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Future Events > Synthetic Biology UK 2016

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Synthetic Biology UK 2016

14—16 November 2016

Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, UK

Synthetic Biology UK 2016


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.


Keynote speakers include:

  • Anke Becker (LOEWE Center for Synthetic Microbiology, Germany)
  • Farren Isaccs (Yale University, U.S.A)
  • Ron Weiss (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.)

Abstract deadline: abstract submissions have now closed


Early bird registration deadline: Monday 19 September 2016



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.


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Topics covered in this meeting will be submitted for consideration to our journal Biochemical Society Transactionspublished by Portland Press, the wholly-owned trading subsidiary of the Biochemical Society.