Honors Colloquium - University of Rhode Island
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Fall 2011 Honors Colloquium

Jim Collins (October 11)
Synthetic Biology: Life Redesigned

BIO

James J. Collins is a William F. Warren Distinguished Professor, University Professor, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Medicine, and Co-Director of the Center for BioDynamics at Boston University. He is also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and a core founding faculty member of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. His many awards include a MacArthur "Genius Award," a National Institutes of Health Director's Pioneer Award, and a Rhodes Scholarship. He has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, and named to the Technology Review list of top 100 young innovators and the Scientific American list of top 50 outstanding leaders in science and technology.

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HELPFUL LINKS

URI Presentation - Video
The video for Jim Collins' URI presentation on 10/11/11

Harvard Lecture
A lecture that Jim Collins gave at Harvard University on biology by design

BU Profile
Jim Collins' faculty web profile for Boston University

HHMI Profile
Jim Collins' profile for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Harvard Profile
Jim Collins' profile for the Harvard University Wyss Institute