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New synthetic biology journal

By |2019-02-06T19:37:38+00:00August 8th, 2017|

Why a new synthetic biology journal? Most synthetic biology papers are not published in a synthetic biology journal. They are still published in non-specialized journals that span a broad spectrum of scientific specialties from bioinformatics to molecular biology and biotechnology. It can be difficult for readers to notice synthetic biology papers among all the other papers [...]

GenoSIGHT paper is published in PLoS ONE

By |2019-02-06T19:38:53+00:00September 18th, 2014|

After several years of incubation and internal validation, we are pleased to announce the publication of an article describing GenoSIGHT, an adaptive cytometry system, developed with a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF Award#0963988).  GenoSIGHT is an "intelligent" system capable of adapting the image acquisition process to the dynamics of the cells under observation. [...]

PLoS Extends Synthetic Biology Collection

By |2019-02-06T19:41:29+00:00July 14th, 2014|

In 2012, Mark Isalan and myself compiled a list of synthetic biology papers published in PLoS ONE (See The PLOS ONE Synthetic Biology Collection: Six Years and Counting). This impressive corpus of synthetic biology papers was highlighted by PLoS in a journal-specific collection. For various reasons, the decision was made at the time to focus on [...]

PLoS Launches Synthetic Biology Community

By |2019-02-06T19:41:29+00:00July 14th, 2014|

PLoS is launching the PLoS Synthetic Biology Community (synbio.plos.org) as a hub to allow readers and authors of synthetic biology literature to gather in one place. This resource will provide informal online avenues for researcher collaboration and discussion of PLOS-published research, it will help promote the synthetic biology collection, and it will contribute to demonstrate the [...]

Virginia Tech Libraries supports open-access journal PeerJ

By |2019-02-06T19:41:30+00:00June 11th, 2014|

The open access journal PeerJ is changing the open-access publication business model. Instead of a charging a publishing fee per article, it is a relying on a membership model. Each author pays a $99 lifetime membership to the journal but do not incur publication fees afterwards. The journal has been setting up partnerships with institutions [...]