Synthetic Biology

Introduction to Synthetic Biology

Definition, scope, and history

Principles of Synthetic Biology

Standardization, modularity and abstraction

Synthetic Gene Circuits

Design and applications in biodesign

Genome Editing

CRISPR-Cas and other techniques in biosecurity and biosafety

Genetic Engineering

Tools and techniques, including DNA Synthesis, CRISPR, and BioBricks

Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Synthetic Biology

What synthetic biology could represent for our societies and their moral frameworks

Future Directions of Synthetic Biology

Emerging technologies, trends, and challenges

Metabolic and Protein Engineering

Creating novel biological systems, proteins, and enzymes

Applications of Synthetic Biology

Medicine, agriculture, industry, environmental sustainability and beyond