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New synthetic biology journal

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 [...]

New synthetic biology journal2019-02-06T19:37:38+00:00

GenoSIGHT paper is published in PLoS ONE

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. [...]

GenoSIGHT paper is published in PLoS ONE2019-02-06T19:38:53+00:00

PLoS Extends Synthetic Biology Collection

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 Extends Synthetic Biology Collection2019-02-06T19:41:29+00:00

PLoS Launches Synthetic Biology Community

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 [...]

PLoS Launches Synthetic Biology Community2019-02-06T19:41:29+00:00

Virginia Tech Libraries supports open-access journal PeerJ

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 [...]

Virginia Tech Libraries supports open-access journal PeerJ2019-02-06T19:41:30+00:00