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Recap: Synbiobeta Conference 2013 - Part I

This year, I had the opportunity to attend the Synbiobeta 2013 Conference. Synbiobeta is an organization with the mission of fostering a community, and ecology of people, organizations and companies involved in synthetic biology.

The conference was divided up into several sessions. In the next few posts, I will try to summarize what I thought was noteworthy during the meeting. We'll start with session 1.

Freely Speaking: Washington Post - Ariana Eunjung Cha: "Companies rush to build ‘bio-factories’ for medicines, flavorings and fuels"

As of late, Amyris has been in the news quite a bit. Another article surfaced in the Washington Post just a few days later titled "Companies rush to build ‘bio-factories’ for medicines, flavorings and fuels". For the most part, the article echoes the content found in the New York times article. However, I wanted to emphasize the following bits: