New Synbion Website
A new website for the Synbion Network is here. Synbion is a network of synthetic biologists interested in engineering novel metabolic pathways and making nanoscale biological devices.

Synthetic biology MRes
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John Hales



2009- Joined Synbion Synthetic biology network and Ward lab
2008- Wellcome 4-year interdisciplinary PhD in structural, computational and chemical biology
2004-2008 MPhys Oxford University

Current Research Interests

My primary research interest is the use of synthetic biology to design and construct novel biological platforms for nanotechnological devices.


Hales J, Barnard A (2009): Thermodynamic stability and electronic structure of small carbon nitride nanotubes J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 21 144203
doi: 10.1088/0953-8984/21/14/144203