SynthSys Seminar Series

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NanoBiotechnology and Synthetic Biology Design Approaches towards the Development of Smart Therapeutics Against Infectious Diseases
J.Ruben Morones-Ramirez (NanoBiotechnology Research Grp, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León)
Wed 04 Oct 2017, 13:00 - 14:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's
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**Seminar now cancelled**
Ricard Sole (Pompeu Fabra University, Spain)
Thu 28 Sep 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
Michael Swann building, seminar room 7.20 King's Buildings
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Targeting Inclusion, Researching Change: The Stakes and Challenges of Changing Institutional Systems
Karen Salt (co-Director of the Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R), University of Nottingham)
Wed 20 Sep 2017, 16:00 - 17:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's
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The MscS bacterial mechanosensitive channel family
Samantha Miller (University of Aberdeen)
Thu 14 Sep 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
Michael Swann building, seminar room 7.20 King's Buildings
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Science publishing - behind the scenes at Nature
Francesca Cesari (Chief Biological Sciences Editor at Nature)
Tue 27 Jun 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's
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What transcriptional noise tells us about the cell inside
Professor Víctor de Lorenzo (National Center for Biotechnology, Madrid)
Thu 22 Jun 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's
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Title to be confirmed
Dr Thomas Howard (Newcastle University)
Thu 25 May 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's
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Engineering cells, Building circuits
Ron Weiss (Professor of Biological Engineering and Director, Synthetic Biology Center at MIT)
Tue 04 Apr 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's
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Frequency doubling in the cyanobacterial circadian clock
Dr Bruno Martins (Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge)
Fri 31 Mar 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's
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Chemotactic bacteria as mobile biosensory devices
Prof Victor Sourjik (Max Plank Institute for Terrestial Microbiology)
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's
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DIAGNOSTICS USING NANOBIOSENSORS
Prof Arben Merkoçi (Spain national centre for nanotechnology)
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's
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Active elasticity of cells
Ulrich Schwarz (Heidelberg University, BioQuant and Institute for Theoretical Physics)
Thu 12 Jan 2017, 12:00 - 13:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's
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Quantitative and systems analysis of RAS/MAPK signalling networks
Christina Kiel (Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona)
Thu 24 Nov 2016, 12:00 - 13:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's





Regulation of cell size and shape in bacteria
Sven van Teeffelen Institute Pasteur
Thu 06 Oct 2016, 12:00 - 13:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's

Nucleosome positioning in vivo driven by the DNA sequence
Francisco Antequera (The Institute of Functional Biology and Genomics (IBFG) Salamanca (Spain))
Thu 22 Sep 2016, 12:00 - 13:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's

Harnessing synthetic biology for the production of high-value chemicals
Eriko Takano (Manchester Centre for Synthetic Biology of Fine and Speciality Chemicals (SYNBIOCHEM), Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester)
Thu 08 Oct 2015, 12:00 - 13:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's
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Designing materials and gene expression at lower cost
Dr Tom Ellis (Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation and Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London)
Thu 24 Sep 2015, 12:00 - 13:00
C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, King's Building's
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