Project Publications

Hammang, A and Frow, E (2020) Mapping synthetic biology workflows: An experimental workshop Engineering Life workshop report.

Szymanski, E (2020) Constructing Science in Public: Framing Synthetic Yeast in News Media. In Sarah Davies & Ulrike Felt (Eds.), Exploring science communication: A science and technology studies approach. SAGE

Berry, D (2020) Making DNA and its becoming an experimental commodityHistory and Technology, Special Issue on Biology and Technology Reframed 35: 374-404.

Marris, C and Calvert, J (2020) Science and technology studies in policy. Science, Technology, & Human Values. 45(1): 34-61.

Szymanski, E, & Scher, E (2019). Models for DNA design tools: The problem with metaphors is that they don't go awayACS Synthetic Biology. 8(12): 2635-2641.

Szymanski, E and Calvert, J (2018) Designing with living systems in the synthetic yeast projectNature Communications 9 (2950):

Smith, R.D.J and Samuel, G. (2018) Who’s talking about non-human Genome Editing? Mapping public discussion in the U.K. London: Sciencewise.

Szymanski, E. (2018). Remaking yeast: Metaphors as scientific tools in S. cerevisiae 2.0. BioSocieties. 

Szymanski, E. (2018). Who are the users of synthetic DNA? Using metaphors to activate microorganisms at the center of synthetic biologyLife Sciences, Society, and Policy. 14(15). doi:10.1186/s40504-018-0080-3

Berry, D and Paolo Palladino (2018) Life, Time, and the Organism: Temporal Registers in the Construction of Life Forms. Journal of the History of Biology. 52 (2): 223-243. 

Berry, D (2018) Synthesis and the organism: biology, chemistry and engineering. Report on Engineering Life interdisciplinary workshop. doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.17137.74088.

Calvert, J (2018) ‘Wedging’ in Lury, C, Clough, P, Chung, U, Fensham, R, Lammes, S, Last, A, Michael, M and Uprichard, E (Eds) Routledge Handbook of Interdisciplinary Research Methods London: Routledge

Szymanski, E.A. (2018) What is the terroir of synthetic yeast? Environmental Humanities 10 (1): 40-62.

Scott, Deborah, Berry, Dominic and Calvert, Jane (2018) 'Synthetic Biology', in Sahra Gibbon, Barbara Prainsack, Stephen Hilgartner and Janelle Lamoreaux (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Genomics, Health and Society. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 300-307.

Berry, Dominic (2018) ‘Plants are technologies’, in Jon Agar and Jacob Ward (eds.) Histories of Technology, the Environment, and Modern Britain. London: UCL Press, pp. 161-185.

Scott, Deborah and Berry, Dominic (2018) Genetic resources in the age of the Nagoya Protocol and gene/genome synthesis. Workshop report of a collaboration between Engineering Life and OpenPlant. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.36025.47207.

Kuzma, J., Gould, F., Brown, J., Collins, J., Delborne, J., Frow, E., Esvelt, K., Guston, D., Oye, K. & Stauffer, S. (2018) A roadmap for gene drives: Using institutional analysis and development to frame research needs and governance in a systems context. Journal of Responsible Innovation 5 (Supp.1): 13-39.

Delborne, J., Kuzma, J., Gould, F., Frow, E., Leitschuh, C. & Sudweeks, J. (2018) Mapping research and governance needs for gene drives. Journal of Responsible Innovation 5 (Supp.1): 4-12.

Frow, E.K. (2017) 'Negotiating the values of space exploration.' In Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities: A Collection of Space Futures, eds E. Finn & J. Eschrich. Center for Science and the Imagination, Arizona State University, pp.253-259.

Frow, E (2017) 'From “Experiments of Concern” to “Groups of Concern”: Constructing and Containing Citizens in Synthetic BiologyScience, Technology and Human Values Online First.

Smith, R, Marris, C, Berry, D, Sundaram, L and Rose, N (2017) Synthetic Biology Biosensors for Global Health Challenges. Workshop Report of the Flowers Consortium.

Calvert, J and Schyfter, P (2017) ‘What can Science and Technology Studies learn from art and design? Reflections on Synthetic AestheticsSocial Studies of Science 47(2): 195-215.

Schyfter, P (2016) 'Drawing Out by Drawing Into: Representation and Partnership in a Design-Science CollaborationEngaging Science, Technology, and Society 2, 294-311.

Schyfter, P (2016) 'A nature with their nature,' LA+, Fall 2016, 110-117.

Scott, D (2016) 'Framing and responding to scientific uncertainties: Biofuels and synthetic biology at the Convention on Biological Diversity', Jurimetrics 56, 245-260.

Berry, D, Calvert, J, Garcia-Sancho, M and Sturdy, S (2016) ‘Contemporary bioscience and its socio-historical analysisEASST Review 35 (3): 14-17.

Balmer, A, Calvert, J, Marris, C, Molyneux-Hodgson, S, Frow, E, Kearnes, M, Bulpin, K, Schyfter, P, Mackenzie, A and Martin, P (2016) ‘Five Rules of Thumb for Post-ELSI Interdisciplinary Collaborations’ Journal of Responsible Innovation 3 (1): 73–80.

Balmer, A, Calvert, J, Marris, C, Molyneux-Hodgson, S, Frow, E, Kearnes, M, Bulpin, K, Schyfter, P, Mackenzie, A and Martin, P (2015) ‘Taking Roles in Interdisciplinary Collaborations: Reflections on working in Post-ELSI Spaces in the UK Synthetic Biology CommunityScience and Technology Studies 28 (3): 3-25.

Calvert, J and Frow, E (2015) ‘The synthetic yeast project as a topic for social scientific investigation’ Macquarie Law Review, 15: 27-37.

Evans, SW and Frow, EK (2015) ‘Taking care in synthetic biology’ in Rappert, B & Balmer, B (eds) Absence in Science, Security and Policy: From Research Agendas to Global Strategy. Palgrave Macmillan.

Frow, EK (2015) 'Rhetorics and practices of democratization in synthetic biology' in Weinroth, M and Rodrigues, E (eds) Knowing New Biotechnologies: Social Aspects of Technological Convergence, London: Routledge.

Schyfter, P (2015) 'Metrology and varieties of making in synthetic biology' Standardisation in Measurement: Philosophical and Sociological Issues (Editors: L. Huber and O. Schlaudt), London: Pickering & Chatto.

Schyfter, P and Calvert, J (2015) ‘Intentions, expectations and institutions: engineering the future of synthetic biology in the US and the UK’ Science as Culture 24 (4): 359-383.

Schyfter, P (2014) 'Function by agreementSocial Epistemology, 29(2): 185-206.