Innovating research, policy and education in synthetic and systems biology

Our Centre

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

Staff Public Engagement Award

Congratulations to Dr Hannah Florance and Dr Gaynor Campbell, in the Centre for Mammalian Synthetic Biology, for their staff award for public engagment in the School of Biological Sciences.

Big promises from micro technologies – MicroTas2016 Report

Microfluidics is moving mainstream and with such a wide variety of potential application is the perfect research tool for synthetic and systems biology.

Foundry establishes Executive Board

The Edinburgh Genome Foundry specialises in the assembly of large DNA fragments, using a highly automated platform.