Title: Functional Decomposition of a SynBio Workflow
Project ID: iYnyv5
Domain(s): Biomedical Engineering (with UVA),Healthcare and Life Sciences,Systems Engineering,Multidisciplinary


The purpose of this project is to functionally decompose a nested, synthetic biology workflow for engineering a task-agnostic organism. The output of this decomposition should be a detailed process model that demonstrates how the process components fit together to enable various outcomes or “use cases” (e.g., yeast that produces artemisinic acid or heme, E. coli that senses food pathogens). Process methods captured in the process model should include information on data, materials, and information flows.

Desired Skills:
– Competencies in genetics, biochemistry, synthetic biology, systems biology, computational biology, and/or microbiology.
– Familiarity with systems engineering and, more specifically, how to conduct a functional decomposition.
– Strong communication and collaboration skills.


US Citizenship Required: No
Active Clearance or Background Investigation Required: No
Level Needed:

Team Information-

Targeted Students: Grad,Undergrad
Team Size: 5 or More

Specific Requirements-

Focus on Particular University: No


Focus Timeline: Yes
Details: Delivery by 31 May.


Potential Funding:No
Note: Availability of funds not guaranteed

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