Events & News

SYNTHESIS laboratory exchange

A 6-day intensive exchange laboratory for artists, designers, 
synthetic biologists and engineers at UCL >>more

UCL wins gold at the iGEM competition


Enabling Systems Biology ConferenceApril 11-14, 2011 Registration open >>more

Harden Conference

Synthetic biology: design and engineering through understanding >>more

Recent Articles:

Combining living cells and inorganic materials for biosensors (Oct 2010)
Synthetic Biology: living quarters (Oct 2010)


Here is a selection of different material that will be of interest to members of Synbion.


Synthetic Biology

A printable flyer produced by the BBSRC to explain how synthetic biology links bioscience, engineering and computer sciences to develop rationally designed biological parts, devices and systems.

Postnote (January 2008; Number 298)

This postnote from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology offers a superb four-page summary of the aims and applications of synthetic biology.

Synthetic Biology: scope, applications and implications

A substantial 64-page report from the Royal Academy of Engineering, covering the emergence and recent development of synthetic biology; enabling technologies and tools; applications and future visions.

Synthetic Biology (2 and 3 June 2008)

This summary document of a discussion meeting held at the Royal Society on 2 and 3 June 2008 offers a broad review of this developing field. Sections very concisely review topics such as foundation technologies, systems biology, designing genetic control circuits, and the future development of synthetic biology.

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