News and Events

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

News

Professor Liam Grover is awarded an Orthopaedics Research UK Grant
Description
This two year postdoctoral grant is for the design of a robust process for clinical translation of tissue engineered bone to bone ligament replacements.
Date:
20/01/2013
Congratulations Dave Smith on his EPSRC First Grant
Description
Dr Dave Smith has just been awarded his EPSRC First Grant on "Modelling the fluid mechanics of propulsion through a complex microenvironment".
Date:
18/01/2013
Two new Leukaemia Lymphoma Research project grants
Description
Professor Mark Cobbold has been awarded two LLR project grants on "Redirected Viral Immunotherapy for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia" and "Characterising and immunologically targeting the phosphoproteome in myeloid leukaemia".
Date:
05/12/2012
New Birmingham Fellow – Dr Sara Jabbari
Description
Sara Jabbari has been appointed a Birmingham Fellow to explore mathematical modelling of medically significant microorganisms. In addition to her role in the School of Mathematics, she is a member of the Centre for Systems Biology at Birmingham.
Date:
10/11/2012
Congratulations Tim Dafforn and Mark Cobbold – Awarded Lord Stafford awards
Description
Tim Dafforn and Mark Cobbold (BSVL – Biosciences venture limited) won 'The Open Collaboration Award' at the Lord Stafford Awards ceremony and dinner for the establishment of two diagnostics spinout companies.
Date:
10/11/2012
EPSRC Early Career Researcher grant for Dr Anna Peacock
Description
Dr Anna Peacock was awarded an EPSRC Early Career Researcher grant for her synthetic biology project on the de novo design of functional metallopeptides.
Date:
10/11/2012
Congratulations Liam Grover on his EPSRC funded project
Description
Professor Liam Grover and academics at UoB were awarded EPSRC funds to investigate biologically active artificial membrane for the delivery of an anti-scarring agents
Date:
20/10/2012
BBC Radio Five Live Science Night
Description
Professor Lynne Macaskie was a guest expert panellist on the BBC Radio Five Live Science Night. She discussed how she could use micro-organisms to clean-up radiation around Fukushima.
Date:
20/10/2012
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