Synthetic Biology

The Good Food Institute: Doing a World of Good

In this episode of the Foundation’s Doing a World of Good podcast, you'll meet Allison Berke, Liz Specht, and Elliot Swartz of the Good Food Institute, and learn more about the development of plant-based and cell-based meat products.

Biological Synthesis of Fuels and Chemicals

Archived Webinar
Jul 22, 2010
Global energy and climate problems have stimulated increased efforts in synthesizing fuels and chemicals from renewable resources. Compared to the traditional biofuel, ethanol, higher alcohols offer...

Is Synthetic Biology Having a Moment?

February 15, 2019

Suddenly, synthetic biology is being discussed a lot beyond the walls of academia and the pages of scientific journals. Today, it abounds in the mainstream press.

Consider a Career in Biotech

June 26, 2018

Looking for a promising career direction? Biotech is a vast and diverse field and has growing opportunities.

Making Escherichia coli Grow on Methanol

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
November 9, 2015
The quest for using methanol as a substrate to produce useful metabolites such as commodity chemicals, chemical precursors, biopolymers,...

Tools for Engineering Non-Growth Metabolism

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
November 9, 2015
Stationary phase metabolism that is not carbon-limited is ideal for metabolic engineering. Without cell growth, feedstocks can be efficiently...

Stochastic Simulations of the Tetracycline Operon

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
November 9, 2010
The tetracycline (tet) operon is a robust self-regulated system. It is found naturally in bacteria where it confers resistance to antibiotic...

Success and Prospects in Bioengineering

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
November 16, 2008
Chemical engineers have always played an important role in the development of biotechnology. From the first efforts to effectively produce penicillin...

Computational Protein Engineering

October
2017
SBE Special Section
Robert Pantazes
Proteins could transform the chemical process industries if they could be engineered to facilitate the production of biofuels, molecular medicines, and other specialty chemicals. This reality is nearing as expanded knowledge of proteins and improvements in computational tools are making it possible to design specific protein structures and functions.

April 2017 CEP Preview

April 12, 2017

This month: a special feature on becoming a better writer, which anyone can read in full online.

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