Recent News

Synthetic biologists developing cells programmed to target, destroy cancer, an article by the Genetic Literacy Project, mentions our work.

An article about our lab appeared in The Scientist.

Congratulations to former lab member Adam Atanas for receiving the Goldwater Scholarship!

Congratulations to Razan and David for receiving NSF Graduate Research Fellowships!

Dr. Bennett is quoted in an article in New Scientist about recent work on a biocoding language developed by the Voigt Lab.

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

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


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]

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