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SEMINAR: Activation of GPCRs and G proteins; a Structural and Pharmacological perspective
Brian DeVree from Roger Sunahara's lab at University of Michigan will give a lecture on Monday the 27th, 2PM (kl 14.00) at the Faculty Club, Panum Institute
Synbio Scientists host PhD Workshop entitled: "Geometry and Topology of Liquid Crystals and Related Ordered Materials"
The workshop entitled "Geometry and Topology of Liquid Crystals and Related Ordered Materials" will take place August 19-23rd 2013. Deadline for applications: August 1st 2013.
Phd defense: Bioengineering of photosystem I: Light-driven synthesis by a photosystem I - cytochrome P450 fusion
Lærke Marie Münter Lassen will give a public defense of her Phd thesis on May 16th, Thorvaldsensvej 40, 1871 Frederiksberg, Auditorium A2-70.03 at 13:00.
Functional Analysis of P4-ATPases - Substrate Requirements and Role in Vesicle Genesis
Lisa Theorin is defending her thesis on 16th May, 1 pm in Festauditoriet, Bülowsvej 17, Frederiksberg.
Time-resolved structural studies of membrane proteins at synchrotrons and X-ray free electron lasers: opportunities and challenges
Professor Richard Neutze of University of Gothenburg is giving a lecture on Tuesday 30th of April in auditorium 2, HC Ørsted Institute, Universitetsparken 5.
Self-assembling peptide and protein nanodiscs for studies of membrane proteins
Søren Roi Midtgaard will give a public lecture on his PhD thesis on Tuesday 30th April on Bülowsvej 17, Building 1-01 at 13:00.
Head of Center to give Key Note at Prestigious Symposium
The German Cluster CEPLAS is arranging its first international symposium entitled "From Complex Traits to Synthetic Modules" featuring an impressive line-up of speakers representing the cream of the crop within plant sciences and synthetic biology. Head of Center for Synthetic Biology, Birger Lindberg Møller has been invited to give one of the two key note lectures at the symposium.
SUMMER SCHOOL: Synthetic Biology in action!
European Research Area Synbio are organising a synthetic biology summer school in Madrid on 23rd June-6th July 2013. The students selected will be offered free registration and accomodation.
University Post: Hands-On Learning in Synbio Competition
University of Copenhagen's independent news source, The University Post, wrote an article on the global synthetic biology competition iGEM, including an interview with Charlotte Navntoft of last years iGEM team. She and four of her teammates are co-advising the 2013 Copenhagen iGEM team, who is busy preparing their project.
Birger Lindberg Møller Appointed Corresponding Member of Australian Academy of Sciences
After decades of close collaborations with the scientific environment in Australia, Director of Center for Synthetic Biology Birger Lindberg Møller has been named Corresponding Member by the Australian Academy of Sciences.
Research Europe reports on Synbio-Biohacker Collaboration
Leading European news source on research and policy reports on the collaboration between University of Copenhagen's Center for Synthetic Biology and the Do-It-Yourself biotech enthusiasts, or biohackers in BiologiGaragen.
Synbio Researchers Publish in Popular Science Magazine
In a Danish science magazine, a group of scientists at Center for Synthetic Biology explain how their project of re-engineering photosynthesis will make it possible to build a new kind of sustainable, solar-driven chemical industry.
Research Europe Reports on Synbio Support for Biohackers
The leading European news source for researchers and policy makers Research Europe reported on Danish biotech firm Novozymes' generous donation to the biohackerspace, which came about with the help of a collaboration between the biohackerspace 'BiologiGaragen' and the Center for Synthetic Biology.
Re-engineered Photosynthesis Receives Attention
Recently reported advances by Center for Synthetic Biology's Lightdriven Biosynthesis workgroup was featured by numerous leading science news websites and popular blogs.
Symposium Speakers and Panelists Settled
The speakers and panelists for the symposium under the theme "Synthetic biology and biohacking – unlikely bedfellows or pioneering matchmaking?" have been confirmed. Synthetic biologists, biohackers, bioethicists, and sociologists make up the diverse expertises present.
Synbio PhD Defence of Bo Højen Justesen
Bo Højen Justesen will defend his PhD thesis entitled "Towards Structural and Functional Analysis of the Plant Plasma Membrane Proton Pump – A Nanodisc Approach" this Thursday 7th of March 2013 at 13:00 in Lecture Hall A1-01.01/Festauditoriet, Building 1-01, Bülowsvej 17,1870 Frederiksberg C.
SEMINAR: Cytochrome P450: Nature's Versatile Catalyst
Professor Stephen G. Sligar, University of Illinois.
Thursday 7th March, 10:00-11:00. H117-3 Thorvaldsensvej 40
DR1: University of Copenhagen and Biohackers begin collaboration
Collaboration between biohacker space 'Biologi Garagen' and Center for Synthetic Biology was featured on the most viewed Danish TV news programme, "21 Søndag' on DR1, February 3rd, followed by wide coverage and interviews in national and international written media.
Seminar: Of surfaces, Ions, Lipids, and Platelets: Interactions Between Biological Model Systems and Inorganic Oxides
Dr. Ilya Reviakine of the Biosurfaces Unit, CIC biomaGUNE, San Sebastian, Spain, is giving a seminar on February 20th 2013 at 11:15 to 13:00.
Location: HCØ, aud. 5
International Algae Conference on Innovative Sequestration and Biological Production.
Date: 10th and 11th June 2013, 12noon
Place: Hotel Maribo Søpark, 4930 Maribo, Lolland
Article on Biohacker Exhibition in Engineer's Newspaper Ingeniøren
The currently open biohacker exhibition at Medical Museion is described in an article in the Danish Engineer's newspaper, Ingeniøren. Center for Synthetic Biology was a part of the group of collaborators behind the exhibition and the symposium concluding the exhibition on the 21st of March.
Synbio Researcher Receives the Villum Young Investigator Grant of 5.9 mill DKK
Associate Professor Tom Vosch has received a 5.9 mill DKK grant from the Villum Foundation's Young Investigator Programme, to develop his fluorescent silver nanocluster technology so it can enable high-resolution fluorescence nanoscopy.
EXHIBITION: on Biohacking Opening at Medical Museion
Come by and get first hand experience with biohacking equipment in the do-it-yourself biohacker lab that has been built in the museum! The exhibition which opens on Thursday January 24th at 7.30 pm showcases the promises of biohacking and synthetic biology. Center for Synthetic Biology is among the contributors to the exhibition.
RADIO: Synbio Interview in P1 - Danish National Radio
COMPETITION: Students! Apply for iGEM 2013
Participate in the crossdisciplinary student competition "international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM)" and apply to be a part of the 2013 Copenhagen iGEM team. Attend the info-meeting on Wednesday 13th in the BioCenter Cantine, Ole Maaløesvej 5.
Synbio Project "bioSYNergy" Receives Funds from UCPH Excellence Programme for Interdisciplinary Research
Center for Synthetic Biology becomes more crossdisciplinary after the project bioSYNergy has been selected as recipient by University of Copenhagen's Excellence Programme for Interdisciplinary Research - also known as the 2016 Funds. This allows the start of new collaborations with researchers at University of Copenhagen specializing in intelligent property and communication.
CONFERENCE: Membranes and Membrane Proteins
March 14-15, 2013. Membrane proteins and lipids have co-evolved to optimize cellular function, however they are traditionally studied under separate scientific fields. The purpose of this interdisciplinary meeting is to bring together experts to discuss both experiments and theory, on the structure, dynamics and function of membranes and membrane proteins.
Symposium on Synbio and Biohacking at Museion
The promises of synthetic biology and biohacking are debated at a public symposium co-organized by Center for Synthetic biology at Medical Museion on March 21st. The debate will be led by a panel of Do It Yourself biologists, ethicists, synthetic biology researchers and sociologists among others. Tickets will be available shortly.
SEMINAR: New Techniques for Food Security
Professor John A. Pickett, Rothamsted Research, United Kingdom.
Friday 11th January 2013, 11:00-12:00, M117-1 Thorvaldsensvej 40, Frederiksberg 1871
Pioneering Venture Into Producing Cancer Drugs in Solar Driven Bioreactors
Scientists will use synthetic biology to create sustainable production of medicinal and other high-value compounds in so-called photo-bioreactors. This will be done in a consortium with both Danish and European companies, which has just been granted 20,6 mill. DKK in support from the Danish Council for Strategic Research. The project will bring together some of the world’s foremost synthetic biologists, among them Jay Keasling of UC Berkeley.
CONFERENCE: Synbio Scientists Organize Prominent Membrane Protein Symposium
The 59th Benzon Symposium on Membrane Proteins in August 2013 will be a major scientific event for the City of Copenhagen. Among the impressive list of invited speakers are two Nobel laureates, and researchers from Center for Synthetic Biology are among the main organizers of the event.
HEALTH Scientist of the Month Awarded to Synbio Researcher
Assistant Professor Søren Gøgsig Faarup Rasmussen at Center for Synthetic Biology has been named scientist of the month by the HEALTH faculty. He played an important part in mapping the molecular masterpiece that constituted a part of the reason for this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry being awarded to Prof. Brian Kobilka.
NEWSPAPER: Science Minister Demands Innovation - Synbio is the Answer
Center for Synthetic Biology is singled out as an exemplary interdisciplinary research constellation with great innovation potential in a 20 page Research and Innovation supplement to Berlingske. The Minister for Science introduces the supplement by discussing the need for research and education as a source for innovation, that can solve some of our major societal challenges.
WORKSHOP: KU på Kryds og Tværs/ UCPH across disciplines
Monday 17th December, 09:00-13:30. A workshop discussing the potential of interdisciplinary research at University of Copenhagen
Center of Synthetic Biology Hosts Inaugural Master's Course in Synthetic Biology - February 2013
Center for Synthetic Biology is pleased to announce University of Copenhagen's first Master level course in synthetic biology, beginning February 2013
Prestigious EU Grant for Synbio Professor
This year, Professor Birger Lindberg Møller is receiving the covetable ERC Advanced Grant of 2,5 mio €. The money will be used to develop plant cells for sustainable production of anything from cancer medicine to raw materials, which are currently produced based on oil. The project is a part of the cross-disciplinary UCPH-Center for Synthetic Biology.
2012 Nobel Laureate Lecture: Professor Brian K. Kobilka
Member of Center for Synthetic Biology's Scientific Advisory Board and winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Professor Brian K. Kobilka of Stanford University, will give a lecture at University of Copenhagen's Panum Institute on December 13.
Danish synthetic biology at the forefront in China
Today when the prestigious conference Cold Spring Harbour Asia opens its doors, a strong team of researchers from UNIK Centre for Synthetic Biology at University of Copenhagen will be represented at the podium.
SEMINAR: Synthetic biology tools for engineering hydrogen producing algae
Iftach Yacoby, Tel Aviv University, Friday, 23 November 2012, 11:00-12:00, H117-3, Thorvaldsensvej 40, Frederiksberg
Synbio Youth Meets Novozymes VP
Over 30 young scientists affiliated with Center for Synthetic Biology gathered on Thursday 25th of October to meet Vice President of Research and Development at Novozymes Nickie Spile. This was the first event within the Center's newly established Network for Young Synbio Investigators.
Seminar tour: Seong Wook Yang to present 6 invited lectures in Singapore and Korea
Between November 23rd and December 15th, Associate Professor Seong Wook Yang will present 6 invited lectures across Singapore and Korea, focussing on his research into the development of a new miRNA detection method.
VIDEO: Vision of Synbio shared @ TEDxCopenhagen
Visionary ideas with potential to move the world were shared when the highly acclaimed conference series TEDx took place in Copenhagen. Among the prominent line-up of speakers was Professor Birger Lindberg Møller spreading the vision of synthetic biology. All talks are now available online.
Nobel Prize for Synbio Advisor
Member of the external Scientific Advisory Board of Center for Synthetic Biology Professor Brian K. Kobilka of Stanford University has been honoured with the 2012 Nobel Prize in chemistry for describing our cells' sensory gatekeepers.
LECTURE: Novel biosensors to be used for pharmacological investigation and diagnostics
On Saturday October 13th 2012, Associate Professor Karen Martinez will present a lecture Aarhus University's iNANO Autumn PhD School.
Glowing DNA invention points towards high speed disease detection
UNIK participants Tom Vosch and Seong Wook Yang invent probing method that promises to shave days off the lab work done to reveal diseases, using cheap methods and easy to use analytical apparatuses.
CONFERENCE: Viden i Netværk 12.12.12
Students Behind Novel SynBio-Lightsource
Today, Friday 5th of October, seven SCIENCE students are traveling to Amsterdam to participate in the innovative bio-design world championship for students: The highly distinguished iGEM competition.
SynBio Collab with Korean Universities
In the recently published Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012-13 universities from the Republic of Korea have displayed impressive soars up the list, with an average jump of 23.5 places compared to last year's list. Center for Synthetic Biology at UNICPH is planning to enter a close collaboration with two of these universities.
SEMINAR: Who is Responsible for the Social Responsibility?
PhD-fellow at Copenhagen Business School, Cecilie Glerup has conducted a field study at Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences and at Center for Synthetic Biology on researchers' relationship to scientific responsibility. She will present her findings in a seminar on Thursday 25th of October, 11.00-12.00, H-117-2 & K-117-3 at Thorvaldsensvej 40.
The UNIK Korean Connection
Researchers at UNIK Center for Synthetic Biology at University of Copenhagen have started a fruitful partnership with South Korean biotech firm SeouLin Bioscience Ltd. with the goal of marketing novel synthetic biology products.
SynBio in Energy Efficient Architecture
The workshop "Materiality of Light - Energy-active and materially-smart design for a resilient future" taking place on the 19th of September features a talk on synthetic biology by Head of Center for Synthetic Biology, Professor Birger Lindberg Møller.
SynBio @ TEDxCopenhagen 2012
TEDxCopenhagen is arranging a conference on the theme "Movement" on Tuesday 18th of September. Head of Center for Synthetic Biology Birger Lindberg Møller has just been announced as speaker under the title "Plant Power - The Ultimate Way To Go Green".
International Praise for UNIK Centers
An international panel appointed by the Danish Ministry for Science, Innovation and Higher Education has completed its evaluation of the UNIK initiatives, and hands out praise to the two UNIKs at UNICPH: UNIK Synthetic Biology and UNIK Food, Fitness and Pharma.
Sticky & Shiny, DNA & Silver
Interdisciplinary research at Center for Synthetic Biology has resulted in a paper in the American Chemical Society's NANO journal that shows how the folding of DNA-pieces containing silver-nanoclusters can be optimized for specific microRNA detection.
Science Dating with China
To expand its scientific network and to remain updated on new Chinese research talent, the Center for Synthetic Biology is now collaborating with the Shanghai branch of Innovation Center Denmark on a pilot project for evidence based scientific matchmaking.
SynBio on the Radio Again!
On Saturday 8th of September at 3 pm Radio 24syv reports in-depth on the Copenhagen Do It Yourself synthetic biology scene.
UNIK Center for Synthetic Biology co-organising Cold Spring Harbor Asia Synthetic Biology Conference
26th - 30th November 2012, Suzhou, China.
SynBio & DIY Radio Program
A Danish radio program being aired Saturday 11th of August at 3 pm on Radio 24syv shines a light on synthetic biology and Do It Yourself biology.
Is Synbio your future? Find out at 'Young Researcher Cafe'
Wednesday September 19th at 17:15. The library, Dyrlægevej 10-1870 Frederiksberg C.
"Plant Cell Walls - an obvious target for synthetic biology"
by Henrik V. Scheller, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Tuesday 28th August, 13:00-14:00, Thorvaldsensvej 40, M117-1
"Plant Cell Walls: Biology, Human Health and Biofuels"
by Professor Geoffrey B. Fincher, University of Adelaide
Friday August 31st, 10:00-11:00.
M117-1, Thorvaldsensvej 40, Frederiksberg 1871
Cyanide Cattle Death Could Have Been Avoided
On a Texas farm in June, 15 cattle fell victim to a hybrid grass species containing abnormally high amounts of cyanide. In the future these accidents can be avoided by using non-toxic variants, such as the sorghum line developed by a group of Danish and Australian scientists.
PhD fellows in Synthetic Biology and Bio-Engineering
3 PhD scholarships commencing September 15th are offered by Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen.
Synbio singled out by UK as main source of future growth
New report outlines huge promise for harvesting the potential of synthetic biology in the UK, where the novel research field is believed to become a very significant deliverer of industrial growth and employment.
EU Presents Open Access Aims
In a recent report, the European Commission backs the shift towards Open Access to scientific publications. The aims set up by the commission includes a 100 % Open Access status of all publications resulting from the Horizon 2020 EU framework programme. The report furthermore distinguishes between two fundamentally different Open Access models - "Green" and the "Gold" Open Access, respectively. These two models are currently being heavily debated in the UK-media.
Knud J. Jensen receives international accolade
Every second year, the European Peptide Society awards the Leonidas Zervas Award. This year, the award will be bestowed upon Knud J. Jensen, a professor at the University of Copenhagen’s Department of Chemistry and participant in the UNIK Center for Synthetic Biology.
Synthetic Biology Meets the MEPs
On the 6th of June a panel of international experts went to Brussels to speak at an EU-workshop on Synthetic Biology organised by the EU's Science and Technology Options Assesment (STOA) and co-organised by Centre for Synthetic Biology at University of Copenhagen and the Technical University of Denmark. It was an enlightening event that comprised praise for the societal, scientific and technological opportunities inherent to synthetic biology and concerns expressed in a well-balanced debate over which paths must be avoided due to ethical considerations. A report on the whole workshop can be read here.
Ulrik Gether Receives Prestigious Medical Award
UNIK Steering Group member Ulrik Gether receives Kirsten and Freddy Johansen's Medical Prize, one of the of the largest Danish medical prizes.
UK report encourages open access publishing
A UK report produced by an independent working group encourages the publishing of scientific articles in ‘open access’ journals.
Photos from Annual Summer Meeting
The annual UNIK Center for Synthetic Biology Summer Meeting took place on 11-12th of June 2012. The complete program and photos of the event can be seen here.
DIY-bio: Download Free Genome Compiler
The DIY-bio movement has taken another step towards giving biotechnology back to the people: Free, downloadable Genome Compiler software that makes it easy for anyone to program their very own cell in no time. But should this spreading of synthetic biology techniques to the general public be a cause of alarm? - "No", says Professor, "But it is necessary that experts in the field act as mentors to the DIY-scientists, to avoid any misuse of the technology"
Plants are not able to run away when threatened or move to a sunny spot when in the shade. Therefore they are experts in chemical and biological self-defense and have brick-like cells to be able to reach the rays of the sun. In a recent newspaper article, Birger Lindberg Møller describes what plants can teach us and how they can help us.
Prize Winner: Here are the Researchers' Recipes for Succes
In two articles in the Danish newspaper Information, the effects of scientists adapting to changing research policies are discussed and phd-cup winner and social scientist Birgitte Gorm Hansen uses the UNIK synthetic biology initiative to illustrate how the researchers navigate the "knowledge economy".
Celebratory Seminar: Nano-Science Center 10th Anniversary
Friday June 8. 2012 the Nano-Science Center is celebrating its 10 years anniversary with a celebratory Seminar from 10.15 am.
Politiken: Scientists support Uni-equity for strategic endeavours
Head of Center for Synthetic Biology Birger Lindberg Møller co-authors an opinion piece in Politiken today telling politicians that world class university leadership depends on a sound economical planning - not a zero-sum approach.
Birger Lindberg Møller is DNF's 'Scientist of the Month'
The Danish Science Communication names Birger Lindberg Møller, head of UNIK Synthetic Biology, as their 'Scientist of the Month'.
Bibi Ziersen MSc Thesis Defence - 26.04.12
On April 26th 2012, Bibi Ziersen will defend her MSc thesis and become Master of Molecular Plant Biology with special focus on synthetic biology.
Researching the Researcher
Radioprogram: Engaged field study by social scientist Birgitte Gorm Hansen on the UNIK synthetic biology initiative gives insights on the effects of scientists adapting to changing research policies and insights on how they navigate the "knowledge economy".
Berlingske reports on UNIK industry partner Evolva
Berlingske Business discusses Evolva's research on creating biosynthetic versions of two of the world most expensive spices, vanilla and saffron.
Danish media reports on Sorghum breakthrough
Berlingske, Danish radio news (DR) and Local TV-station TV2 Lorry report on the new Sorghum breakthroughs in Birger Lindberg Møller's group.
New farming solutions for climate changes
Researchers, including members of UNIK Synthetic Biology, have developed a new type of the corn-like crop sorghum, which may become very significant for food supplies in drought-prone areas
Self assembly Open PCR machine event
On March 22nd 2012, over 20 scientists gathered to assemble a build-it-yourself PCR machine, with fantastic results.
Radio programme discusses global trends within research policy
With contributions from Prof. Birger Lindberg Møller, the radio programme “Research Policy – Global trends and new forms of collaboration” addresses the changes we will face within research policy.
UNIK participant Jesper Nygård appointed Professor in Nanophysics
Jesper Nygård has been appointed professor of experimental nanophysics at the Niels Bohr Institute
Synthetic Biology news and resources website
An informative synthetic biology news and resources website compiled by Jim Haseloff at the University of Cambridge. Click here to visit synbio.org.uk
Karen Martinez receives 12.3 MDKK allocated for the development of a new biochip platform
The funds for the research project: "High content analysis of single cells with subcellular resolution using nanowire arrays" were awarded by the Danish Council for Strategic Research and the project is implemented in collaboration with Novartis.
MIT opens new synthetic biology centre
Massachussets Institute of Technology (MIT) has opened a new synthetic biology centre, focussing on three main research areas (thrusts): Foundations thrust, Systems Engineering thrust and Grand Challenge Applications thrust.
UNIK Weekendavisen article
Birger Lindberg Møller and Nanna Heinz have an article published in Danish newspaper, Weekendavisen.
Robert Feidenhans'l receives 20 million kroner for food product research
Professor Robert Feidenhans'l has received a large grant of almost 20 million kroner from the Danish Council for Strategic Research for a project on groundbreaking new X-ray scanning of food products.
10 day synthetic biology course - Center for Bioimaging Studies, Germany
The Center for Bioimaging studies, Freiburg, Germany, is offering a 10 day introduction to synthetic biology course. 12-23rd March 2012.
Postdoc in synthetic biology - Rice University, Houston, Texas
Deadline December 17th 2011.
Berkeley compiles students' 'Principles of Synthetic Biology' final projects
As part of its 2010 Bioengineering program, University of California, Berkely offered the course 'Principles of Synthetic Biology'. See the students' final projects here.
'Introduction to Synthetic Biology' lecture course, April 2012
'Introduction to Synthetic Biology' lecture course, 16-22 April 2012, Beunos Aires, Argentina.
Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation reports on the International Synthetic Biology Workshop, Berkeley
The Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation reports on the 3rd International Synthetic Biology Workshop at University of California, Berkeley. (Link in Danish).
August 8: Guest lecture by Dr. Georg Nagel
Dr. Nagel gives the talk: "Application of microbial photoreceptors to light-manipulate cells and live animals".
New Journal Dedicated to Synthetic Biology
ACS has announced the launch of a new peer-reviewed journal focusing exclusively on synthetic biology and systems bioscience.
Word Selection Crucial to Synbio
Do you ‘create’ or ‘construct’ when doing synthetic biology? The difference has significant effect on the public perception of synbio.
Wiley Online. Biotechnology Journal - Special Issue: Synthetic Biology
Read the Synthetic Biology special issue of the Biotechnology Journal here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/biot.v6.7/issuetoc
Synthetic Biology International Workshop: Berkeley 2011 - Registration open
Registration for the Synthetic Biology International Workshop-Berkeley 2011, is now open.
Professor Birger Lindberg Møller nominated for EASAC
Director of Center for Synthetic Biology, Professor Birger Lindberg Møller, har been nominated by the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters as their representative at EASAC, the European Academies' Science Advisory Council.
The council has 25 members and has been formed by the National Science Academies of the EU Member States to enable them to collaborate with each other in giving advice to European policy-makers. It thus provides a means for...
Appointment lecture: Lise Arleth, the first synbio-professor
June 1, 2011, Lise Arleth, the first professor with special responsibilities within Synthetic Biology, gives her appointment lecture entitled:
Slam Your Research!
PhDs: Challenge yourselves and your research
Berkeley Launches Synthetic Biology Institute
Synthetic Biology frontrunner UC Berkeley consolidates focus on the prioneering field by lauching a
SB5.0: The Fifth International Meeting on Synthetic Biology June 15-17
The SBx.0 international conference series is the preeminent meeting in the field of Synthetic Biology. Started in 2004 with SB1.0 at MIT, the conference was envisioned as an event that would bring together the then-nascent community of biological engineers who were utilizing DNA to build biological systems and bringing engineering principles to bear on biological problems.
Synthetic Biology and Cell Factories Conference
May 26-27 the first Danish Conference on Synthetic Biology and Cell Factories takes place in Denmark. Read more
PhD Positions in Synthetic Biology
Fully funded PhD positions are available in the area of Synthetic Biology as of November 1st 2011 or soon thereafter. Deadline for applications april 1st 2011.
Synbio Summer School 2011
This summer the UNIK Synthetic Biology network of Copenhagen University
is organizing the summer school "Protein Reconstitution: Towards
Lise Arleth gets a 8.6 million kroner grant for research in molecular biophysics
IGM researcher Lise Arleth today (2011-01-26) receives the Sapera Aude Grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF, Det Frie Forskningsråd). The grant is given to some of the best research talents.