Monday, February 16, 2015

BacterioFiles 202 - Controlling Coliform Computers

This episode: Programming bacteria to sense and keep genomic records of environmental inputs!

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Show notes:
News item 1/News item 2/Journal Paper

NCSU Master's of Microbial Biotechnology Website
Paul Hamilton: website/email

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