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Events and News
Systems Biology Journal club has restarted for the this term. First meeting 29 September >>more
Information about the BBSRC e-Learning for Systems Approaches programme now available >>more
New PhD Programme
UCL has developed a new Interdisciplinary PhD Programme in bioscience and bioengineering. The programme covers all levels of biology, from molecules through to cells and whole animal physiology, and provides training in cutting edge techniques, including bioengineering, data analysis, computational and mathematical modelling, imaging, structural biology and systems approaches >>more
Jennifer Rohn and Buzz Baum (LMCB) "Comparative RNAi screening identifies a conserved core metazoan actinome by phenotype"
Jennifer Rohn and Buzz Baum (LMCB) "Identification and characterization of a set of conserved and new regulators of cytoskeletal organization, cell morphology and migration"
Synthetic biology is the engineering of biology: the synthesis of complex, biologically based, or inspired, systems which display functions that do not exist in nature. Many scientists believe that this approach will ultimately result in the rational and systematic design of systems that will help us to address the major challenges of the future. Possible applications of synthetic biology could include the creation of systems to generate power, new medical applications, nanoscale biological computers and biosensors for health.
UCL leads the Synbion Network, which aims to explore the full range of what biologically designed elements could achieve in the fields of electronics, optics, optoelectronics and magnetics, and combinations of these fields. The Network members are drawn from UCL, Birkbeck (University of London), University of Manchester and the University of Warwick. Members are exploring the design of novel bio-electronic and bio-optical devices and also how to best manufacture and scale-up such devices. The network brings together biologists (molecular biologists, microbiologists, biophysicists and bioinformaticians), social scientists, physicists, chemists, chemical and biochemical engineers.
For further information please see here.
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