Computationalists win 2014 Tyo Cup

Posted by Tyo Lab - June 2nd, 2014 in News -

In a competition of skill and strength, the Computationalist collected the most points. Events included: Water bottle rockets, Filling tips in pipette racks, and serological pipette lawn dart throwing.

James Jeffryes wins University Leadership Fellowship

Posted by Tyo Lab - June 2nd, 2014 in Awards & Honors -

This program provides Ph.D. students with the opportunity to develop their leadership as well as leadership in others. In addition, Fellows are introduced to the major theories, thinkers and frameworks for the study and practice of effective leadership.

NU Fellowship in Leadership

The Daily Northwestern video segment on Synthetic Biology

Posted by Tyo Lab - April 16th, 2014 in News -

Featuring Prof. Milan Mrksic, and our own Dr. Miaomin Zhang.

The Daily Northwestern

Alexandra De Paz wins NSF Graduate Fellowship

Posted by Tyo Lab - April 1st, 2014 in News -

NSF announced that Alexandra has won a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) for her proposal to engineering DNA polymerase-based biosensors.

Congratulations Alexandra!

Isaac Yampolsky wins NU Bioscientist grant

Posted by Tyo Lab - March 30th, 2014 in News -

Freshman Isaac Yampolsky wins the NU Bioscientist grant. Isaac is mentored by Adebola Adeniran and will be working on new methods for engineering biosensors.

Synthetic Biology at Northwestern feature

Posted by Tyo Lab - March 26th, 2014 in News -

Four laboratories at the cutting edge of Synthetic Biology research were recently featured here.

News Article

Synthetic Biology Faculty Bios

Tyo to give seminar at Purdue Biochemistry Department on Synthetic Biology

Posted by Tyo Lab - February 15th, 2014 in News -

Seminar Announcement

Tyo publishes SynBio/Global Health whitepaper

Posted by Tyo Lab - October 10th, 2013 in News -

Prof. Keith E.J. Tyo has published a white paper entitled “Synthetic Biology for Global Health: A Problem-Driven Approach to Healthcare Innovation.”  It lays out plans to invite the best minds in the Synthetic Biology community to better understand the problems in healthcare delivery for the extremely impoverished.  The proposed program would enable technological breakthrough that would impact the lives of the most vulnerable people on the planet.

http://synbioleap.org/visions-and-plans/

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New Tyo Lab Group Photo!

Posted by Tyo Lab - September 23rd, 2013 in Group Photos -

 

Alexandra joins lab as PhD student in IBiS. Welcome!

Posted by Tyo Lab - August 13th, 2013 in News -

Alexandra de Paz joins the Tyo lab as a PhD student in the Interdepartmental Biological Sciences program.  Alexandra did her undergraduate education at the University of Florida in Bimolecular Engineering.

Alexandra will be developing methods for directed evolution and high throughput screening.

 

 

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