Summit on Industrial Biotech and Bioenergy

BIO to Host Synthetic Biology Workshop at 2010 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotech and Bioenergy

 The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced a specialized workshop on advancements in synthetic biology that will highlight a new effort called the BIOFAB: International Open Facility Advancing Biotechnology, which aims to produce thousands of free, standardized DNA parts.

Speakers at the Advancements in Synthetic Biology & BIOFAB workshop will include:
  • Dr. Drew Endy, Stanford Professor of Bioengineering & Director, BIOFAB;
  • Dr. Vivek Mutalik, UC Berkeley Professor of Bioengineering & Team Leader, BIOFAB;
  • Holly Million, Executive Director, The BioBricks Foundation. 

The workshop will take place Sunday, Dec., 12, 2010, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Hibiscus Suite at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort and Spa and is open to all registered attendees at BIO’s Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy.

For more information on the conference, please visit

For assistance, please contact or 202-962-9200.

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