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Introduction to synthetic biology.

  • What is it?
  • Why study it?
  • Some examples of synthetic biology applications. Possibly an example of a problem and its solution achieved using synthetic biology.
  • ‘Cool’ examples like Sung’s list (E glowli) of synthetic biology. This is a great way to ‘hook’ kids
  • Questions posed directly to students
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