20.305 Principles of Synthetic Biology


Class Info

Introduces the basics of synthetic biology, including quantitative cellular network characterization and modeling. Considers the discovery and genetic factoring of useful cellular activities into reusable functions for design. Emphasizes the principles of biomolecular system design and diagnosis of designed systems. Illustrates cutting-edge applications in synthetic biology and enhances skills in analysis and design of synthetic biological applications. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has no prerequisites.

20.305 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by R. Weiss.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 9-057.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 20.305 was rated 5.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Ron Weiss, PhD site or on the 20.305 Stellar site.

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