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Biorenewable Nylon form Yeast and Sugar

Engineers from Iowa State University have developed a technique to create biorenewable nylon from sugar using a genetically modified strain of yeast and a form of hybrid catalysis. Through...

Chemical cages: New technique advances synthetic biology

Living systems rely on a dizzying variety of chemical reactions essential to development and survival. Most of these involve a specialized class of protein molecules - enzymes. In a new...

New industrial collaboration to use synbio to improve process for producing chemical building block

Arzeda, a synthetic biology company, and Mitsubishi Rayon, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation that manufactures chemicals, plastics, and fibers, have announced an...

Call for presentations: KTN workshop on Advanced Sensing for Biosciences, 16 March, London

Much of the recent revolution in Bioscience and Clinical research has come through our ability to study the behaviour of biological systems at the molecular, cellular and physiological scales....

Dstl showcases its work in the emerging technology area of synthetic biology

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory ( Dstl ) is committing up to £18 million over the next 4 years exploring the potential impact of synthetic biology on the UK’s defence and security...

Synthetic biopathway turns agricultural waste into “green” spandex

A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota has engineered a new synthetic biopathway to turn agricultural waste into useful products including spandex. The study has been...

L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowships Programme for 2016 open for applications

Over 17 years ago, L’Oréal and UNESCO founded the For Women in Science programme to promote and highlight the importance of ensuring greater participation of women in science. Each year,...

Applications now open for the 2016 Synthetic Genome Summer Course

Applications are now open for the 2016 Synthetic Genome Summer Course - a one-week residential summer school package in Edinburgh, UK consisting of a 5-day workshop & a 2-day major...

Register now for the 5th Annual Sc2.0 and Synthetic Genomes Conference

On July 8th-9th 2016 scientists from around the world will convene in Edinburgh at Dynamic Earth to discuss the progress of the international synthetic yeast genome project as well...

Register now for biobased industries funding information and consortium building event, 3 March, Manchester

European funding for biobased Industries - Information and Consortium Building Event, 3rd March 2016, Manchester This free to attend event will give details about the new...

Crossing Biological Membranes Network (CBMNet) funding for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy projects

Crossing Biological Membranes Network (CBMNet), a BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (NIBB) currently has several types of funding available. For information on the...

Newly discovered bacteria may enable photosynthetic biofuel production

A bacterium found in the Gobi desert,  Gemmatimonadetes , can springboard the research in biofuels. The studies to  Gemmantiminadetes  phylum revealed that belong to...

SynBio companies successful in Innovate UK competition 'Developing Regenerative Medicines and Cell Therapies'

Five exciting projects have secured funding throught the Innovate UK funding competition 'Developing Regenarative Medicines and Cell Therapies', at least two of which take a synthetic biology...

Cancer Research UK Pioneer Awards

Cancer Research UK Pioneer Award From the Cancer Research UK website What is the Pioneer Award? Our Pioneer Award offers £200,000 to encourage innovative ideas from any...

European funding for biobased industries - Information and consortium building event, 3 March, Manchester

European funding for biobased Industries - Information and Consortium Building Event, 3rd March 2016, Manchester Registration is now open for an information and consortium building...

SynBioBeta early bird registration ends 5 February

  SynBioBeta London 2016: C onnect with the Global Synthetic Biology Community April 6th - 8th, at Imperial College London, UK   ...

Expansion of Oxitec’s vector control solution in Brazil

Intrexon Corporation, a leader in synthetic biology, has announced that its subsidiary Oxitec and Piracicaba City Hall have expanded the ‘Friendly Aedes aegypti Project’ in Piracicaba, Brazil...

JPIAMR funding call: Unravelling the dynamics of transmission and selection of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

The Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance ( JPIAMR ) has launched its 3rd call for proposals, with a total budget of €30million, and a deadline of  21st March,...

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

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 biology for novel materials competition now open - deadline 14 April

This Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) themed competition seeks ambitious concepts to exploit the power of biological systems to make complex materials and the fundamental tools of molecular...
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Biorenewable Nylon form Yeast and Sugar

Engineers from Iowa State University have developed a technique to create biorenewable nylon...

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IBLF Award enables Phytofutures to benefit from assistance from IP specialists Mewburn Ellis

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IBLF Awards Sponsors

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