Our collaboration with Barnes Lab on plasmid stabilizing mechanisms is out in iScience!
Our work on engineered bacteria in 3-D spheroids is out in PNAS!
Press release on engineered microbial therapies in a 3-D multicellular model
Columbia PR: Bacterial Therapy in a Dish
Our lab hosted Columbia’s first Biohackathon with Lars Dietrich (Biology) and David Benjamin (GSAPP)
Danino lab receives NSF CAREER Award
Danino lab awarded Emerson Collective Cancer Research Fund with Dr. Nick Arpaia
Danino Lab collaborates with Liberty Science Center for Microbes Rule! exhibit
Tetsu Harimoto’s preprint is online! Rapid screening of engineered microbial therapies in a 3-D multicellular model (bioRxiv)
New York Times article Scientists Are Retooling Bacteria to Cure Disease features Tal and our lab’s research
Our collaborative works with the Barnes group at UCL are online:
Synthetic Biology and Engineered Live Biotherapeutics: Toward Increasing System Complexity. (Cell Systems)
Two new plasmid post-segregational killing mechanisms for the implementation of synthetic gene networks in E. coli (bioRxiv)
Dr. Tal Danino awarded ALCF-VAPF Young Innovators Team Awards for Lung Cancer Research with Dr. Nick Arpaia.
Postdoc Zakary Singer is Awarded NIH Grant F32
PhD students Candice Gurbatri and Anjali Doshi are awarded NSF GRFPs
Our lab is awarded Vagelos Precision Medicine Award with Dr. Nick Arpaia
Our collaboration on intratumoral bacteria in pancreatic patients is out today in Science!
See paper here: Potential role of intratumor bacteria in mediating tumor resistance to the chemotherapeutic drug gemcitabine.
Press release on intratumor bacteria
The Atlantic: How Bacteria Could Protect Tumors From Anticancer Drugs
New Scientist: Tumour bacteria sabotage chemotherapy by destroying cancer drugs
Danino Lab awarded DoD $2.5M Era of Hope Scholar Award.
Current Opinions in Systems Biology publication (Chien et al.) is published.
TED Blog article The Most Beautiful Bacteria You'll Ever See.
3DP+ publication (Moon et al.) and cover art published today! Congrats to all.
Our cover art featured on Columbia Engineering magazine
Nature publication on Synchronized cycles of bacterial lysis for in vivo delivery
Press release on synchronized bacteria drug-delivery
Columbia PR: Professor Tal Danino Programs Bacteria to Destroy Cancer Cells
Nature: Synthetic biology: Bacteria synchronized for drug delivery
Cell Systems: Synthetic Bacterial Lysis for Cancer Therapy
MIT Press: Cancer-fighting bacteria
The Scientist: Arming Synthetic Bacteria Against Cancer
ScienceBlog: Synthetic Biology Used to Limit Bacterial Growth and Coordinate Drug Release
Wall Street Journal article on Vik Muniz's experimental school in Rio de Janeiro's Vidigal favela, Escola Vidigal. Our lab is working on educational programs using science, art, & technology to visualize the path a bacteria takes through the human body.
The Creators Project article on the exhibit Microuniverses at Eyebeam.
Our image highlighted on TheScientist's Image of the Day.
Tal selected as one of Cool Hunting's 25 List. The CH25 is a showcase of creators and innovators from a broad range of disciplines who are currently working to drive the world forward.
Science Translational Medicine article on programmable probiotics for detection of cancer in urine
Press on Programmable Probiotics for cancer detection in the urine.
MIT Press: Diagnosing cancer with help from bacteria
Popular Science: Mutant bacteria will test you for disease and color your pee accordingly
Los Angeles Times: Talented bacteria detect cancer, diabetes
The Scientist: Next Generation: Souped-up Probiotics Pinpoint Cancer
Science: Engineered bacteria detect cancer and diabetes in urine
U.S. News & World Report: Helpful bacteria may help detect cancers that have spread to liver
Science Daily: Diagnosing cancer with luminescent bacteria: Engineered probiotics detect tumors in liver
BBC News: Bacteria sensors ‘detect diabetes and cancer’
Mentioned in Wired UK: 21 inspiring TED Fellows changing the world in 2015
TED Blog interview about our work and art.
Talk from TED2015 on "Programming bacteria to detect cancer (and maybe treat it)" is live on TED.com website today!
New article we collaborated on in Cell: Hepatitis C Virus RNA Functionally Sequesters miR-122
BBC: TED 2015 - Bacteria programmed to find tumours
Fast Company article on how programmable probiotics could soon let you know if you have cancer -- from the color of your pee!
Our work and commentary featured in the article, A Beautiful Wallpaper made with Smallpox Vaccine on WIRED.com
Our Fashion deScience collaboration mentioned in the article, The Devil Wears Pulsars in The Atlantic.
Another article on the Gates Foundation work in Boston Magazine.
A New York Times article on a great vaccine campaign from the Gates Foundation that we are featured in.