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From Cells to Circuits

Boston University covers the Cello paper.

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By |April 13th, 2016|Cello, News|0 Comments

Nature, Science Daily and other outlets cover the Cello paper published in Science

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Science Daily article.

Scientific American article.

(e) Science News

Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News

Nano werk article

By |April 1st, 2016|Cello, News|0 Comments

Science publishes Cello – Genetic circuit design automation

“Genetic circuit design automation” was published in Science.
The authors of the paper include MIT graduate student Alec Nielsen, former MIT postdoc Bryan Der, MIT postdoc Jonghyeon Shin, Boston University graduate student Prashant Vaidyanathan, Boston University associate professor Douglas Densmore, and National Institute of Standards and Technology researchers Vanya Paralanov, Elizabeth Strychalski, and David Ross.
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By |April 1st, 2016|Cello, News|0 Comments

Doug gives a talk at Sigma Aldrich

Doug gives a talk to Sigma Aldrich to educate folks on Bio-Design Automation.

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By |November 13th, 2015|Doug-Densmore, Industry, News|0 Comments

Exploring a new frontier of cyber-physical systems: the human body

By |September 17th, 2015|News, Phoenix|0 Comments

Swapnil Bhatia Receives Allan Kuchinsky IWBDA Scholarship

Dr. Swapnil Bhatia will be the 1st recipient of the annual “Allan Kuchinsky International Workshop on Bio-Design Automation Scholarship”.

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By |July 22nd, 2015|Awards, News|0 Comments

Zachary Chapasko Receives Hariri Award

Zachary Chapasko has been awarded the Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering Summer Research Award. This award is granted to individuals using data-driven or computational approaches in conducting research.

The Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering initiates, catalyzes, and propels collaborative, interdisciplinary research and training initiatives for a better society by promoting (a) discovery and innovations through the use of computational and data-driven approaches, and (b) advances in the science of computing inspired by challenges in arts and sciences, engineering, and management disciplines. You can find more information about the Hariri Institute at the following website:

By |June 25th, 2015|Awards, News|0 Comments

Yash Agarwal Receives Joseph Healy Distinguished Fellowship

Yash Agarwal has been awarded a Joseph Healey Distinguished Fellowship for the summer of 2015. This award was made possible through a generous donation from one of our esteemed engineering alumni. This award is identical to the Kenneth R. Lutchen Distinguished Fellowship award in everything but name and was created this year.

Yash will be a member of the inaugural class.

By |June 15th, 2015|Awards, News|0 Comments

Swati Carr Appointed SynBERC Diversity Fellow

Swati Carr has been appointed the SynBERC Diversity Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year.

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By |May 26th, 2015|News|0 Comments

$4.5M NSF CPS Frontier Award to Fund BU-Led Project

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a five-year, $4.5 million Cyber-Physical Systems Program (CPS) Frontier grant to BU researchers Calin Belta and Doug Densmore (along with U Penn’s Vijay Kumar and MIT’s Ron Weiss). The researchers aim to engineer bacterial or mammalian cells to exhibit specified behaviors, and direct a fleet of micro-robots to corral the engineered cells into working together to perform desired tasks.

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By |May 13th, 2015|Funding, News, Phoenix|0 Comments