Synthetic Biology and Bioengineering Workshop

Synthetic Biology and Bioengineering Workshop

Registration Closed

We are pleased to announce that registration is now close for the Synthetic Biology and Bio-Engineering Workshop which will take place on the 15th November 2013. In this inaugural meeting, we will bring together some of Australia’s best synthetic biology and bio-engineering scientists who are making rapid progress in the design and manipulation of biological systems.

Synthetic Biology and Bio-Engineering are inherently interdisciplinary fields. Our goal is to provide an intimate meeting where participants from a broad range of research areas including the biological sciences, medical sciences and engineering fields will have ample opportunity for interaction. We hope this meeting will encourage creative discussions about how we can use new biological tools to begin to solve some of the grand challenges facing us today. Speakers will introduce and define Synthetic Biology, what it can be used for, and what new tools are being developed to make biology easier to engineer. Presentations will also be given from the ‘second wave’ of younger synthetic biologists who will showcase their achievements from the 2013 international Genetically Engineered Machine ‘iGEM’ competition.

We hope you can join us for this exciting day of discussions in this rapidly developing research area. It even may challenge your conception of life as you know it!

Program Chair

Dr Louise J Brown & Assoc Prof Brendan McMorran

Program Sessions

  1. Synthetic Biology Explained
  2. Ethics and Intellectual Property
  3. Applications of Bio-engineering and Synthetic Biology
  4. Updates from MQ and USyd iGEM teams

List of Invited Speakers


15th November 2013

Location [Click here for directions]

The Epping Club : 45-47 Rawson Street, Epping NSW 2121, (02) 9876 4357

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