Intro to Synthetic Biology: Engineering Biological Circuits
Paul Muir, Andrew Yang, Ron Weiss
Mon-Fri, Jan 16-20, 23-27, 11am-05:00pm, TBD
Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below)
Signup by: 29-Dec-2011
Limited to 12 participants.
Participants requested to attend all sessions (non-series)
Prereq: 7.012 Preferred
Ever wonder if you could re-program cells to do whatever you wanted? With synthetic biology, the possibilities are endless!
Synthetic biology provides a unique opportunity to combine knowledge from electrical engineering, biological engineering, chemical engineering, and biology. In this class, through a combination of lectures and work in the lab you will learn many of the skills necessary for a UROP in biological engineering. This hands-on class will take you through the process of constructing DNA circuits, and by the end of IAP you will create an inducible baterial lamp!
Contact: Paul Muir, Simmons 872, email@example.com