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Registration now open for International Summer School on Synthetic & Systems Biology, 8-14 July, Pisa, Italy

By Caroline Channing

3rd International Summer School on Synthetic & Systems Biology - SSBSS 2016
-- Biology meets Engineering and Computer Science --
8-14 July 2015, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy

The Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School (SSBSS) is a full-immersion five-day residential summer school at the Volterra Learning Center (Pisa - Tuscany, Italy) on cutting-edge advances in systems and synthetic biology with lectures delivered by world-renowned experts. The school provides a stimulating environment for students (from Master students to PhD students), Post-Docs, early career researches, academics and industry leaders. Participants will also have the chance to present their results, and to interact with their peers, in a friendly and constructive environment.



  • Application: March 31, 2016
  • Notification Acceptance: April 10, 2016
  • Oral Presentation/Poster Submission: March 31, 2016
  • Notification of Decision for Oral/Poster Presentation: April 10, 2016



  • Genetic Engineering
  • Metabolic Engineering
  • Reading and Writing Genomes
  • Synthetic Genomes
  • Synthetic Circuits and Cells
  • Artificial Tissues and Organs
  • Genomically Recoded Organisms
  • Genome Design
  • Pathway Design
  • Biological Design Automation and Biological CAD
  • Genome Engineering
  • Cellular Systems Biology
  • Experimental Synthetic Biology
  • Computational Synthetic Biology
  • Stochastic Gene Regulation
  • Gene Signaling
  • Quantitative Molecular Biology
  • High-throughput Techniques
  • Biological Engineering
  • Industrial Synthetic and Systems Biology



  • Yaakov (Kobi) Benenson, Synthetic Biology Group@Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, ETH Zurich, Basel, Switzerland
  • Leonidas Bleris, Bioengineering Department, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA
  • Diego Di Bernardo, Dept of Chemical Materials and Industrial Production Engineering University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy
  • J. Gootenberg, Feng Zhang's Group, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, USA
  • Markus Herrgard, Technical University of Denmark - Biosustain, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Denmark
  • Shalev Itzkovitz, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • Francesco Ricci, Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
More speakers will be announced soon!


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