Innovating research, policy and education in synthetic and systems biology


SynthSys Seminar - Shimshon Belkin on 29 Nov 2018

Bacterial bioreporters for the remote detection of buried landmines
Shimshon Belkin (Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

SynthSys Seminar - Ivan Matic on 15 Nov 2018

Transcription-translation coupling: The Achilles’ heel of the bacterial chromosome 
 Ivan Matic (Inserm,  Paris Descartes University)

SynthSys Seminar - Alma dal Co on 1 Nov 2018

Bacteria live in a small world: how local cell-to-cell interactions drive community-level dynamics 
Alma dal Co (Martin Ackermann lab, ETH Zurich)

Open Centre Meeting - 25 Oct 2018

Linus Schumacher (Computational Biologist Chancellor’s Fellow, Centre for Regenerative Medicine) - ‘Computational modelling of cell populations in development & regeneration’
Ben Goddard  (Lecturer, School of Mathematics) - 'Complex Multiscale Modelling'         

SynthSys Seminar - Lucia Marucci on 11 Oct 2018

Modelling and engineering dynamic regulations in stem cells
Dr Lucia Marucci (Bristol Centre for Synthetic Biology (BrisSynBio); University of Bristol)

Open Centre Meeting - 11 Oct 2018

iGEM UG team  - 'Maxed OOT: A safe and minimalistic chassis for future use in synthetic biology' 
Andrew Burd (Consultant in Synthetic Biology to Hanson Robotics) - ‘Synthetic Biology or the Synthesis of Biology - who dares to dream?’

SynthSys Seminar - George Espie on 28 Sept 2018

The flux of carbon through the cyanobacterial CO2 concentrating mechanism
George S Espie (Department of Biology, University of Toronto, Canada)

Open Centre Meeting - 27 September 2018

Jelena Baranovic (Lecturer in Biochemistry, Biological Sciences) – ‘Structure and function of glutamate receptors’
Giacomo Peru (Project Officer - Software Sustainability Institute, EPCC) – ‘EPCC and the Software Sustainability Institute, opportunities for collaborating locally’

SynthSys Seminar - Janet Wood on 25 Sept 2018

Osmosensor ProP: a bacterial protein that detects and controls cellular hydration
Dr Janet M. Wood (University Professor Emerita, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph)

Open Centre Meeting - 13 Sept 2018

'Towards Quantifying Biological Structure & Complexity'
Dr Wiliam Waites (PDRA, School of Informatics)
UoE Interdisciplinary Science Shop 
Dr Helen Szoor-McElhinney (EPSRC Proteus Engagement Strategist, Chemistry)