Innovating research, policy and education in synthetic and systems biology

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Our Centre has a 9 year track record of multidisciplinary research in systems and synthetic biology and a community of more than 200 active researchers. We carry out research in the areas of industrial biotechnology, plant science, and medicine and healthcare.

Latest News

It was a knock out – the ultimate centre retreat?

A bus load of 45 synthetic biologists headed to the beautiful Scottish Borders town of Peebles for the first retreat for the UK Centre for Mammalian Synthetic Biology (CMSB).  

Acoustic genomics and the future of biology

SynthSys hosted Labcyte’s Annual Genomics Symposium at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on Sept 28 and 29.

Open doors to synthetic biology

Over 70 visitors enjoyed learning about synthetic biology and its many applications at the Edinburgh Doors Open event in the Roger Land Building on Saturday 24th at the King’s Buildings Campus.