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Synbio Newsletter November 2013

          

Synbio Newsletter November 2013

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NEW METHOD: Great Potential for Faster Diagnostics

The group of Associate Professor Karen Martinez at the Nano Science Center has discovered a method that will make diagnostics faster, cheaper and more accurate.

 

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iGEM takes Gold in France

The University Posts reports on the gold medals awarded to a team of 11 synthetic biology students from the Center for Synthetic Biology last weekend at the European championships in synthetic biology for students. They were awarded gold for their idea for a new cancer treatment and for making it easier for all teams to share experiences and knowledge.


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Synbio Feature Article in Danish Newspaper Børsen

For the Danish food industry to withstand global competition, more animals and higher harvest yields are not feasible. Instead, focus should be put on developing synthetic biology technologies for production of high value compounds within the strong Danish biotech sector. This is the main message of the feature article written by Research Coordinator Nanna Heinz and the Director of the Center for Synthetic Biology, Professor Birger Lindberg Møller.

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Synbio Law Researcher to Talk at Biannual Event

PhD fellow and member of the bioSYNergy Research Committee Jakob Wested is giving a talk entitled: "Law On Thin Ice? Open Innovation and New Technologies" at the "CIIR Update" event on Wednesday 6th November, 3.40 pm. Place: The Cantine, Studiestræde 6, 3rd floor.

 

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Dual agreement between UCPH and Yonsei University

In the occasion of making the last preparations for a dual agreement  between Department for Plant and Environmental Sciences and College of Life Science at Yonsei University, Korea, synbio researchers among others are hosting a symposium with speakers from both universities on topics including bioactive natural compounds, effects of climate change and synthetic biology.

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In the Media

  • iGEM Outreach Project Featured in Scientific American

    The 2013 Copenhagen iGEM team's Brick of Knowledge outreach project is featured in a popular blog on the Scientific American's homepage. The dream is that the Brick of Knowledge platform one day becomes a part of the official iGEM competition.
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  • UNI-POST: iGEM Fosters Entrepreneurial Students

    The indenpendent University of Copenhagen newspaper, the University Post, featured an article to put focus on the learnings of participating iGEM team. The article stresses the need of introducing entrepreneurship early in the university studies to boost growth and job creation.
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  • The University Posts reports on the gold medals awarded to a team of 11 synthetic biology students from the Center for Synthetic Biology last weekend  at the European championships in synthetic biology for students. They were awarded gold for their idea for new cancer treatments and for making it easier for all teams to share experiences and knowledge.
    Read more here … »

  • Universitetsavisen reports on iGEM-team's gold in France

    The independent newspaper for students, Universitetsavisen, reports on the gold medals awarded to a team of 11 synthetic biology students from the Center for Synthetic Biology last weekend at the European championships in synthetic biology for students. They were awarded gold for their idea for a new cancer treatment and for making it easier for all teams to share experiences and knowledge.
    Read more here … »

  • Korean newspaper reports that University of Copenhagen Synbio Scientist Seong Wook Yang met the Korean Prime Minister at the Embassy in Copenhagen this weekend. Among other topics, they discussed the future for dual PhD degress between University of Copenhagen and Yonsei University.
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  • The influential Danish news site Altinget.dk reports on the University of Copenhagen team being among the gold medal winners at the recent synthetic biology students' European championship. Gold was awarded for the team's idea of using bacterial magnets in a novel way to treat cancer, and for their knowledge sharing platform benefiting future iGEM teams.
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  • For the Danish food industry to withstand global competition, more animals and higher harvest yields are not feasible. Instead, focus should be put on developing synthetic biology technologies for production of high value compounds within the strong Danish biotech sector. This is the main message of the feature article written by Research Coordinator Nanna Heinz and the Director of the Center for Synthetic Biology, Professor Birger Lindberg Møller.
    Read more here … »

 

Upcoming Events

  • 27th-29th November 2013: ERASynBio-meeting

 

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