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Future Events > Synthetic Biology UK 2015

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Synthetic Biology UK 2015

1—3 September 2015

Kingsway Hall Hotel, London, UK

Synthetic Biology UK 2015

Think, develop, measure, make


Synthetic Biology is a field that has rapidly expanded. It relies on multidisciplinary approaches and delivers transdisciplinary advances that have the potential to redefine our understanding of the natural world and to significantly contribute to our society and economy.


The UK is a world leader in science and engineering, and Synthetic Biology has been identified as an important area for our continued success. Key to that success is a cohesive, vibrant and multidisciplinary community, open to collaboration, open to advances and driven to exceptional research with meaningful outcomes.


That cannot be delivered by a single research centre, single funding body or hosted by a single learned society. 

The SynBio UK conference aims to showcase UK Synthetic Biology research and to create a focal point for the community, embracing its diversity and fostering its growth and its engagement with society.


Under the themes of Making, Measuring, Thinking and Developing, the aim of the conference is to bring together the Synthetic Biology community in all forms in the UK to capitalise on synergies, enabling the exploration of entirely new approaches to the systematic and safe engineering of biology.

Abstract deadline is now closed


Earlybird registration deadline: 22 July 2015

Registration for this event is now closed (full capacity reached). For any questions, please email


Oral communication slots are available at this meeting. All attendees, particularly researchers in the early stages of their career, are invited to submit a poster abstract for consideration as an oral communication.

Confirmed Speakers include:

- Thomas Ward (University of Basel, Switzerland)

- Lynn Rothschild (Brown University, U.S.A.)
- Derek Woolfson (University of Bristol, United Kingdom)
- Anne Osbourn (John Innes Centre, United Kingdom)
- Alison Smith (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
- Fritz Vollrath (Oxford University, United Kingdom)
- John Love (University of Exeter, United Kingdom)
- Tom Ellis (Imperial College London, United Kingdom)
- Susan Rosser (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)
- Orkun Soyer (Warwick University, United Kingdom)
- Tom Brown (Oxford University, United Kingdom)

- Paul Freemont (Imperial College London, United Kingdom)

- Eriko Takano (Manchester University, United Kingdom)
- Joyce Tait (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

- Jamie Davies (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

- Vitor Pinheiro (University College London, United Kingdom)

- Gary Lye (University College London, United Kingdom)

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