synbio, regenerative medicine, synthetic biology, genetic engineering

Regenerative Medicine

RoosterBio, Inc. is a relatively new biotechnology startup located in Frederick, Maryland in the Frederick Innovative Technology Center. It was founded by Dr. Jon Rowley and Dr. Uplaksh Kumar with the main purpose to focus on the building of a sustainable Regenerative Medicine industry. This startup seems to be paving the way for the rapidly…

Truth About Yeast

In a world with self-driving cars and 3-D printers, technology is advancing every single day, impacting our society and the way we live.  We are constantly working to defeat our competition – striving to create products with improved efficiency and effectiveness. However, with a successful product, the challenge lies in the ability to feed growing…

Theoretical Medical Biology

Synthetic biology is an incredibly wide-reaching field with enormous possibilities.  And while I’m impressed with news articles reporting synthetic algae which produce biofuels and synthetic semiconductors; I’m left wondering how synthetic biology will improve human health.  This is a difficult question, both biologically and morally.  Is it morally acceptable to change our genes to improve…