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Evolution or Revolution?

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The Great North Museum 31st January – 23rd March 2020

This exhibition of artworks made by Dr Marianne Wilde was part of a strand of public engagement work, led by Dr Ken Taylor, as part of the Synthetic Portabolomics project.  The pieces reflected Marianne’s engagement with synthetic biology;

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Workshop on Bio-Design for Portability (BD4P)

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Workshop on Bio-Design for Portability (BD4P)

8 July 2019

Department of Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge, UK

Organised by Paolo Zuliani.


The workshop consisted in five talks by synthetic biology experts that addressed both experimental and in silico (computational) problems related to bio-design portability.

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Designer Biology 2019 at Newcastle University

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Registration Deadline: 21st of July 2019

Designer Biology 2019

A joint conference organised by The European Federation of Biotechnology Polymer Biotechnology Section and the Bioengineering and Bioprocessing Section, hosted by the the Plant and Microbial Biology Group in the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences at Newcastle University 31st July – 2nd August 2019.

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ALIFE 2019 – How Can Artificial Life Help Solve Societal Challenges?

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Artificial Life has historically been regarded by its adversaries as an academic “hobby” with little relation to real life. We feel that these days are past, as in fact, our interdisciplinary and constantly self-innovating discipline brings together a set of skills and perspectives with a unique potential to tackle some of the most pressing societal challenges of our times.

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Peals 19th International symposium programme

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The implications and impacts of a responsibility agenda for synthetic biology

The Event Space, ground floor, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

 Day 1: Thursday September 20th


12:00 – 13:00     Lunch and registration

13:00 – 13:15      Welcome and introduction (Natalio Krasnogor and Simon Woods)

13:15 – 14:45    Session 1.

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