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Events Overview

The Synthetic Biology SRI runs many events to bring people together at the interface of biology and engineering. Our events are open to all and take place throughout the year. Join our Meetup group or subscribe to the newsletter to keep in touch.

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Cambridge Synthetic Biology Meetup

Regular Event Series


SynBio Forum

The SynBio Forum is a series of flagship events with prominent external speakers and excellent networking opportunities: a great opportunity to learn more about cutting edge synthetic biology.

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Café Synthetique is the monthly meetup for the Cambridge synthetic biology community with informal talks, discussion and pub snacks. Every third Monday of the month at the Panton Arms.

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Science Makers

Science Makers is the monthly meetup bringing together researchers and makers for talks, demos, hands-on making and co-working on projects. Every first Saturday of the month at Cambridge Makespace.

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Special Event Series


Open Technology Week  

Open Technology Week is a series of events showcasing and celebrating open and open source technologies, culminating in a gathering and open source maker faire at the Cambridge University Engineering Department.

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Build a Biomakespace

A (usually) biweekly meeting to plan for establishing a Biomakespace at the old MRC-LMB. All welcome to discuss the space and what to put in it - particularly if you are keen to volunteer to help make it happen!

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Upcoming events

Talk with Prof. Jason Chin [MRC LBM]- Reprogramming the Genetic Code

Jan 26, 2018

Small Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Lab

Public Versus Private Perspectives on Open IP

Jan 31, 2018

Seminar Room SG2, Alison Richard Building

Cambridge New Therapeutics Forum (CamNTF): Medicines Safety

Feb 01, 2018

BMS Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge

Open as a Tool to Change Ecosystems

Feb 14, 2018

Seminar Room SG2, Alison Richard Building

The Future of In-Vitro Diagnostics: A Regulatory Perspective

Feb 15, 2018

The Gillespie Centre, Clare College, Memorial Court, Queen's Road, Cambridge CB3 9AJ

Open IP in Emerging and Developing Economies

Feb 28, 2018

Seminar Room SG2, Alison Richard Building

Science Maker: Multispectral Imaging with Raspberry Pi

Mar 03, 2018

Makespace Classroom, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge

Assessing the Impact of Open IP in Emerging Technologies

Mar 14, 2018

Seminar Room SG2, Alison Richard Building

Scientific Meeting- Computation by Natural Systems: March 21st-22nd

Mar 21, 2018

Kavli Royal Society Centre, Chicheley Hall, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, MK16 9JJ

Upcoming events