Brown:Journal club:Synthetic biology journal club
11 April 2007
Deepa to present Imperial iGEM presentation Link to Imperial wiki
Annie to present article titled "Synthetic protein-protein interatction domains created by shuffling Cys2His2 zinc-fingers".
Link to Article
Jason to present on Article titled Environmentally Controlled Invasion of Cancer
Cells by Engineered Bacteria.
Brendan to present on Article titled Ultrasensitivity and Nosie Propagation in a Synthetic Transcriptional Cascade.
Peter presents an article about transcriptional regulators used to form an oscillator. The article is here
Hayato presents an article on producing the luciferace-magnetic particle complex.
6pm Walter Hall
This is the last journal club until the summer. This week will be a meeting to discuss the lab and the first few weeks of the summer. In Walter Hall, 80 Waterman, 6-7pm
Journal Club is in Walter Hall, 80 Waterman
Hiyato to present: Nanoparticle labels in immunosensing using optical detection methods
Sri Kosuri from MIT to come and talk about his paper from the previous week.
John to present, + overview of Biobricks
Refactoring bacteriophage T7 Leon Y Chan1,a, Sriram Kosuri2,a and Drew Endy2
Kara and Jesse
Programmable ligand-controlled riboregulators of eukaryotic gene expression.
Bayer TS, Smolke CD.
Annie and Angela will present the article: "Design of artificial cell–cell communication using gene and metabolic networks".
The paper can be found at: http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/short/101/8/2299
Thomas Bulter, Sun-Gu Lee, Wilson WaiChun Wong, Eileen Fung, Michael R. Conner, and James C. Liao. 2004. Design of artificial cell-cell communication using gene and metabolic networks. PNAS. 101(8): 2299-2304. (Quorum sensor using acetate signal).
Brendan and Peter will be presenting the article entitled "Engineering a mevalonate pathway in Escherichia coli for production of terpenoids".
Vincent J J Martin, Douglas J Pitera1, Sydnor T Withers1, Jack D Newman & Jay D Keasling. "Engineering a mevalonate pathway in Escherichia coli for production of terpenoids." Nature Biotechnology 21, 796 - 802 (2003).
It can be found online at http://www.nature.com/nbt/journal/v21/n7/abs/nbt833.html
Megan and Victoria will present the article handed out in last meeting. Article is entitled: "Construction of a genetic toggle switch in Escherichia coli"
Timothy S. Gardner, Charles R. Cantor, and James J. Collins. 2000. Construction of a genetic toggle switch in Escherichia coli. Nature. Vol. 403. 339 - 342. (Bistable gene regulatory network, toggled by transient chemical or thermal induction, to serve as cellular memory) Download the paper here
John to give overview of last year's competition and to hand out readings Download paper here