Lab at MIT: Taxol, lots of steps, ecoli factory, Look for a natural compound which is widely used, but is expensive, lots of manpower
- E coli synth insulin, E coli cant synthesize disulfide bonds, but other bacteria may be able to do it do (this might require a lot more time to do)
- expression in periplasm?
- people have tried it in yeast, but not economically feasible have to go through lots of processes
Bioplastics: Paper came out yesterday
Biosensors could be very applicable - aptamers and toe hold RNAs? Contact Chaithanya!!! He is working on these.
Diagnostics, fungal good idea(misaal's), imp in hospitals
ESKAPE pathogens - 3 important ones: pseudomonas aeruginosa, klebsiella pneumoniae, acinobacter baumannii
Bacteriophage, phage therapy
Biosensors for adulterants in food
India Alliance AntiMicrobial Resistance - currently support outreach activities