Special Topics - Synthetic biology tools and applications

Wednesday, August 15, 2012: 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Jefferson West, Concourse Level (Washington Hilton)
Chris Voigt
This session will focus on methodologies to accelerate genetic engineering. Topics will include next-generation computer-aided design (CAD), the characterization of genetic parts, and the construction of large genetic systems

8:30 AM
Synthetic control of transcription: from hybrid promoters to promoter engineering to synthetic operon design
Hal Alper, John Blazeck, Leqian Liu, Kathleen Curran and Nathan Crook, Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
9:00 AM
Extracting knowledge during pathway optimization: quantitative expression-flux mapping and optimal criteria
Iman Farasat, Jason Collens and Howard Salis, Chemical engineering / Biological engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
9:30 AM
10:30 AM
Specification, Design, and Assembly Automation Workflows in Synthetic Biology
Douglas Densmore, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA
11:00 AM
Genetic Design, Synthesis and Assembly Tools for Synthetic Biology Engineering
Todd Peterson, Synthetic Biology in R&D, Life Technologies, Carlsbad, CA
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