News and Events

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

News

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
Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship
Description
Congratulations Dr Zoe Pikramenou on securing a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship
Date:
03/08/2012
Follow-on synthetic biology workshop
Follow-on synthetic biology workshop
Description
The original Synthetic Biology sandpit in November 2011 resulted in a number of bridging the gap grants to mnultidisciplinary teams of scientists with synthetic biology projects. In June we all got together to hear about the progress they had all made and their future plans for further collaboration.
Date:
05/06/2012
Synthetic biology press briefing at the London science media centre
Synthetic biology press briefing at the London science media centre
Description
Professors Chris Thomas and Tim Dafforn present at the London Science Media Centre in a press conference on synthetic biology. Journalists were briefed on "Synthetic Biology – why all the hype?"
Date:
24/04/2012
Congratulations Anna Peacock on her EPSRC First Grant
Congratulations Anna Peacock on her EPSRC First Grant
Description
Anna Peacock has been awarded an EPSRC First Grant on "Ferrocene-peptide adducts for DNA binding: Towards sequence-selective electrochemical DNA sensors". Grant EP/J014672/1.
Date:
20/03/2012
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