Innovating research, policy and education in synthetic and systems biology


SynthSys Seminar - Dr Velia Siciliano on 23 Nov 2017

Designing new tools for synthetic biology in mammalian cells
Velia Siciliano (Imperial College London)

Open Centre Meeting - 23 November 2017

Talks by
Sebastian Jaramillo-Riveri (PhD Student, el Karoui Group, Biological Sciences)
DNA damage response and its effects on antibiotic tolerance in E. coli
Valentin Zulkower (Software Manager, Edinburgh Genome Foundry)
The EGF Software: what's in it for you?

Guest Synthego Seminar on 17 Nov 2017

Advancing CRISPR Methods with Synthetic sgRNA

Join Kevin Holden, PhD – Head of Synthetic Biology at Synthego – to learn about CRISPR applications for advanced genome editing, advantages to synthetic sgRNA and how to maximize the success of your CRISPR experiments.

SynthSys Seminar - Prof Kevin Foster on 14 Nov 2017

Cooperation and competition in microbes: from model systems to the microbiome
Kevin Foster (University of Oxford)

Open Centre Meeting - 9 November 2017

Talks by
Ivan Erofeev (PDRA, Goryachev Group, Biological Sciences)
‘Semi-automatic tracing of RhoA flares in tight junctions’
Jessica Fox  who is an author/filmmaker/storyteller and our new Artist in Residence.
Artist in Residence: Introduction

SynthSys Seminar - Prof Martha Clokie on 9 Nov 2017

The dynamics of bacteriophages associated with gut microbiota
Martha Clokie (University of Leicester)

Open Centre Meeting - 26 October 2017

Talks by

Edinburgh iGEM UG 2017 team
SMORE: a Site-specific Modular Toolkit for Recombination
Neil Dalchau (Biological Computation research group at Microsoft Research Cambridge)
Programming Biology: Computing with DNA and Patterning with Synthetic Gene Circuits

SynthSys Seminar - Dr David Lea-Smith on 26 Oct 2017

Understanding and manipulating cyanobacteria, a phylum of environmental and biotechnological importance
David Lea-Smith (University of East Anglia)

Open Centre Meeting - 12 Oct 2017

Talks by

 Andreas Andreou (PhD student,  Nakayama Group, Biological Sciences)

Mobius Assembly: a versatile Golden-Gate framework towards universal DNA assembly             

Hille Tekotte (Manager, Edinburgh Genome Foundry)

The Edinburgh Genome Foundry: Helping you write and analyse DNA

SynthSys Seminar - Prof Arezki Boudaoud on 12 Oct 2017

Stochasticity and robustness in plant morphogenesis
 Arezki Boudaoud (RDP, ENS Lyon)