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4.14.2014
Dr. Bennett was quoted in an interview on synthetic biology entrepreneurship.

3.6.2014
Dr. Bennett gave a keynote speech at the Synthetic Biology Future Conference in Cork City, Ireland. The Silicon Republic held an interview with him before the event.

1.7.2014
"Engineered temperature compensation in a synthetic genetic clock" was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Rice put out a news release about it here.

10.6.2013
David Shis won the George J. Schroepfer, Jr. Award for Outstanding Published Research in Biochemistry & Cell Biology

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Recent Publications

2014
Hussain, F., Gupta, C., Hirning, A. J., Ott, W. R., Matthews, K. S., Josic, K. & Bennett, M. R. “Engineered temperature compensation in a synthetic gene clock.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111, 972-977 (2014). [PDF]

2013
Masiello, C. A., Gao, X., Chen, Y., Bennett, M. R., Zygourakis, K., Rudgers, J., Liu, S., Wagner, D. & Silberg, J. J. “Pyrolysis temperature determines biochar effects on microbial communication.” Environ. Sci. Technol. 47 (20) 11496-11503 (2013). [PDF]

Razinkov, I. A., Baumgartner, B. L., Bennett, M. R., Tsimring, L. S. & Hasty, J. “Measuring competitive fitness in dynamic environments.” J. Phys. Chem. 117 (42) 13175-13181 (2013). [PDF]

Gupta, C., Lopez, J. M., Ott, W. R., Josic, K. & Bennett, M. R. “Transcriptional delay stabilizes bistable gene networks.” Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 058104 (2013). [PDF]

Shis, D. L. & Bennett, M. R. “A library of synthetic transcriptional AND gates built with split T7 RNA polymerase mutants.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 110 (13), 5028-5033 (2013). [PDF]