SEED15 Poster Information

There will be two poster sessions at SEED15. Posters can be up to 36"x48" and can be horizontally or vertically oriented.


Poster Session A will be Thursday, June 11th from 5:30-7 pm.  Presenters in Poster Session A should set up their posters Thursday morning and take them down immediately after the session.

Poster Session B will be Friday, June 12th from 5:30-7 pm.  Presenters in Poster Session B should set up their posters Friday morning and take them down immediately after the session.

The presentation line-up is as follows.  Even-numbered posters will be presented in Session A (Thursday, June 11), odd-numbered posters will be presented in Session B (Friday, June 12).  Note: the list is arranged mostly alphabetically by last name, but there are a few exceptions, so check the names carefully.

Poster Number Last Name First Name Poster Title
1 Adler Aaron Sbol Visual: Standard Schematic Diagrams for Synthetic Genetic Constructs
2 Alexandrov Kirill Protease-Based Synthetic Sensing and Signal Amplification
3 Amin Sara Considering Dynamic Constraints during Strain Optimization
4 Antunes Mauricio Quantitative Gene Circuits and Computationally Designed Transcriptional Sensors in Plants
5 Barney Brett M. Approaches to Improving the Potential of Azotobacter Vinelandii As a Biofertilizer
6 Bates Maxwell CX1: A Web-Based Application for Augmenting Open Synthetic Biology Laboratory Automation
7 Beal Jacob On the Engineering of Effective Biological Computations
8 Beal Jacob Bridging the Gap: A Roadmap to Breaking the Biological Design Barrier
9 Beal Jacob A Worldwide Baseline for Reproducibility in Synthetic Biology
10 Beliaev Alex Logic Gates for Engineering Programmable Interactions in Microbial Consortia
11 Bernstein Hans C. Engineering Emergent Properties in Synthetic Microbial Communities
12 Beyer Hannes M. Complex Design, Simple Implementation: The Development of Red Light-Regulated Nuclear Protein Shuttling and Enzyme-Free DNA Assembly
13 Bolten Nicholas Cell-Cell Communication in Yeast Using Auxin Biosynthesis and Auxin Responsive Crispr Transcription Factors
14 Borkowski Olivier Hands-Free Control of Heterologous Gene Expression in Batch Cultures
15 Bowyer Jack Development and Experimental Validation of a Mechanistic Model of in Vitro DNA Recombination
16 Bricio Carlos High-Throughput Picodroplet-Based Analysis of Biosynthetic Libraries
17 Brigham Christopher Deletion of Glyoxylate Shunt Pathway Genes Results in a 3-Hydroxybutyrate Overproducing Strain of Ralstonia Eutropha
18 Bule Cullen R. Rapid Microfluidic Assay for Bacterial Electrotransformation
19 Buldum Gizem Cellulose Production in Escherichia coli
20 Bultelle Matthieu A. Introducing Synbis – the Synthetic Biology Information System
21 Burke Cassandra RNA Aptamer-Based Biosensors for Multiplexed in Vitro Diagnostics and Circuit Engineering
22 Burrill Devin R. Rational Engineering of Erythropoietin for Targeted Red Blood Cell Production
23 Cameron D. Ewen Tunable Protein Degradation for Control of Synthetic and Endogenous Bacterial Systems
24 Carlson Paul D. De Novo Designed Toehold Repressors
25 Casini Arturo A "Basic" Approach to the DNA Assembly Bottleneck: A New Standard Designed for Flexibility, Reliability and Automation
26 Castillo-Hair Sebastian M. Characterization of Crispri Dynamics Using Optogenetics and Mathematical Modeling
27 Caveney Patrick Transcriptional Bursting in Confined Cell-Free Reactions
28 Ceroni Francesca Resource Allocation and Whole Cell Response in Heterologous Gene Expression
29 Martin-Alarcon Daniel  
30 Chaudhary Mfarhan C4td Cure for Type Two Diabetics
31 Hamadeh Abdullah Feedback Control of Synthetic Genetic Circuits for the Mitigation of Resource Competition
32 Chen Ye Emergent Population-Level Genetic Oscillations in a Synthetic Bacterial Microconsortium
33 Chen Robert A Barcoding Strategy Enabling Higher-Throughput Library Screening By Microscopy
34 Chen Binbin Combinatorial Engineering of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae for Terminal Alkene Production
35 Blackston Veronica Crispr-Based Genome Editing Tools: New Applications and Streamlined Workflows
36 Choi Gigi Combigem for Systematic and Massively Parallel Analysis of Drug-Gene Combinations for Cancer Therapeutics
37 Chubukov Victor Decoupling Growth and Metabolism in Escherichia coli
38 Citorik Robert J. Engineering Bacteriophages for Specific Bacterial Targeting
39 Coumou Hilde C. Synthetic Yeast Based Cell Factories for the Production of Plant Natural Colors
40 Cress Brady Crispathbrick: Modular Combinatorial Assembly of Type II-a Crispr Arrays for dCas9-Mediated Multiplex Transcriptional Repression in E. coli
41 Crook Nathan Isolation and Charactization of Novel Terpene Synthases from Diverse Metagenomic Libraries
42 Daeffler Kristina Heterologous Expression and Characterization of Hybrid Two-Component Systems from Gut Bacteria
43 Dai Mingjie Visualising Individual Molecular Features with Fluorescence Digital Molecular Imaging (DMI)
44 Davis Rene New Evidence for the Effect of Human Chromatin on Cas9-Mediated Editing
45 De Paoli Henrique An Innovative Cloning Platform for Pathway Engineering
46 de los Santos Emmanuel L.C. Engineering Transcriptional Regulator Effector Specificity Using Computational Design and in Vitro Rapid Prototyping: Developing a Vanillin Sensor
47 de Paz Alexandra M. Developing a DNA Polymerase-Based Biosensor for Neural Recording
48 Decrulle Antoine L. Control of the Asymmetric Segregation of Proteins at Division Thanks to a Self-Assembling Peptide
49 Dehal Paramvir Targets of Opportunity : Hypergraph Analysis of the Retrosynthetic Design Space
50 Deutsch Samuel Construction and Characterization of a Refactored Actinorhodin Biosynthetic Cluster
51 du Lac Melchior Modelling Population Cell Cycle Heterogeneity to Deconvolute Population-Level Measurements
52 EndalurGopinarayanan Venkatesh Engineering a Synthetic Regulon in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae for Efficient Xylose Utilization
53 Esvelt Kevin RNA-Guided Gene Drives Can Efficiently Bias Inheritance in Wild Yeast
54 Fang Yongliang An Ultra High Throughput Screening Platform for Discovery and Engineering of Full-Length Antibodies in Soluble and Secreted Forms
55 Farzadfard Fahim Genomically Encoded Analog Memory with Precise in Vivo DNA Writing in Living Cell Populations
56 Foo Jee Loon Metabolic Engineering of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae for Production of Alkanes from Free Fatty Acids
57 Fu Weiqi Intracellular Spectral Recompositioning of Light for Improving Photosynthetic Efficiency in the Marine Diatom Phaeodactylum Tricornutum
58 Gach Philip Synthetic Biology in a Chip: A Digital Microfluidic Platform for Cell Transformation, Culture and Expression
59 Gander Miles W. Design and Implementation of Reprogrammable dCas9 Transcription Factor Wires
60 Garcia Martin Hector Quantitative Metabolic Modeling for Biofuel Production at the Joint Bioenergy Institute
61 Garry Daniel Adaptation of Bacteriophage on Synthetic Transcription Machinery
62 Gerhardt Karl Optogenetic Regulation of Proteolysis Using an Engineered Light-Switchable Split-Tev Protease
63 Gilmore Sean P. Design of Modular Parts for Synthetic Systems Inspired By Anaerobic Fungi
64 Glasscock Cameron J. Optimizing Glycoengineered E. coli with Synthetic Small Regulatory RNAs
65 Costanza Jole MinMCell: Designing Minimal Microbial Cells via Pareto Optimality
66 Gomez Eric J. An optogenetic system for nuclear translocation of viral nanoparticles and tunable gene delivery
67 Goyal Garima Piace: Parallel Integration and Chromosomal Expansion of Biofuels Pathways in E. coli
68 Kim Jongmin Synthetic RNA Networks for Sophisticated in Vivo Computation
69 Gyorgy Andras Simplexes Characterize the Coupling in Gene Expression Due to Competition for Rnap and Ribosomes
70 Feng Justin A General Method for Sensing Small Molecules in Eukaryotes
71 Han Dongran Replicable Single-Stranded DNA Origami
72 Hartsough Lucas A. Optogenetic Frequency Analysis of Bacterial Two-Component Systems and Synthetic Gene Circuits
73 Harvey Pascoe J. Logic Gates As sRNA Dependent Transcriptional Attenuators: A Pause for Thought
74 Haydon Ian Development of Modular, Self-Assembling Synthetic Protein Complexes As Screening Platforms for Enhanced Enzyme Discovery
75 Hecht Ariel Seeing the Invisible, and Considering Context: Exploiting Crosstalk to Measure Genetic Construct Activity
76 Henske John K. Regulation of Biomass Degrading Enzymes in Anaerobic Gut Fungi and Their Application in Synthetic Co-Culture Systems
77 Hill Maureen Engineering Caspases with Altered Specificities
78 Hillson Nathan The Joint Genome Institute's Synthetic Biology Internal Review Process
79 Hochrein Lena Controlling Multiple Gene Expression in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae By Optogenetic Switches
80 Hon Shuen Engineering Clostridium Thermocellum for High Ethanol Yield
81 Hong Soonho Construction of Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid Producing Recombinant Escherichia coli By Introduction of Synthetic Scaffolds
82 Hong Soonho Construction of Novel Malate Sensing Recombinant Escherichia coli By Engineering of Bacterial Two-Component System
83 Horlacher Melanie Improvement of DNA Synthesis
84 Hörner Maximilian Engineering Light- and Pharmacologically Triggered Extracellular Biological Switches
85 Huang Hsin-Ho Resource Limitations Lead to Hidden Interactions in Gene Networks
86 Jijakli Kenan Expanding Synthetic Biology's Toolkit By in Vitro Evolution: Characterization of a Fast and Uniquely Unnatural Hammerhead Ribozyme
87 Davis Kevin M. Directed Evolution of CRISPR Endoribonucleases Using Phage-Assisted Continuous Evolution (PACE)
88 Prescott Thomas Simplified Mechanistic Models of Gene Regulation for Analysis and Design
89 Jones Eric M. Multiplexed Screens of Olfactory Receptor Binding
90 Jones J. Andrew Epathoptimize: A Combinatorial Approach for Transcriptional Balancing of Metabolic Pathways
91 Jules Matthieu From Bacillus Subtilis Gene Expression Decomposition to Synthetic Biology
92 Kamineni Annapurna Engineering of a High Lipid Producing Yarrowia Lipolytica Strain
93 Kan Anton A Synthetic Developmental Circuit to Investigate the Effects of Adhesion
94 Karim Ashty Cell-Free Metabolic Engineering for Butanol Production
95 Kim Chu-Young 2-Quinoxalinecarboxylic Acid Production in Escherichia coli
96 Kishi Jocelyn Self-Assembly through Toehold-Mediated Four-Way Branch Migration
97 Koh Elvin Engineered Antibiotic Marker-Free Probiotic Dual Expression Chassis
98 Kotula Jonathan W. Engineering E. coli Nissle to Degrade Toxic Compounds in Mouse Models of Metabolic Disease
99 Kotula Jonathan W. In Vivo Characterization of Stress-Responsive Promoters in the Normal and Inflamed Murine Gastrointestinal Tract
100 Lam Alec The Effect of Cellular Noise on MSC Cell Fate Decisions
101 Lee Jin Woo Engineering Artificial Mechanosensitive Cells By Combining Cell-Free Expression and Ultrathin Double Emulsion Template
102 Lennen Rebecca M. Large-Scale Determination of Causative Mutations for Enhanced Chemical Tolerance in Evolved Strains of Escherichia coli
103 Levesque-Tremblay Gabriel Reconstructing a Plant Hemicellulose Biosynthetic Pathway in the Heterologous Fungal Host Pichia Pastoris
104 Ling Hua Metabolic Engineering for the Production of Medium-Chain Fatty Acids and Derivatives in Baker's Yeast
105 Liu Xueliang Engineering Acyl Carrier Protein to Enhance Production of Shortened Fatty Acids
106 Lo Tat Ming Engineering Auto-Regulatory Genetic Circuits That Enable Modular and Programmable Functionalities for Biotechnological Applications
107 Lohman Gregory J. S. Use of Pacific Biosciences Single Molecule Sequencing to Assay DNA Ligase Fidelity
108 Lou Chunbo Modular Design of Transcriptional Regulatory Parts By Insulating Operators from Their Cognate Promoters
109 Lu Timothy K. Massively Parallel Combinatorial Genetics to Probe and Treat Human Diseases
110 Machens Fabian Evaluation of TALE- and Crispr/Cas9-Based Synthetic Transcription Factors for Heterologous Gene Expression in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae
111 Blackburn Matthew Enabling Rapid Protein and Circuit Engineering with High-Throughput Microfluidic Devices
112 Mao Guohong Produce Steviol Glycosides in Engineered Yeast
113 Mao Ning Engineered Probiotics That Detect and Kill the Human Pathogen Vibrio Cholerae
114 Martin Rey W. Genome Engineering of Genomically Recoded Escherichia coli Enhances Site-Specific Incorporation of Non-Standard Amino Acids in Cell-Free Protein Synthesis
115 Matsuura Mariko F. Development and Characterization of a Nucleoside Kinase That Accepts Unnatural Deoxyribonucleoside P, a Part of an Expanded DNA
116 McClean Megan Real-Time Optogenetic Control of Intracellular Protein Concentration in Microbial Cell Cultures
117 Merrick Christine A. Serine Integrase Recombinational Assembly (SIRA) for Rapid Optimization of Metabolic Pathways
118 Mimee Mark Precision Expression Control in Bacteroides Thetaiotaomicron, a Human Commensal Bacterium
119 Moon Tae Seok Towards Construction of Programmable Cells to Prevent Infectious Diseases
120 Morrell William The JBEI Experiment Data Depot
121 Moser Felix Programmable Control of Acetate Metabolism Escherichia coli
122 Nadler Dana Modified Transposons for Enhancing Protein Function
123 Nair Nikhil U. Mining for Novel Regulatory Noncoding RNA in Bacteria
124 Netuschil Nikolai Geneart® Strings™ DNA Libraries – the Fast and Economic Way of DNA Library Production
125 Niederhuber Matthew Structure and Assembly of the Cyanobacterial Carboxysome Matrix
126 Oberortner Ernst A Rule-Based Library for the Verification and Modification of Synthetic DNA Sequences
127 Olson Evan J. A 3-D Printed Hardware Platform for Quantitatively Characterizing the Performance Features of Diverse Optogenetic Transcriptional Regulatory Systems in E. coli and S. Cerevisae
128 Olson Brian Automated Statistical Design of Experiments for Metabolic Engineering
129 Pardee Keith Paper-Based Synthetic Gene Networks
130 Park Si Jae Metabolic Engineering of Ralstonia Eutropha for Biosynthesis of Natural and Unnatural Polyhydroxyalkanoates from Renewable Resources
131 Pasotti Lorenzo Predictable Design in Biological Engineering: Debugging of Synthetic Circuits By in Vivo and in silico Approaches
132 Payne James The Directed Evolution of Halogenases for Late-Stage Functionalization of Bioactive Molecules
133 Devaraj Neal Krishna Developing Selective Conjugation Reactions for Applications in Cellular Imaging and Synthetic Biology
134 Perrino Giansimone How to Best Control Gene Expression in Cell Populations in Real-Time
135 Pines Gur Codon Compression Algorithms for Saturation Mutagenesis
136 Plahar Hector ICE: A Distributed and Interconnected Biological Part Registry
137 Planson Anne-Gaelle Genome Engineering to Support Rational Design for Metabolic Engineering in Bacillus Subtilis
138 Polli Fabiola New Promoters to Improve Heterologous Protein Production in Penicillium chrysogenum
139 Pothoulakis Georgios Organised Natural Structures Using Synthetic Biology
140 Renda Brian A. Domesticating the Genome of a Naturally Transformable Bacterium
141 Reza Faisal Synthetic nucleic acid nanostructures regulate native triplex and CRISPR/Cas genomic recombination, restriction, and repair potentials
142 Riglar David T. Sentinels of Disease: Engineering Bacteria to Sense and Remember Salmonella Infection in the Mammalian Gut
143 Robinson-Mosher Avi Spatial and kinetic modeling for targeted fusion proteins
144 Romero Philip A. High-Throughput Screening of Membrane Transport Proteins in Synthetic Lipid Vesicles
145 Russ Zachary N. Development and Characterization of the Peroxisome for Metabolic Engineering
146 Sarrion-Perdigones Alejandro Initial Steps Towards the Establishment of a Multigene Engineering Platform in Drosophila Melanogaster
147 Sawlekar Rucha Biomolecular Implementation of a Quasi Sliding Mode Controller Using an Ultrasensitive Cell Signalling Pathway
148 Scalise Dominic Synthetic DNA Delay Circuits for Temporal Coordination
149 Sexton John T. Engineering Bacterial Finite State Machines
150 Shaffer Jeremy Creating a Riboswitch-Based Whole-Cell Biosensor for BPA
151 Shanzer Matan Viral Based Design: Remodeling the Hippo Pathway from Tumor Suppression to Oncogenesis
152 Shao Zengyi Facilitating Unconventional Yeast Engineering for Biorenewables Production
153 Sheth Ravi U. Modular Engineering of Bacterial Two-Component Systems to Encode Novel Signaling Properties
154 Shimpi Adrian Mammalian Genetic Circuit Construction Utilizing the Q System
155 Shumaker Andy Incorporating Antimicrobial Peptides As Therapeutic Modules in Engineered Probiotics
156 Si Tong Enabling Multiplex Genome Engineering in Yeast By RNAi and Crispr
157 Simirenko Lisa The Joint Genome Institute's Synthetic Biology Biosecurity DNA Screening Process
158 Siu Yik Effects of Cell-to-Cell Variability in MarA Expression on Escherichia coli Antibiotic Resistance
159 Song Jiahui Thermal Effects on Cell Death Induced By High-Intensity, Ultrashort Electric Pulses
160 South Paul Reengineering for Robust Photorespiratory Bypass to Improve Photosynthesis and Crop Production
161 Tack Drew A Single Plasmid System to Addict Bacteria to Non-Canonical Amino Acids
162 Takahashi Chris A Biofilm Free E. coli Chassis for Use in Continuous Culture
163 Teo Wei Suong Metabolic Engineering of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae for Production of Fatty Acid Short-Chain Alkyl Esters
164 Thyer Ross Unleashing the 21st Amino Acid: Removing the Sequence Constraints of Selenocysteine Incorporation
165 Venayak Naveen Bistable Phenotype Switching to Improve Bioprocess Productivity
166 Tsuge Kenji An Attempt of Transplantation of Carotenoid Genes from Eukaryote to Prokaryote
167 Tyo Keith E.J. Low-Cost Healthcare Diagnostics By Directed Evolution of Peptide Receptors in Yeast
168 Umeno Daisuke Evolving Around the Genetic Switches and Circuits
169 Venturelli Ophelia Optimization of Cellular Resource Allocation Using Global mRNA Decay
170 Voje William Probabilistic Design of RNA Based Genetic Components: Next Generation Rgr Devices
171 Wallace Stephen Interfacing Microbial Styrene Production with a Biocompatible Cyclopropanation Reaction
172 Walther Thomas Implementation of Synthetic Metabolic Pathways for the Production of 2,4-Dihydroxybutyric Acid
173 Wang Tiebin Role of Positive and Negative Feedback in Dynamic Expression of E.coli MarA
174 Wong Alan Massively Parallel High-Order Combinatorial Genetics By Combigem in Human Cells
175 Wu Yong Design Space Exploration of 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) Biosynthesis Pathway in a Cell-Free Transcription-Translation (TX-TL) System
176 Yang Yaoyu Design and Construction of a Switchable Bistable Switch in Yeast
177 Yew Wen Shan Anti-Virulent Disruption of Pathogenic Biofilms Using Synthetic Quorum-Based Technology
178 Yu Ai-Qun Metabolic Engineering of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae for the Overproduction of Short Branched-Chain Fatty Acids
179 Yuan Jifeng Dynamic Control of ERG9 Expression for Improved Amorpha-4,11-Diene Production in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae
180 Yung Mimi C. Engineering Bacterial Microcompartments to Shield Toxicity during Protein Expression and Purification
181 Zakeri BIjan Secure Offline Communication of Short Messages with DNA
182 Zakeri BIjan Spytag/Spycatcher: Programmable Protein Assembly for Synthetic Biology
183 Zhang Jie Engineering of an NADPH/Nadp+ Redox Sensor in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae
184 Zhao Huimin Illinois Biological Foundry for Advanced Biomanufacturing (iBioFAB)
185 Kitney Richard A Dicom Extension Supporting Data Acquisition in Synthetic Biology
186 Ziesack Marika COMPASS: Combinatorial Metabolic Pathway Assembly
187 Savage David Design Principles of Protein Organelles
188 Jewett Michael C. Cell-Free Systems for Synthetic Biology
189 Miller Aaron The Repeatability of Evolutionary Trajectories and Implications for Strain Optimization
190 Ryan Richardson Optimizing heterologous pathways in mammalian cells via competitive splicing
191 Mathur Divita Autonomous DNA Nanosystem for Interrogating Molecular Interactions
192 Davis Kevin M. Small Molecule–Triggered Cas9 Protein with Reduced Off-Target Cleavage
193 Tomazou Marios Realising Efficient and Robust Synthetic Biology Systems Using Systems and Control Engineering