Summary

Cameron is developing a growth medium optimized for fish cells. Despite the fact that fish cells are uniquely well-suited to cell culture, they continue to be grown in the only growth media available: bovine. To address this mismatch, Cameron is identifying species-specific sequences for growth factors to create a fish serum-free culture media.

 

BioXP, an in-house gene synthesizer

BioXP, an in-house gene synthesizer used for the project.

DNA gel of fish growth factors

DNA gel of synthetic genes coding for fish growth factors. These were synthesized de novo using the BioXP device.