Monthly Archives: July 2015


Design of plant expression vectors

By |2019-02-06T19:38:31+00:00July 9th, 2015|

An article describing the rule-based design of plant expression vectors was published in PLoS ONE. This plant synthetic biology paper is a collaboration with Anna Coll and Kristina Gruden from the National Institute of Biology in Ljubljana. The GenoCAD file available in the online supplement is preloaded in the GenoCAD platform. Give it a try and let us know how it could [...]

NIH Funding Rate

By |2019-02-06T19:38:31+00:00July 6th, 2015|

Dr. Sally Rockey published an interesting blog about the historical trends in NIH funding rates. The success rates are historically low but paradoxically, the number of people funded increases. This probably means the cost of managing government funds is going to the roof as more grants are written, reviewed, and administered. Dr. Rockey is NIH's Deputy Director [...]