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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Genetic Constructor

Genetic Constructor and GSL – Best of Both Worlds

PhD’s and undergraduates spend countless hours designing plasmids. Between debating about which cloning strategy to use, designing primers, and copy-pasting thousands of base pairs, you probably spend more time designing than physically assembling your construct. This is bearable if you only have a handful of designs – but it creates a huge bottleneck if you […]

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Genetic Constructor, Molecule Viewer

Generative Design for Biology

Autodesk has been researching generative design for a few years now. In studying how it applies to biology, our team has found that this methodology is actually already being used in synthetic biology, both in academia and in industry. How? A biologist starts with a set of high level objectives such as maximizing the production of […]

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