New Matter: Inside the Minds of SLAS Scientists

Jurassic Park Culture and Dirty Sinks

July 27, 2020 Episode 35
New Matter: Inside the Minds of SLAS Scientists
Jurassic Park Culture and Dirty Sinks
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New Matter: Inside the Minds of SLAS Scientists
Jurassic Park Culture and Dirty Sinks
Jul 27, 2020 Episode 35

If you need a crash course in synthetic biology and the sheer joy of natural products discovery, look no further than Dr. Keith Robison of Ginkgo Bioworks and his blog Omics! Omics!. Mike and Keith cover the wacky world of biology, from finding bugs in oil reserves and sea slugs to the unexpected wealth of molecular diversity that emerges to treat human disease and even COVID-19. Careful listeners will hear about slime molds, dirty tubs, FK-506, and just how many computational cycles you can buy for $1. What color is that resistor, again? Join us!


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If you need a crash course in synthetic biology and the sheer joy of natural products discovery, look no further than Dr. Keith Robison of Ginkgo Bioworks and his blog Omics! Omics!. Mike and Keith cover the wacky world of biology, from finding bugs in oil reserves and sea slugs to the unexpected wealth of molecular diversity that emerges to treat human disease and even COVID-19. Careful listeners will hear about slime molds, dirty tubs, FK-506, and just how many computational cycles you can buy for $1. What color is that resistor, again? Join us!