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Synthetic Biology in Cambridge

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Cambridge-JIC iGEM 2016

iGEM is an international synthetic biology competition for undergraduates. Find out more about the Cambridge-JIC team and previous competitions.

SynBio Fund

SynBio Fund supported 6-month projects generating open, innovative technologies for Synthetic Biology. Interdisciplinary teams from University of Cambridge worked on projects 2015-2016 - follow their progress here.

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Café Synthetique

Informal discussion group for synthetic biology and open technologies in Cambridge, meeting monthly at the Panton Arms. For more information, head to

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BBSRC-EPSRC funded Synthetic Biology Research Centre: a joint initiative between the University of Cambridge and the John Innes Centre to promote open technologies and exchange for plant synthetic biology.

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Upcoming events

Amino One Personal Bioreactor demonstration - making synthetic biology accessible to school students

Jun 03, 2016

Teaching Laboratory, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EA

Science Makers: building better microscopes

Jun 04, 2016

Makespace, 16 Mill Lane, CB2 1RX

[Open Technology Week] Arduino and sensors workshop

Jun 08, 2016

Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

[Open Technology Week] Improving the research process - discussing an 'open research' position

Jun 08, 2016

Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge - Trumpington Street Lecture Room 6, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

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The Synthetic Biology Strategic Research Initiative provides a hub for anyone interested in Synthetic Biology at the University of Cambridge, including researchers, commercial partners and external collaborators. 

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