A high-throughput pipeline for scalable kit-free RNA extraction

Ping Han, Maybelle K. Go, Jeng Yeong Chow, Bo Xue, Yan Ping Lim, Michael A. Crone, Marko Storch, Paul S. Freemont & Wen Shan Yew Given the global over-reliance on commercial, kit-based RNA extraction in the molecular diagnoses of infectious diseases such as SARS-CoV-2, past challenges in the event of supply chain disruptions have hindered testing capacity in times of need. Apart from supply

DNA Scanner: a web application for comparing DNA synthesis feasibility, price and turnaround time across vendors

DNA synthesis has become a major enabler of modern bioengineering, allowing scientists to simply order online in silico-designed DNA molecules. Rapidly decreasing DNA synthesis service prices and the concomitant increase of research and development scales bolstered by computer-aided DNA design tools and laboratory automation has driven up the demand for synthetic DNA.

Building Biofoundry India: challenges and path forward

Binay Panda, Pawan K Dhar Abstract Biofoundry is a place where biomanufacturing meets automation. The highly modular structure of a biofoundry helps accelerate the design-build–test–learn workflow to deliver products fast and in a streamlined fashion. In this perspective, we describe our efforts to build Biofoundry India, where we see the facility add a substantial value in

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GBA Webinar with Dr Rosalind Le Feuvre & Dr Mark Dörr

2021 Global Biofoundries Alliance Webinar Series April 20th 2021 @ 1-2 pm CET Register in advance for this webinar: https://lbnl.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_x6S_QgwHTFeSnBCSmsfxMg A recording of the webinar will be made publicly available after the event for those unable to attend. This is a public webinar, so please do share this announcement with others that may be interested

Building a global alliance of biofoundries

Nathan Hillson, Mark Caddick, […]Paul S. Freemont Nature Communications volume 10, Article number: 2040 (2019) Biofoundries provide an integrated infrastructure to enable the rapid design, construction, and testing of genetically reprogrammed organisms for biotechnology applications and research. Many biofoundries are being built and a Global Biofoundry Alliance has recently been established to coordinate activities worldwide.

Global Biofoundry Meeting, London, June 2018

A meeting was held at Imperial College London on June 21st/22nd 2018, which gathered fifteen[1]of the leading synthetic biology biofoundries from around the world to discuss current activities and exchange information on key capabilities and projects being developed by these groups. Originally posted by SynbiCITE on 25 June, 2018 The meeting explored opportunities for collaboration and