Monthly Archives: July 2012


NSF awards $1 million to improve the efficiency of DNA fabrication

By |2019-02-06T19:43:55+00:00July 27th, 2012|

BLACKSBURG, Va. July 25, 2012 The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a three-year $999,531 grant to Virginia Tech to optimize the laboratory processes used to make custom DNA molecules with the tools and methods of industrial engineering. The interdisciplinary team led by Jean Peccoud, Associate Professor at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute also includes Kimberly [...]

Gene Synthesis Methods and Protocols published by Springer

By |2019-02-06T19:43:55+00:00July 9th, 2012|

BLACKSBURG, Va., July 9, 2012  - Gene Synthesis: Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol. 852) provides comprehensive, step-by-step methods and protocols spanning all aspects of de novo synthesis of DNA molecules. Edited by Jean Peccoud, Ph.D., Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, the book is an essential guide for life scientists interested in using [...]