Overview:

This event will incorporate the official opening of the BBSRC-funded Edinburgh Genome Foundry, the first fully automated DNA assembly platform in the UK. Come learn about synthetic biology and the tools and technologies that are making biology easier to engineer. We will be featuring local and international companies, speakers, and panelists at this not to be missed event that will bring together the growing synthetic biology commercial ecosystem for networking, learning, and fun. Attendees will gain an understanding of the industry and get a glimpse of what new products and applications are on the horizon.

SynBioBeta Activate! Edinburgh 2016

Date & Location:

July 7, 2016 - July 7, 2016
11:30 am - 4:30 pm

Swann Lecture Theatre (King’s Buildings Campus) University of Edinburgh
Venue Information

In Partnership With:

In Collaboration With:

Speakers:

Anna Kress

Anna Kress
m2p Labs

Axel-Trefzer

Axel Trefzer
Thermo Fisher

Devin Donnelly

Devin Donnelly
Labcyte

Eli Groban

Eli Groban
Autodesk

Emily Leproust

Emily Leproust
Twist Bioscience

Hansjoerg Haas

Hansjoerg Haas
Thermo Fisher

John Cumbers

John Cumbers
SynBioBeta

John Sundman

John Sundman

Kevin Munnelly

Kevin Munnelly
Gen9

Nicola Cahill

Nicola Cahill
Pacific Bioscience

Patrick Yizhi Cai

Patrick Yizhi Cai
Edinburgh Genome Foundry

Richard Hammond

Richard Hammond
Cambridge Consultants

Ye Yin

Ye Yin
BGI

Schedule:

  • John Cumbers, SynBioBeta
  • Kevin Munnelly, Gen9
  • Emily Leproust, Twist Bioscience
  • Axel Trefzer, Thermo Fisher

  • Richard Hammond, Cambridge Consultants
  • Nathan Hillson, JBEI
  • Devin Donnelly, Labcyte
  • Hansjörg Haas, Thermo Fisher
  • Nicola Cahill, Pacific Bioscience
  • Anna Kress,  m2p Labs
  • Eli Groban, Autodesk
  • John Sundman, Author