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Tissue Engineering

Our goal is to develop reliable tools and standards for measuring the properties of cells, biomaterials, scaffolds and tissue-engineered … more

Predictive Engineering of Biology

Rapid advances in the ability to genetically modify biological organisms have advanced a new engineering discipline, commonly referred to as … more

U.S. Tag for ISO/TC 276: Biotechnology

The primary goal of the US Technical Advisory Group (US TAG) to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 276 … more

Terminology

Given the vast amount of existing international definitions that cover most, if not all, of the terms used in Biotechnology, the main work of … more

Bioprocessing

ISO/TC 276/WG 4 Bioprocessing aims to develop international standards and guidelines to give confidence to suppliers when developing or operating … more

Analytical Methods

The ISO/TC 276/WG 3 Analytical methods aims to develop standards for accurate, reproducible and robust measurement and analysis in support of … more

Software
NIST's Integrated colony enumerator (NICE)

Enumeration of bacterial colonies on an agar plate is simple in concept, but automated colony counting is difficult due to variations in colony … more

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