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  • The promise of synthetic cells

    14 / 09 / 2020

    The promise of synthetic cells Charlotte Koster from the Dutch consortium BaSyC explains how building a synthetic cell from scratch can lead to biological solutions that will make industry more sustainable:

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  • Charting the way to minimal cells

    16 / 07 / 2020workshop

    Proteins reveal hidden functions As it turns out, proteins reveal new, previously hidden functions when you build them from the bottom up, outside of their natural environment. These new functions might actually be quite old, Professor Petra Schwille from Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry shares during the discussions: “Life on ...

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  • Reconstituting Biology 2020: Lorentz workshop 29 June - 1 July 2020

    29 / 06 / 2020workshop

    Date: 29 June – 3 July 2020 Event location: online workshop Description: This workshop aims to reflect on the achievements in bottom-up synthetic biology worldwide and to map future research directions and visions towards – or even away from – the promise of a synthetic cell. Junior and senior researchers working ...

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  • Issue of Emerging Topics in Life Sciences about Synthetic Biology

    27 / 11 / 2019

    This issue of Emerging Topics in Life Sciences brings together a collection of perspectives and reviews discussing the exciting advances in synthetic biology.

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  • Synthetic Cell symposium held in Madrid

    14 / 11 / 2019

    The event kicked off with presentations about the science & technology vision of three of the promotors of the Synthetic Cell project: Marileen Dogterom, Petra Schwille and Manuel Thery. Paul Clarke then delivered an inspirational talk about his work at Ocado Technology, a company that has combined AI and ...

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  • Marileen Dogterom named Society Fellow of the Biophysical Society

    05 / 09 / 2018

    Marileen Dogterom named Society Fellow of the Biophysical Society Marileen Dogterom (Bionanoscience) is one of seven people who will be designated as Society Fellows of the Biophysical Society. She is awarded this honor for her pioneering experimental work on elucidating the physical mechanisms that govern assembly and dynamics of cytoskeleton filaments, ...

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  • 1st International Symposium on Building a Synthetic Cell (BaSyC)

    27 / 06 / 2018

      The symposium is fully dedicated to research on the bottom-up assembly of a functioning synthetic cell from its molecular components. Aim of this symposium is to bring together researchers worldwide to present and discuss the latest results in cutting-edge research on the synthetic cell, and its future scientific and technological ...

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  • Synthetic Cell and Ringberg on STAT

    20 / 09 / 2017

    An article about the Ringberg workshop and the Synthetic Cell Initiative on STAT. STAT, the online health and life-sciences publication from Boston Globe Media has published last July an article on the Ringberg workshop and the Synthetic Cell Initiative. The article, “From chemicals to life: Scientists try to build cells from ...

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  • Future symposium ‘Building a synthetic cell’ strengthens European alliance

    21 / 07 / 2017

    Future symposium ‘Building a synthetic cell’ strengthens European alliance Last week, from 12 to 14 July, a three day future symposium about the challenges and opportunities of building a synthetic cell was held at Ringberg Castle in Germany. The symposium brought together top researchers in the synthetic cell field, as well ...

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