Enabling Technologies for Eukaryotic Synthetic Biology

M. Fussenegger, J. Nielsen, C. Smolke,
K. Patil

EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Sunday 21 June - Tuesday 23 June 2015

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Topics

  • Genome Editing
  • Modelling and Computer-Aided Design
  • Bio-bricks and Synthetic Circuits
  • Synthetic Cells
  • Systems Biology
  • Metabolic Engineering and Industrial Applications

Summary

Synthetic biology is an emerging new discipline that applies engineering principles to biology and allows rational design of living systems. It opens new avenues in health-care and industrial biotechnology, and provides fundamental insight into the design principles of biological systems as a whole. Synthetic biology inherently depends on efficient integration of several disciplines. The symposium will provide a platform for interdisciplinary discussions on novel enabling technologies for synthetic biology in Eukaryotic cells and facilitate exchange of ideas and new multi-disciplinary collaborations.

Aims

The main goal of the proposed symposium is to bring together world-leading experts in all aspects of synthetic biology – including genome editing, systems modelling, synthetic circuits, systems biology and metabolic engineering.