Synthetic biology builds biological systems.
Synthetic biology is interconnected with society.
Synthetic biology develops tools and knowledge to build new living organisms and materials.
Synthetic biologists can create and use standardized parts made of genes.
Synthetic biology may provide solutions to problems in areas such as food security, healthcare, energy, and the environment.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number DRL 1421179. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia