+ 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

+ MIT News article on "Inexpensive biology kits offer hands-on experience with DNA"
August 2018

+ Northwestern Now article on "New low-cost, high-tech biology kits for the next generation of scientists"
August 2018

+ Science article on "Hands-on biology education kits"
August 2018

+ Addgene article on "Creating accessible biology activities in schools with BioBits"
August 2018

+ PhysOrg article on "BioBits: Teaching synthetic biology to K-12 students"
August 2018

+ Science Daily article on "BioBits: Teaching synthetic biology to K-12 students"
August 2018

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Featured Publications

+ 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]

+ Camacho DM, Collins KM, Powers RK, Costello JC and Collins JJ. Next-generation machine learning for biological networks. Cell 173: 1581-1592 (2018). [pdf file]

+ Mao N, Cubillos-Ruiz A, Cameron DE and Collins JJ. Probiotic strains detect and suppress cholera in mice. Science Translational Medicine 10: eaao2586 (2018). [pdf file]

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