News and Events

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

News

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
Congratulations Pete Lund on his BBSRC grant
Congratulations Pete Lund on his BBSRC grant
Description
Dr Peter Lund has been awarded a BBSRC grant "Towards predictive biology: using stress responses in a bacterial pathogen to link molecular state to phenotype" (BB/K019171/1), jointly with Liverpool, Reading, and Discuva plc).
Date:
01/07/2013
Congratulations Dr Kenton Arkill on his Science City Research Alliance fellowship
Congratulations Dr Kenton Arkill on his Science City Research Alliance fellowship
Description
Dr Kenton Arkill has just received a Science City Research Alliance fellowship to characterise the M13 Bacteriophage for use in microfluidics.
Date:
25/06/2013
Congratulations Paula Mendes on her EPSRC Fellowship
Congratulations Paula Mendes on her EPSRC Fellowship
Description
Paula Mendes has just been awarded an EPSRC Fellowship for "Surface-Based Molecular Imprinting for Glycoprotein Recognition". Grant EP/K027263/1.
Date:
01/05/2013
New Birmingham Fellow – Dr Francisco Fernandez-Trillo
Description
Dr Francisco (Paco) Fernandez-Trillo joins the School of Chemistry as a Birmingham Fellow to work on the development of novel polymeric materials and antimicrobials.
Date:
01/05/2013
Congratulations Jim on a Leverhulme Research Project Grant.
Description
Professor James Tucker has recently received a grant from the Leverhulme Trust to explore the synthesis of monomeric components of ferrocene nucleic acids (FcNA)
Date:
29/03/2013
Discovery Channel film piece on synthetic Biology in Professor Tim Dafforn's lab.
Discovery Channel film piece on synthetic Biology in Professor Tim Dafforn's lab.
Description
The Discovery Channel has been filming a piece at the University of Birmingham on synthetic Biology in Professor Tim Dafforn's lab with Jim Al-Kalili.
Date:
29/03/2013
Finalists for BBSRC innovator of the year award
Finalists for BBSRC innovator of the year award
Description
Professor Tim Dafforn has been selected as a finalist for the BBSRC innovator of the year award, for a synthetic Biology Solution to Detection of E. coli O157.
Date:
29/03/2013
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