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May 9, 2018

Assistant Professor Wilson Wong (BME) is the 2018 recipient of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Synthetic Biology Young Innovator Award. The award recognizes the contributions of scientists who have made a major impact on the field of synthetic biology, early on in...

May 8, 2018

On April 26th 2018, STEM Pathways conducted their spring Dinner and Dialogue, the primary goal of the evening was to reach, inspire and expose students to synthetic biology and STEM, which STEM Pathways did by inviting prominent speakers from various science background...

April 9, 2018

One of the biggest points of friction in my professional life is the disconnect between the design of an experiment and the data that comes out of it. Not in any deep or scientific sense, but in a boringly practical sense of "How do I know what's in file MyRun_F05_039_...

March 18, 2018

We've just had official publication of another major step forward in turning synthetic biology into a well-organized field of engineering: the SBOL Visual 2.0 standard. This is a big one, because it means we have a clear way not only of summarizing genetic structure (a...

March 17, 2018

February 17, 2018, STEM Pathways hosted their second annual Mini-Jamboree at the Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Technology (CILSE)!  The Mini-Jamboree was an interactive day of learning to encourage accessibility to synthetic biology to hi...

March 16, 2018

As we work to promote awareness and use of good scientific measurement practices in iGEM (the International Genetically Engineered Machines competition), we've just posted an educational video with me giving a (hopefully accessible) introduction to four simple principl...

December 20, 2017

Two student teams from BU were recognized for their scientific achievements during the 2017 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Giant Jamboree.

Last month, iGEM hosted more than 3,000 participants from 44 countries who showcased their work at the Hynes C...

July 26, 2017

July 12, 2017--STEM Pathways researchers hosted a two-hour workshop for Boston University’s Summer Pathways program, a one-week program during which 21 high school girls from Massachusetts stay at BU and learn about STEM research and college admissions.

Last year, Summe...

July 13, 2017

In a new paper just out, Biochemical Complexity Drives Log-Normal Variation in Genetic Expression, I explain a biological mystery: why do log-normal distributions keep showing up in gene expression data?

Anybody who's spent much time looking at gene expression da...

July 5, 2017

June 21st, 2017--Eight iGEM teams from the New England area came together at a New England iGEM meetup also known as NEGEM hosted by the BostonU Wetlab team. Teams were able to present on their ideas, gain feedback from students and mentors, and even plan potential col...

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