TITLE

Architect of Life

AUTHOR(S)
Herper, Matthew
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;10/2/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 16, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article considers the contribution of Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor, Drew Endy, to build devices out of genetic materials. Endy, along with three synthetic-biology comrades, started a company called Codon Devices in Cambridge, Massachusetts in late 2004 to industrialize the construction of genes. Endy says, we'll begin to see the first custom-crafted biomachines: cells that can keep track of how old they are or bacteria engineered to hunt down and kill tumor cells.
ACCESSION #
22735559

 

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