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synthetic biology

Programming Life: Living Software - Stephen Emmott - PICNIC '10

‘Synthetic Biology’ has received much attention recently with the announcement by Craig Venter of the first ‘synthetic organism’. It is a field in its infancy, and a field where the challenges, concerns, issues and potential are largely unprecedented. But synthesizing the DNA of a known organism and re-inserting it into a ‘shell’ (ala first ‘synthetic organism’) is just a start.

Datum: 
Monday, 6 September, 2010 - 10:00