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

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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