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Synthetic Biology in Cambridge

 
Dr Sara  Abalde-Cela
Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) at Microdroplets Group
Department of Chemistry
SynBio Fund project: Development of a microfluidic device for high-throughput analysis of genetic circuits in plant protoplasts.
01223 748199 (shared)
Dr Saeed  Aghaee
Software Engineer, Telensa
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Computer Lab
SynBio Fund project:
Interactive web­ based software for genetic circuit design
Dr Yasir  Ahmed Syed
Yasir Ahmed has now left the University
Yasir was a SynBio Fund grantee
Project - Lead: Organotypic cultures as tools for functional screening of drugs to promote oligodendrocyte differentiation and CNS myelination.
Dr Sebastian   Ahnert
Royal Society University Research Fellow
Department of Physics
King's College, Fellow and Director of Studies
SynBio Fund project:
Engineering of self­ cloning brewer’s yeast for novel terpene profiles in beer.
+44 (0)1223 337377
Dr Paul  Barker
Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, Downing college
Department of Chemistry
Centre for Protein Engineering
SynBio Fund project: A piezoelectric bio-platform to image and stimulate cellular interactions
01223 763096
Dr Andreas  Bender
Lecturer in Molecular Informatics,
Centre for Molecular Sciences Informatics,
Department of Chemistry
SynBio Fund project:
Organotypic cultures as tools for functional screening of drugs to promote oligodendrocyte differentiation and CNS myelination.
01223 762983
Dr Paul  Bennett
Research Associate
Laboratory for Scientific Computing
SynBio project: Development of a microfluidic device for high-throughput analysis of genetic circuits in plant protoplasts.
+44 (0)1223 746810
 Christian  Boehm
Christian is a SynBio Fund grantee
Projects: Reliable IP-free system for inter-chassis transfer of the high molecular weight DNA.
Development of a microfluidic device for high-throughput analysis of genetic circuits in plant protoplasts.
Dr Richard  Bowman
Richard has now left the University
He was a SynBio Fund grantee
Project - Lead: 3D printed microscope
 Philipp  Braeuninger-Weimer
Research Student
Department of Engineering, Academic Division: Electrical Engineering
Research group: Solid State Electronics and Nanoscale Science
SynBio Fund project: The Green Mother Machine: A microfluidics device for cyanobacteria
+44 1223 748377
 Steven  Burgess
Stephen has now left the Univeristy
He was a SynBio Fund grantee
Project - Lead: Development of a microfluidic device for high-throughput analysis of genetic circuits in plant protoplasts.
Dr Ayca  Cankorur-Cetinkaya
Post-doctoral research scientist
Department of Biochemistry
(SynBio Fund, CamOptimus project)
(3)33662
Undergraduate student, St John's College
SynBio Fund project: Bio-Hackathon
(3)38600
Dr Peter  Davenport
Postdoctoral Fellow
SynBio Fund project - Lead: Finding new recombinases
Dr Joao ML Dias
Bioinformatician, Research Associate
(SynBio Fund, CamOptimus project)
Department of Haematology and Sanger Institute
(3)33662
Undergraduate student, Pembroke College
Natural Sciences
SynBio Student Society - Lead
(3)38100
Undergraduate student, St John's College
Natural Sciences
SynBio Student Society
(3)38600
Dr Chris   Forman
Chris has now left the University
He was a SynBio Fund grantee
Project: A piezoelectric bio-platform to image and stimulate cellular interactions
 Maxime  Fouyssac
PhD student
Department of Pharmacology
SynBio Fund project: Finding new recombinases
+44 (0)1223 334000/334002
University College London, iGEM Team
SynBio fund grantee
 Peyman  Gifani 
Research Student
Information Engineering
SynBio Fund projects:
Interactive web-based software tool for biological circuit design (Extension plan) - Lead
Interactive web­ based software for genetic circuit design - Lead
+44 1223 7 66768
 Paul  Grant
Paul has now left the University
Recipient of SynBio Fund
Projects:
Low cost solution for high throughput bacterial electrotransformation
Engineering of self­ cloning brewer’s yeast for novel terpene profiles in beer (Lead)
SynBio Fund Grantee: 'CELLUWIN: 3D printing for cellulose'
External collaborator
SynBio Fund Grantee: 'Low cost solution for high throughput bacterial electrotransformation'
External collaborator
Dr Alexandre   Kabla
University Senior Lecturer
Department of Engineering
Emmanuel College
SynBio Fund project - Lead: Flexible, low cost, live­ cell imaging platform
(3)32600
 Anton  Kan
Graduate Student, Department of Plant Sciences
(SynBio Fund project - Optimised lux reporters for eukaryotic systems)
01223 766545
Dr Sohini   Kar-Narayan
Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow
SynBio Fund project: A piezoelectric bio-platform to image and stimulate cellular interactions
+44 (0)1223 331695
SynBio Grantee: 'CamOptimus: Self-contained user-friendly multi-parameter optimisation platform for non-specialist experimental biologists'
External collaborator - ZuvaSyntha
Graduate student, Department of Pathology
SynBio Fund project: Finding new recombinases
(3)33690
Dr Mark  Kotter
Clinical Lecturer in Neurosurgery
Dept of Clinical Neurosciences
SynBio project:
Organotypic cultures as tools for functional screening of drugs to promote oligodendrocyte differentiation and CNS myelination.
(7)47476
Olivia has now left the University
She was a Synbio Fund grantee
Dr Carlos  Lugo
Carlos has now left the University
He was a SynBio Fund grantee
Project: DIY Biolab
+44 (0)1603 450400
Dr Bruno  Martins
Post Doctoral Researcher
The Sainsbury Laboratory
SynBio Fund project: The Green Mother Machine: A microfluidics device for cyanobacteria
+44(0)1223 761100
Dr Hugh   Matthews
Reader in Sensory Physiology
Department of Physiology
Fellow of St John's College
SynBio Fund project: 3D printed microscope
+44 (0) 1223 333803
SynBio fund Grantee: 'Bio-Hackathon'
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Thomas  Meany
Thomas was a SynBio Fund grantee
Bio-Hackathon project - Lead;
Low cost solution for high throughput bacterial electrotransformation - Lead
 Souradip  Mookerjee
MB/PhD student
Wellcome Trust-MRC Stem Cell Institute
Department of Haematology
NHS Blood & Transplant
(0122) 376-6976
Dr Peter   Murray-Rust
Reader Emeritus in Molecular Informatics
Senior Research Fellow
Churchill College
01223 763069
SynBio Fund Grantee: 'SynBio Hub'
External Collaborator
 Bernardo  Pollak
Bernardo has now left the University
He was a SynBio Fund grantee
Project: Optimised lux reporters for eukaryotic systems - Lead
Dr Stefanie  Reichelt
Head of Light Microscopy at Cancer Research UK
SynBio Fund project: 3D printed microscope
(7)69632
Dr. Ivan  Reyna-Llorens
Postdoctoral Fellow
01223 330220
 Fergus  Riche
Sensor CDT student, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
SynBio Fund project: Flexible, low cost, live­ cell imaging platform
(3)34777
 Ginny  Rutten
Ginny was a Synbio Fund Grantee
 Freddi  Scheib
Freddi has now left the University
She was a SynBio Fund grantee
Project: Bio-Hackathon
 Christian  Schwall
PhD Student
Sainsbury Laboratory
SynBio Fund project - Lead: The Green Mother Machine: A microfluidics device for cyanobacteria
+44(0)1223 761100
Dr Rameen   Shakur
Cardiologist, Laboratory for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Surgery
Clinical researcher, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
 Michael  Smith
Graduate student
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy
SynBio Fund project: A piezoelectric bio-platform to image and stimulate cellular interactions
(3)34300
Undergraduate student, Clare College
Dept of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
SynBio Student Society
(3)33200
Dr Tom  Torode
Research Associate
The Sainsbury Laboratory
SynBio project - Lead: CELLUWIN: 3D printing for cellulose
+44(0)1223 761100
 Lorenzo  Venturini
Undergraduate student, Queens' College
Engineering
SynBio Student Society
(3)35511
Dr. Tobias  Wenzel
Postdoctoral Researcher
SynBio grant: 'Low cost solution for high throughput bacterial electrotransformation'
External collaborator
Dr Orr  Yarkoni
Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Pathology
SynBio Fund project:
Engineering of self­ cloning brewer’s yeast for novel terpene profiles in beer.
(3)33690