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UK-Argentina workshop 'SynBio for Biotech & Bioenergy' (7-8 Sept 2015)

This workshop, held on 7-8 September 2015 at the University of Surrey, is part of the activities of a BBSRC International Partnering Award to facilitate collaboration between academic and industrial researchers from the UK and Argentina for the application of synthetic biology approaches to different aspects of biotechnology, biofuel and bioenergy. Research in this area involves the inreraction of multi- abd cross-disciplinary teams, ranging from biology and engineering to sociology and economics, demonstrating the potential impact of those technologies on society.

Invited speakers include:

- Adrian Higson (NNFCC)

- Colin Miles (NNFCC)

- Alistair Elfick (University of Edinburgh)

- Eriko Takano (University of Manchester)

- Nigel Sounder (Brunel University, London)

- José Jiminez (University of Surrey)

- Nigel Minton (University of Nottingham)

- Hugo Gramajo (National University of Rosario)

- Patrick Jones (Imperial College, London)

- Gavin Thomas (University of York)

- Liz Jenkinson (Green Biologics)

- Steve Martin (ZuvaSyntha)

- Preben Krabben (Green Biologics)

- David Leak (University of Bath)

- Hector Alvarez (University of Patagonia)

- Ian Tebble (ReBio Technologies)

- Saul Purton (University College London)

- Andrew Spicer (Algenuity)

- Orkun Soyer (University o Warwick)

- Susana Molyneux-Hodgson (University of Sheffield)

- Claudio Avignone-Rossa (University of Surrey)

- Andrzej Kierzek (University of Surrey)

- David Fell (Oxford Brooks University)

- Rainer Breitling (University of Manchester)

- Emma Laing (University of Surrey)

- Ana Arabolaza (National University of Rosario)

There are still some places available, so if you are interested in attending the workshop, please email Dr Claudio Avignone-Rossa on c.avignone-rossa@surrey.ac.uk. Registration is free, and includes lunch and coffee but not accommodation for the night of September 7th. However, there are discounted rooms reserved on Campus for attendees.

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