The DoD and Synthetic Biology Milestones

April 12, 2016

Gene editing allows scientists to combine woolly mammoth and elephant DNA, engineer pig organs for human transplants and create malaria-resistant mosquitoes that can pass their resistance to offspring. While gene editing could [Read more]

UC Irvine to Develop Q Fever Vaccine

March 28, 2016

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has awarded a University of California, Irvine scientific team an $8 million contract to help develop a new vaccine for Q fever. Caused by the Coxiella [Read more]

BBSRC Awards International Research Partnering Grants

March 23, 2016

The UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) has committed to fund £795,449 to selected research groups to develop long-term international scientific collaborations through International Partnering Awards and International Workshops. The International [Read more]

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