Genetic Constructor

Designing Customizable Nucleotide Sequence Auto-Annotation in Genetic Constructor

This summer, I worked on the Autodesk Life Sciences team’s molecular biology design tool — Genetic Constructor — the start to building the ultimate cloud-based, CAD inspired genetic engineering toolkit. Genetic Constructor is poised to prove itself useful to geneticists in academia and industry alike, but one previously identified user need was local auto-annotation lookup […]

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The Next Design Revolution is in Biology

by Charlotte Evans, MaRS Discovery District Last month, MaRS hosted an event with Eli Groban, a senior manager at Autodesk’s BioNano group. The focus of his discussion was cloud-based software for biological design. Eli has worked for a number of biotech companies, but he quickly realized that the tools he created were shielded by IP, […]

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A Look at Web Assembly and Molecular Analysis

On the BioNano team at Autodesk Research, running molecular analysis in the cloud is something we already enable scientists to do with ease.  Our Molecular Design Toolkit gives users access to this power in a web interface with a Python backend.  But what if we wanted to scrap the network lag and run some analysis […]

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