+ Phys.Org article on "Gene-OFF switches tool up synthetic biology"
November 2019

+ Genomics Research article on "Gene-OFF Switch Expands Synthetic Biology Toolbox"
November 2019

+ Scientific American article on "Phage Therapy Could Beat Drug-Resistant Illnesses"
November 2019

+ Today's Science article on "Biologically Inspired: A New Class of DNA-Responsive Materials"
September 2019

+ Nature Methods research highlight on "Coupling CRISPR to smart hydrogels"
September 2019

+ BroadCast article on "A better predictor of antibiotic lethality"
August 2019

+ Nature News article on "CRISPR cuts turn gels into biological watchdogs"
August 2019

+ Science Perspectives article on "CRISPR propels a smart hydrogel"
August 2019

+ Nature Biotechnology article on "Cooperating on synthetic gene circuits"
July 2019

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Featured Publications

+ Johnston CW, Collins JJ. Engineering microbial peer pressure. Science 365: 986-987 (2019). [pdf file]

+ English MA, Soenksen LR, Gayet RV, Puig H De, Angenent-mari NM, Mao AS, Nguyen PQ, Collins JJ. Programmable CRISPR-responsive smart materials. Science 365: 780-785 (2019). [pdf file]

+ Stokes JM, Lopatkin AJ, Lobritz MA and Collins JJ. Bacterial Metabolism and Antibiotic Efficacy. Cell Metabolism 30: 251-259 (2019). [pdf file]

+ Balaban NQ, Helaine S, Lewis K, Ackermann M, Aldridge B, Andersson DI, Brynildsen MP, Bumann D, Camilli A, Collins JJ, Dehio C, Fortune S, Ghigo JM, Hardt WD, Harms A, Heinemann M, Hung DT, Jenal U, Levin BR, Michiels J, Storz G, Tan MW, Tenson T, Van Melderen L, Zinkernagel A. Definitions and guidelines for research on antibiotic persistence. Nature Reviews Microbiology 17: 441–8 (2019). [pdf file]

+ Collins JJ. Complex host-microbe-antibiotic interactions. Cell Host & Microbe 26: 8 (2019). [pdf file]

+ Yang JH, Wright SN, Hamblin M, McCloskey D, Alcantar MA, Schrübbers L, Lopatkin AJ, Satish S, Nili A, Palsson BO, Walker GC and Collins JJ. A white-box machine learning approach for revealing antibiotic mechanisms of action. Cell 177: 1649–1661 (2019). [pdf file]

+ Bashor CJ, Patel N, Choubey S, Beyzavi A, Kondev J, Collins JJ and Khalil AS. Complex signal processing in synthetic gene circuits using cooperative regulatory assemblies. Science 364: 593–597 (2019). [pdf file]

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