Bastien’s paper on engineering the imperfect herbicide-resistance BAR protein is out. Please see the news release on this study here.
Food Evolution screening at the Coolidge Corner Theater + panel discussion moderated by Christopher Lydon of WBUR’s Open Source, and featuring Jing-Ke Weng of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and Timothy A. Wise of Small Planet Institute and Tufts University’s Global Development and Environment Institute, 9/24 @ 2pm.
Join us on May 6 for the Whitehead Symposium, Whitehead Institute’s signature event in New York City. This annual breakfast event is an opportunity to hear a comprehensive review of the latest research being conducted at Whitehead. This year’s program features keynote presentations by Founding Member Harvey Lodish and Faculty Mary Gehring and Jing-Ke Weng. Additional information and registration details are now available.
An interview on our crowd-funded firefly genome project. Check out here.
Jing-Ke Weng presents a 造就TALK (TED-style talk channel in China) at the newly built China National Gene Bank (CNGB) in Shenzhen. The talk discusses Weng lab’s recent effort in applying systems and synthetic biology tools to demystify and reinvent traditional herbal medicine.
Olesya’s paper on acyltransferase structural dynamics is out. Congrats!
Jing-Ke Weng & Chip Celenza (BU) will serve as the guest scientists for the September Science by the Pint event. They will discuss with the general public on the topic of “Genetically Modified Organisms: A Plant’s Perspective”. The event will be on September 15th, 6:30-8:30pm at Aeronaut Brewery, 14 Tyler Street, Somerville (direction). Please join!