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Synthetic Biology UK 2017

27-28 November 2017

Manchester Conference Centre, UK



Organizers:
Rosalind Le Feuvre (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)
Eriko Takano (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)
Monday 27 November 2017
12:00 - 12:45 Registration and Lunch

12:30
Welcome and Introduction
Rosalind Le Feuvre & Eriko Tanko (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)

Session One: Design

Monday 27 November 2017
12:55 - 13:20
Jens Nielsen (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
13:20 - 14:00
Selected Oral Communications - TBC
14:00 - 14:10
Industry talk: Synthace, Markus Gershater
14:10 - 14:25
Keynote: Anil Wipat (Newcastle University, United Kingdom)
14:35 - 15:00 Refreshment Break

Session Two: Build

Monday 27 November 2017
15:00 - 15:25
Keynote: Huimin Zhao (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.)
15:25 - 16:15
Selected Oral Communications - TBC
16:15 - 16:40
Keynote: Jason Chin (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, United Kingdom)
16:40 - 17:10 Flash Poster Presentations

17:10 - 18:30 Poster Session 1

19:00 Conference Dinner

Session Three: Test

Tuesday 28 November 2017
09:00 - 09:30
Keynote: Uwe Sauer (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
09:30 - 10:10
Selected Oral Communications - TBC
10:10 - 10:35
Keynote: Perdita Barran (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)
10:35 - 11:05 Refreshment Break

11:05 - 11:30
Selected Oral Communication - TBC
11:30 - 11:50
Industry Talk: Amyris, Chris Paddon
11:50 - 12:15 Flash Poster Presentations

12:15 - 13:15 Lunch and Poster Session 2

Session Four: Application

Tuesday 28 November 2017
13:15 - 13:40
Keynote: Michelle Chang (University of California Berkeley, U.S.A.)
13:40 - 14:35
Selected Oral Communications - TBC
14:35 - 15:00
Luke Alphey (Pirbright, United Kingdom)
15:00 - 15:10 Concluding remarks and meeting close

EUSynBioS Social

Externally Organized

More info
Tuesday 28 November 2017
This informal social event brings together early-career researchers with industry representatives and academics in synthetic biology. Join us for a drink from 15:30 to 17:30 in the Atrium of the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology