HU Summer Program Explores Synthetic BiologyThis summer the Hampton University Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HU-HHMI) will explore synthetic biology and its role in the new bio-economy. The residential five-week program for Hampton University freshmen is held from June 21-July 26 on the campus of HU. In the HHMI molecular biology and Keck Genomics-Bioinformatics labs, rising HU freshman will have an opportunity to learn basic synthetic biology concepts as they receive hands-on experience in this new field. “In this new economy, living cells such as algae, yeast, and bacteria will be engineered to provide the fuel to power our homes, factories, and engines,” stated Dr. Edison Fowlks, HU Professor of Biology and HU-HHMI program director. “I envision the HU-HHMI program will produce the next generation of synthetic biologists working at the nanoscience level.” HU-HHMI students will be empowered through an interdisciplinary approach with knowledge of molecular genomics, computer science, …
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