Monthly Archives: March 2014


Articles on genetic languages achieve top Altmetric rankings

By |2019-02-06T19:41:30+00:00March 26th, 2014|

We recently issued a press-release reporting the publication of two articles describing genetic languages developed with GenoCAD.  This press release got a lot of media attention. Some of the sites that echoed this announcement included: Genetic languages guide the design of synthetic biological systems Business Standard: Software to help design health care products Counsel & Heal: Scientists [...]

Introduction to GenoCAD Webinar presented by OpenHelix

By |2019-02-06T19:42:57+00:00March 25th, 2014|

The Peccoud Lab, based at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, is sponsoring a free webinar on GenoCAD, presented by OpenHelix on Thursday, March 27th, at 18:00 p.m. UTC/2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT. GenoCAD is a Computer-Assisted Design application for synthetic biology projects, which was developed by the Peccoud Lab at Virginia Tech and supported by the National [...]

Researchers write languages to design synthetic living systems useful for new products, health care

By |2019-02-06T19:42:57+00:00March 13th, 2014|

BLACKSBURG, Va., March 13, 2014 – Researchers at Virginia Tech and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have used a computer-aided design tool to create genetic languages to guide the design of biological systems. Known as GenoCAD, the open-source software was developed by researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech to help synthetic biologists capture [...]