ARC Centre of Excellence in Synthetic Biology

SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY

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When does speed triumph over accuracy in cellular activity?
23, Nov 2021

When does speed triumph over accuracy in cellular activity?

Is it better for the body to synthetise proteins slowly and surely or with speed and less accuracy? That is one of the key questions in a new Aging Cell...

Rewinding evolution to secure our future foods
21, Nov 2021

Rewinding evolution to secure our future foods

A radical bid to reverse evolution could see crop plants become disease-resistant and more productive – and it all relies on a clever change of gene address. In a Nature...

Five Minutes with…Evan Gibbs
15, Nov 2021

Five Minutes with…Evan Gibbs

Tell us about your field of research My area of research focuses on small molecule production in microorganisms. I am using biosensors in massive mutant libraries combined in concert with...

Redefining the popular view of microbes
15, Nov 2021

Redefining the popular view of microbes

By Anahit Peneysan Macquarie University node When I present a lecture to a general audience, I often start with the same slide. It is a blank slide, and I ask...