News and Events

Latest news and forthcoming events and workshops from the Synthetic Biology research groups.
 

News

iSSBT Team Leader position available in Synthetic Biology
Description
The institute of Systems and Synthetic Biology, France is recruiting a team leader in the field of synthetic biology starting in 2014.
Date:
10/03/2014
New JACS paper on designed lanthanide coiled coils
New JACS paper on designed lanthanide coiled coils
Description
Scientists from the University of Birmingham led by Anna Peacock have just published a paper in JACS on the de novo design of coiled coils for imaging applications.
Date:
14/01/2014
PNAS opinion paper
Description
Congratulations Jan Kreft on his PNAS opinion paper arguing that individual-based models are ideal for incorporating the intra-cellular dynamics of synthetic organisms in order to predict their behaviour and fitness under various conditions.
Date:
03/10/2013
New synthetic biology rule to modify antibiotics
New synthetic biology rule to modify antibiotics
Description
Scientists from the Universities of Bristol, Birmingham and Leuven (Belgium) have decoded a key step in antibiotic production by bacteria, underpinning the development of new antibiotics to tackle the global threat from multiply resistant superbugs like MRSA and E. coli.
Date:
03/10/2013
CBID/Chemical Science Awards Symposium at Warwick
Description
On Wednesday 6 November 2013, University of Warwick will be hosting the RSC Chemical Biology Interface Division Award Symposium, sponsored by Chemical Science.
Date:
21/09/2013
TSB grant to develop crop pathogen detection
Description
University of Birmingham group led by Dr Matthew Hicks and Professor Tim Dafforn have been awarded a TSB grant to develop novel detection methods for crop pathogens based on synthetic biology reagent.
Date:
13/09/2013
TSB call for projects to underpin synthetic biology
Description
TSB announce launch of a £3.5M call for projects to develop innovative tools and services to underpin the synthetic biology community/industry.
Date:
13/09/2013
Congratulations Chris Thomas on his TSB feasibility project
Congratulations Chris Thomas on his TSB feasibility project
Description
Professor Chris Thomas has been awarded a Technology Strategy Board with BBSRC: Advancing the industrial application of synthetic biology - Feasibility Study Project – "Synthetic Biology to Improve Antibiotic Production" with Glaxo SmithKline (GSK).
Date:
12/07/2013
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