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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. The best way to keep in touch about upcoming events is to join our Meetup group

 

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Regular Event Series

 

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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 brings together researchers and makers for talks, demos, hands-on making and co-working on projects. The first Saturday of every other month at Cambridge Makespace.

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Cell-free SynBio Lunch Meetings

In vitro or cell-free synthetic biology is a topic of growing interest to many groups in Cambridge. The SynBio SRI hosts a monthly lunch meeting to support interdisciplinary work in this space.

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CRASSH Group Meetings

The guiding question of this group is the extent to which open technologies result in equitable sharing of knowledge and cognitive or technology justice. Alternate Wednesdays at 12:00 during term time.

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VIRI Lunches

The Cambridge node of the Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation (VIRI) meet for a termly lunch to share updates on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) activities around the University.

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OpenPlant Forum

The OpenPlant Forum provides a platform for exploring the potential applications of reprogrammed biological systems, and a framework for exploring the wider implications of the potentially disruptive new technologies. The Forum is held annually, in the last week of July, alternating between Cambridge and Norwich.

 

 

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

Mondays at the Biomakespace are an opportunity to meet people, find out new things, share progress and ideas. We also meet on Thursdays, this is our work day for volunteers! 

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Upcoming events

Cafe Synthetique: Teaching Tools for SynBio*

Aug 20, 2018

Panton Arms, 43 Panton Street, Cambridge

Science Makers: Build a biosensor

Sep 01, 2018

Cambridge MakeSpace, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge

Biomaker Training PLUS: Robotics Follow-on

Sep 03, 2018

Postdoc Centre, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge

Engineering Multicellular Self Organization

Sep 03, 2018

Magdelene College, Cripps Building, 1 – 3 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, CB4 3AD

September Cell-Free Syn Bio Lunch

Sep 04, 2018

Mill Lane lecture Room 7

October Cell-free Syn Bio Lunch Meeting

Oct 09, 2018

Seminar Room G, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge

Upcoming events