MinION: Oxford NanoPore’s DNA sequencing Innovation

Adventures with MinION Part I: Understanding ONT’s DNA sequencing technology The 50th anniversary of the historic double helix DNA model came three years after the completion of the Human Genome Project (HGP).  Providing industrialized methods of DNA sequencing, this project...

Announcing gene synthesis course March 8-13 2015

We are pleased to announce that we will be offering our gene synthesis course again in the spring 2015. Gene synthesis technologies are rapidly changing research paradigms in molecular biology. The purpose of this course is to provide students a...

Introduction to GenoCAD Webinar presented by OpenHelix

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...

GenoCAD Tutorial at ICSB (August 29, 2013)

Systems and synthetic biology are cross-fertilizing each other in unexpected but very productive ways. For several years ICSB has included synthetic biology sessions. Many keynote speakers are known for their work in synthetic biology or at the interface between synthetic...

Defining domain-specific DNA programming languages

Defining domain-specific DNA programming languages

This is the slide deck of a presentation I gave at a workshop focused on "Advances in Molecular Programming and Computing: Toward Chemistry as a New Information Technology". This workshop took place in Denmark on May 2-4, 2013. 

The talk argues that different [...]


First data set published on Figshare

First data set published on Figshare

Publishing my first data set on Figshare Putting it together I had read about Figshare for several months thinking that I should find ways of experimenting with this new media. The opportunity presented itself when we were looking for a...