Innovating research, policy and education in synthetic and systems biology

Events

Seminar - Dr Martyn Dade-Robertson on 20 April 2017

Dr Martyn Dade-Robertson
Newcastle University

Growing Buildings with Bacteria: An Architects approach to Synthetic Biology

Open Centre Meeting - 20th April 2017

Short talks by

Pascoe Harvey (PhD student, Rosser Group, Biological Sciences) - 'Small RNA dependent guide RNAs as a platform for CRISPRi logic'

Dr Gareth Roberts (PDRA, Soufi Group, Biological Sciences) - 'Defining the Pioneer Activity of Human Oct4'.

Seminar - Dr Bruno Martins on 31 March 2017

Dr Bruno Martins

Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge

Frequency doubling in the cyanobacterial circadian clock

Seminar - Prof Ron Weiss on 4 April 2017

Professor Ron Weiss

Professor of Biological Engineering and Director, Synthetic Biology Center at MIT

Engineering cells, Building circuits

Open Centre Meeting on 23 March 2017

Talks:

Dr Matteo Cavaliere (School of Informatics) – ‘Engineering eco-evolutionary feedbacks with synbio’      

Dr Niki Vermeulen (Science, Technology and Innovation Studies) – ‘Creating space for collaboration: an architectural perspective’

Seminar - Victor Sourjik on 23 March 2017

Prof Victor Sourjik (Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology)

Chemotactic bacteria as mobile biosensory devices

SynthSys Seminar - Carole Goble, 9 March 2017

Professor Carole Goble (University of manchester)

All the fun of the FAIR:  status and prospects for research data management in Life Sciences

Open Centre Meeting - 9 March 2017

Short talks by:

Stephen Wallace (Lecturer in Biotechnology, Biological Sciences) – ‘Merging Synthetic Biology and Synthetic Chemistry’

Patrick P. Rose (Science Director – Synthetic Biology, Office of Naval Research Global) - 'The Office of Naval Research Global, an overview'

SynthSys Seminar - Arben Merkoçi, 24 February 2017

Arben Merkoçi
(Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), CSIC and The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology)

Diagnostics using Nanobiosensors

Open Centre Meeting - 23 February 2017

Talks

Metabolomics facility updates, ideas and guidance
Dr Hannah Florance (Metabolomics specialist) – Le Bihan Lab, Biological Sciences
 
Company Formation
Liza Sutherland (Enterprise Executive LAUNCH.ed) - Edinburgh Research and Innovation (ERI)
Tom Ogilvie (Enterprise Development Manager) - Edinburgh Research and Innovation (ERI)