Recent News

12.31.2015
"Birth of the bacterial circuit" - an article in ASME about our recent research can be read here.

12.22.2015
Alan's paper characterizing noise in a synthetic gene oscillator was published in PLoS Computational Biology.

11.24.2015
Jae's latest on quasi-steady state approximations in the Gillespie algorithm was just published here.

8.27.2015
Read the Perspective article on our recent work published in Science.

8.27.2015
Chen Ye and Jae's paper on synthetic microbial consortia was published in Science. See also press releases from Rice and KAIST.

7.22.2015
Truong and Chinmaya's paper on dynamics in the yeast galactose network was published in PLOS Computational Biology.

12.1.2014
"Synthetic Biology, Real Mathematics," an article in SIAM News, discusses the need for mathematical modeling in synthetic biology and highlights our recent work on temperature compensation.

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Recent Publications

Veliz-Cuba A, Hirning AJ, Atanas AA, Hussain F, Vancia F, Josic K & Bennett MR, “Sources of noise in a synthetic gene oscillator.” PLoS Comp Biol 11, e1004674 (2015). [PDF]

Kim JK, Josic K & Bennett MR, “The relationship between stochastic and deterministic quasi-steady state approximations.” BMC Syst Biol 9, 87 (2015). [PDF]

Chen Y, Kim JK, Hirning AJ, Josic K & Bennett MR, "Emergent genetic oscillations in a synthetic microbial consortium," Science 349, 986-989 (2015). [PDF]

Nguyen-Huu TD, Gupta C, Ma B, Ott W, Josic K & Bennett MR, “Timing and variability of galactose metabolic gene activation depend on the rate of environmental change.” PLoS Comp. Biol. 10, e1004399 (2015). [PDF]

Shis DL, Hussain F, Meinhardt S, Swint-Kruse L & Bennett MR, “Modular, multi-input transcriptional logic gating with orthogonal LacI/GalR family chimeras,” ACS Synth. Biol. 3, 645-651 (2014). [PDF]

Hussain F, Gupta C, Hirning AJ, Ott WR, Matthews KS, Josic K & Bennett MR, “Engineered temperature compensation in a synthetic genetic clock.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111, 972-977 (2014). [PDF]