An Interview with a Richard Kitney: Synthetic Biology Pioneer

An Interview with a Richard Kitney: Synthetic Biology Pioneer
Dec-31-2015 0 comments Cube Biosystems
Is synthetic biology a new field or just a new name for genetic engineering? Exome interviews Richard Kitney one of the leaders in the Synthetic Biology field. In the interview, Dr. Kitney discuss the differences between synthetic biology and genetic engineering and how designing and building according to engineering science principles is what makes synthetic biology a unique field. The key, Dr. Kitney emphasizes, will be in building professional registries where the biological components are fully characterized so that there is no question of a component's reliability.
At team a ORNL has developed a microfabricated bioreactor to facilitate the on-demand production of therapeutic proteins for medicines and biopharmaceuticals.
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