Articles by tag: synbio

CRISPieR: Re-engineering CRISPR-Cas9 with functional applications in eukaryotic systems

University of Waterloo's iGEM team had been fascinated with CRISPR systems for a few years, so we decided to probe the specifics of how the system works, and attempted to find some possible improvements to the system.

Staphylocide: Stopping Antibiotic Resistance Through Gene Silencing

An overview of the University of Waterloo's 2014 iGEM project, tackling antibiotic resistance, and my contributions.

Controlled Modification and Intercellular Transmission of a DNA Message

My contributions to University of Waterloo's 2013 iGEM team. We proposed and designed an intercellular messaging system using viral capsids.