Posts Categorized: July 2015

July 2015 eNewsletter

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Introduction to Genome Editing Using CRISPR/Cas9 from Innovative Genomics Initiative on Vimeo.
Discovered by Jennifer Doudna at UC Berkeley in 2012, CRISPR/Cas9, a precise tool for genome editing, is now being used in laboratories all over the world to enhance our understanding of how living …

Programming Biology: Q & A with Richard Murray

By Cynthia Weber
IEEE Life Sciences talks with Richard Murray, Professor of Control & Dynamical Systems and Bioengineering at Caltech, about the promise of synthetic biology; the goals of the SEED conference, an annual technical conference dedicated to the broad spectrum of technologies that fall under …

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July 2015 Contributors

Richard M. MurrayRichard M. Murray is currently the Thomas E. and Doris Everhart Professor of Control & Dynamical Systems and Bioengineering at Caltech. Murray's research is in the application of feedback and control to networked systems, with applications in biology and autonomy. Read more


Steffen WaldherrSteffen Waldherr is an assistant professor for theory of complex networks at the Otto-von-Guericke-University, Magdeburg, Germany. His research interests focus on systems engineering methods for biomolecular networks and cell-biological systems, including modeling, uncertainty and robustness analysis, optimization, non-linear dynamics, and cell populations models. Read more


Bayu JayawardhanaBayu Jayawardhana is a university reader in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at University of Groningen, Netherlands. His research interests are on the analysis of nonlinear systems, mechatronics, systems, and synthetic biology. Read more