Computational Biology Moving Faster Than Moore’s Law

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FS Insider interviews Ian Haydon (@ichaydon), a doctoral student and researcher at the Institute for Protein Design, to discuss recent scientific breakthroughs in both reading and writing—that is, creating—new forms of DNA, proteins, and other biological structures that don’t exist in nature. Topics discussed: computational biology, crowdsourcing, Moore’s Law, synthetic DNA and proteins, Frankenstein, CRISPR gene editing, and much more.

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Things discussed in this interview:
Institute for Protein Design
Scientists Are Designing Artisanal Proteins for Your Body
How Robot Math and Smartphones Led Researchers to a Drug Discovery Breakthrough

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Silicon Valley Sees a Future in Circuits Made of DNA
Wiki: Computational Biology

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