“Plug and play genes” in the news

Howard Hughes Medical Institute researchers have developed a strategy for generating “plug-and-play” components for synthetic genetic networks that may someday nudge algae to create biofuels, help microbes make new materials, or even lend greater precision to beer brewing.

Read more at the HHMI website

More news coverage:
Plug and play genes (The Scientist)
Brewing with synthetic biology (Technology Review)