Floyd Romesberg: "Artificial DNA" Expert

Article ID: 685849

Released: 29-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST

Source Newsroom: Scripps Research Institute

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  • Credit: The Scripps Research Institute

    Floyd Romesberg, Ph.D.

Floyd Romesberg, Ph.D., professor at The Scripps Research Institute, is developing "semi-synthetic" organisms that contain artificial DNA bases in their genome. With these organisms producing new proteins, researchers will have an expanded toolbox for designing new medicines.

Romesberg profile

Romesberg Lab website

Background:

Scientists Create First Living Organism that Transmits Added Letters in DNA 'Alphabet'

Scientists Create First Stable Semisynthetic Organism


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