Tal Danino's research explores the spatio-temporal dynamics of synthetic biological systems, building towards novel engineered applications in energy, the environment, and human health.


Bacteria for cancer applications

In this interview I discuss our ongoing work in using bacteria as diagnostics and therapies for cancer.


Article: Measuring growth and gene expression dynamics of tumor-targeted S.Typhimurium Bacteria JoVE 2012

Article: In vivo gene expression dynamics of Tumor-Targeted Bacteria ACS Synthetic Biology 2012


Read More: Koch Institute Image Gallery

Synchronized genetic clocks in bacteria

We describe an engineered gene network with global intercellular coupling that is capable of generating synchronized oscillations in a growing population of bacteria.


Article: A synchronized quorum of genetic clocks. Nature 2010


Read more: Nature News and Views, Synthetic Systems Biology Web Focus, Cells talk to tick together, The Scientist