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Voigt and synthetic biology: art meets calculus
By UCSF School of Pharmacy Editorial Staff / Tue Jul 3, 2007
Christopher A. Voigt, PhD, faculty member in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, is studying how to engineer living systems to solve widespread problems of society, such as our dependence on petroleum-based fuels.
Learn more about Voigt's perspective on the field known as synthetic biology in Science Café, a UCSF weekly column highlighting the culture, conduct, and community of science.
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