabilizing seniors to the sole"
April 2016

+ MIT News article on "Reprogramming gut bacteria as "living therapeutics""
April 2016

+ Nature Genetics blog on "Bacterial methylomes and antibiotic potentiation"
March 2016

+ Microbe minitopic on "Recent high-tech developments in synthetic biology and other realms of microbiology"
February 2016

+ American Chemical Society spotlight on "Microdevice enables long-term coculturing of microbes and cells providing an in virto model of human intestinal disease"
February 2016

+ Discover Magazine article on "An energetic solution"
February 2016

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Featured Publications

+ 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 (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2016.04.059 [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]

+ Belenky P, Ye JD, Porter CBM, Cohen NR, Lobritz MA, Ferrante T, Jain S, Korry BJ, Schwarz EG, Walker GC and Collins JJ. Bactericidal antibiotics induce toxic metabolic perturbations that lead to cellular damage. Cell Reports 13: 968-980 (2015). [pdf file]

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