Futures in Biotech

Nov 9th 2006

Futures in Biotech 8

Drew Endy on Synthetic Biology

A look at the the emerging field of Synthetic Biology...
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Guest: Dr. Drew Endy, Cabot Assistant Professor of Biological Engineering at MIT

A look at the the emerging field of Synthetic Biology. According to Dr. Endy, "We?re going from looking at the living world as only coming from nature, to a subset of the living world being produced by engineers, who design and build hopefully useful living artifacts according to our specifications" (MITWorld).

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And also thanks to the Band Gunther from Cyclone Records for the permission to use their song Wrecking Ball as a theme for this episode of FiB!