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Outlooks in Synthetic Biology Event

11th April 2014, 09:30 - 16:30

A discussion meeting, followed by short talks.


Better treatment closer in fight against herpes

Herpes virus proteins are more 'spaghetti-like' than previously thought, providing a vital clue in the search for an efficient treatment against a type of herpes which causes a form of cancer known as Kaposi's sarcoma.


Manchester researchers share in £18million industry-academia networks

University of Manchester researchers have been chosen to lead new research networks linking industry and academia set up to help improve energy and food security and develop new drugs like antibiotics.


Manchester iGEM team are world champions!

Following on from their successful campaign at the regional iGEM Jamboree in Lyon, the iGEM team have gone on to win the ‘Best Human Practices’ prize for their work on developing a biosynthetic version of palm oil.


China partnering award

Eriko Takano and Nigel Scrutton secure Synthetic Biology China Partnering Award to establish cooperative research on the use of synthetic biology approaches for the production of high-value fine chemicals


Sweet Complexity

Professor Sabine Flitsch prepares for the prestigious Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2013 held on 2-7 July 2013 in London. Sabine will be delivering an exhibit on The Complex Life of Sugars.


“MAGIC” brings Marie Curie success to Manchester worth €3.4 million

The MIB and PSI have secured a Marie Curie FP7 IDP training network grant worth €3.4 million. The four year grant entitled “MAGnetic Innovation in Catalysis” will see the MIB and PSI host 12 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs).

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