+ London Science Museum exhibit on "Could this new test slow the spread of Zika virus?"
September 2016

+ SingularityHUB article on "Is evolution over? Synthetic biology anticipates nature's next steps"
September 2016

+ PLOS blog post on "Things are getting interesting"
August 2016

+ PLOS blog post on "SEED 2016: synbio industry coming of age"
August 2016

+ Twist Bioscience article on "Q&A with Prof. James Collins on his portable, low-cost Zika diagnostic"
August 2016

+ Twist Bioscience article on "Detecting Zika with synthetic biology"
August 2016

+ New Republic article on "GMOs could save your life--they might have already"
July 2016

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Featured Publications

+ Braff D, Shis D and Collins JJ. Synthetic biology platform technologies for antimicrobial applications. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews 105: 35-43 (2016). [pdf file]

+ Pardee K, Slomovic S, Nguyen PQ, Lee JW, Donghia N, Burrill D, Ferrante T, McSorley FR, Furuta Y, Vernet A, Lewandowski M, Boddy CN, Joshi NS and Collins JJ. Portable, on-demand biomolecular manufacturing. Cell 167: 248-259 (2016). [pdf file]

+ Lee JW, Gyorgy A, Cameron DE, Pyenson N, Choi KR, Way JC, Silver PA, Del Vecchio D and Collins JJ. Creating single-copy genetic circuits. Molecular Cell 63: 329-336 (2016). [pdf file]

+ Chavez A, Tuttle M, Pruitt BW, Ewen-Campen B, Chari R, Ter-Ovanesyan D, Haque SJ, Cecchi RJ, Kowal EJK, Buchthal J, Housden BE, Perrimon N, Collins JJ and Church G. Comparison of Cas9 activators in multiple species. Nature Methods 13: 563-567 (2016). [pdf file]

+ 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]

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