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Science Advances  01 Aug 2018:
Vol. 4, no. 8, eaat5105
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aat5105

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vol. 4 no. 8

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  • Received for publication March 6, 2018
  • Accepted for publication July 4, 2018

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  1. Ally Huang1,2,3,*,
  2. Peter Q. Nguyen3,4,*,
  3. Jessica C. Stark5,6,7,*,
  4. Melissa K. Takahashi2,
  5. Nina Donghia3,
  6. Tom Ferrante3,
  7. Aaron J. Dy1,2,8,9,
  8. Karen J. Hsu10,
  9. Rachel S. Dubner11,
  10. Keith Pardee12,
  11. Michael C. Jewett5,6,7,13,14, and
  12. James J. Collins1,2,3,8,9,15,
  1. 1Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
  2. 2Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
  3. 3Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA.
  4. 4School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.
  5. 5Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA.
  6. 6Chemistry of Life Processes Institute, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA.
  7. 7Center for Synthetic Biology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA.
  8. 8Synthetic Biology Center, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
  9. 9Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA.
  10. 10Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA.
  11. 11Department of Biological Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA.
  12. 12Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3M2, Canada.
  13. 13Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University, 676 North Saint Clair Street, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA.
  14. 14Simpson Querrey Institute, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA.
  15. 15Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: jimjc{at} (J.J.C.); m-jewett{at} (M.C.J.)
    • * These authors contributed equally to this work.


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