Overall Objectives
Research Program
Application Domains
New Software and Platforms
New Results
Bilateral Contracts and Grants with Industry
Partnerships and Cooperations
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Section: Application Domains

Biosensor design and implementation in non-living vesicles

In collaboration with Franck Molina (CNRS, Sysdiag, Montpellier) and Jie-Hong Jiang (NTU, Taiwan), we ambition to apply our techniques to the design and implementation of biosensors in non-living vesicles for medical applications. Our approach is based on protein computation and on our ability to compile controllers and programs in biochemical reactions. The realization will be prototyped using a microfluidic device at CNRS Sysdiag, which will allow us to precisely control the size of the vesicles and the concentrations of the injected proteins. It is worth noting that the choice of non-living chassis is also particularly appealing for security considerations in synthetic biology and compliance to forthcoming EU regulation.