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Guest Seminar - Prof J.Ruben Mornines-Ramirez on 4 Oct 2017

NanoBiotechnology and Synthetic Biology Design Approaches towards the Development of Smart Therapeutics Against Infectious Diseases
J. Ruben Morones-Ramirez (NanoBiotechnology Research Grp, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León)
 

Open Centre Meeting - 28 Sept 2017

Talks by
Lucia Bandiera (EPSRC Fellow, Swain & Menolascina Groups, Biological Sciences/Engineering) -
Design your experiments wisely: analysis of Optimal Experimental Design for Synthetic Biology
Sarah Walmsley (Personal Chair of Respiratory Medicine, MRC Centre for Inflammation Research) -
Hypoxia and the innate immune response
 

CANCELLED SynthSys Seminar - Prof Ricard Sole on 28 Sept 2017

Synthetic Evolutionary Transitions
Ricard Sole (Pompeu Fabra University, Spain)
 

'Breaking Boundaries' Series - Dr Karen Salt on 20 Sept 2017

 
Targeting Inclusion, Researching Change: The Stakes and Challenges of Changing Institutional Systems
Karen Salt (co-Director of the Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R), University of Nottingham)

Guest Seminar - Dr Giovanni Stracquadanio on 19 Sept 2017

Making sense of genomes
A journey from writing to reading DNA and back

Dr Giovanni Stracquadanio (University of Essex)

Open Centre Meeting - 14 Sept 2017

Talks by

Leonardo Rios Solis (Lecturer in Synthetic Biology & Biochemical Engineering, School of Engineering)

Multiplex CRISPR Cas9 for building stable metabolic engineering pathways

Luke McNally (Chancellor’s Fellow, IEB, School of Biological Sciences)

How should we tackle multi-drug resistance evolution?

SynthSys Seminar - Dr Samantha Millar on 14 Sept 2017

The MscS bacterial mechanosensitive channel family
Samantha Miller (University of Aberdeen)
 

SynthSys Seminar series

We are delighted to announce our programme for Sept - Dec 2017

 http://www.synthsys.ed.ac.uk/seminar-series

 

Hands-on Research at Summer School

For the second year  Dr.Teuta Pilizota took part in a two-week long summer school called Hands-On Research for Complex Systems at ICTP in Trieste, Italy (https://www.ictp.it/).

SynBioBlog: Biodesign Challenge 2017

Edinburgh team receiving their award

This year I was delighted to attend the grand finale (Summit) of the Biodesign Challenge on 22-23 June at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.