Recent News

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

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

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

Rice University awarded $1M grant from Keck Foundation to engineer microbial biosensors for soil.

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.

An article in The Scientist on mind-controlled gene regulation quotes Dr. Bennett.


Recent Publications

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]

Kim JK, Josic K & Bennett MR, “The validity of quasi-steady-state approximations in discrete stochastic simulations,” Biophys. J. 107, 783-793 (2014). [PDF]

Kim JK, Kilpatrick ZP, Bennett MR & Josic K, "Molecular mechanisms that regulate the coupled period of the mammalian circadian clock." Biophys. J. 106, 2071-2081 (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]