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Technological Tourism: Your Handy Guide to the European Synthetic Biology Startup Scene

The startup scene is buzzing at the moment; new companies are being founded by the day, investor money is piling into the field in the hopes of catching the next unicorn, wild-eyed founders roam the streets with brilliant plans to [...]

By | March 16th, 2016|Education, Industry Support, News|

IDT Donates $1 Million in DNA to 2016 iGEM Teams

Just as Major League Baseball begins its season in April and holds its world championship in October, so it is with the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (iGEM), which has been helping to develop the next generation of synthetic biology [...]

By | March 8th, 2016|DNA Synthesis, Education, Industry Providers, Industry Support, News|

2016 CSHL Synthetic Biology Course – Call for Applications

This year at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a group of professors from Arizona State University, UC Berkeley, Cornell University, Georgia Tech, Stanford University, and the University of Vermont are teaming up to offer the fourth summer course in Synthetic Biology. [...]

By | February 9th, 2016|Education, Industry Support, News|

Joining the Dots in UK Synthetic Biology: Kick Off 2016 with a Series of Community Building Workshops from KTN

UK synthetic biology has benefited from some very proactive policy making. The 2013 Synthetic Biology Roadmap supported the selection of synthetic biology as one the UK’s ‘Eight Great Technologies’ and led to a raft of funding including new synthetic biology [...]

By | January 30th, 2016|Education, Industry Support, News|

Expanding Potential: Fostering an Inclusive STEM Community

Synberc began the Expanding Potential program as a workshop in 2014 centering around women in STEM Underrepresented groups in STEM face unique challenges when progressing through their career path, and industry is no exception. Diversity of people and thought is [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|Education, Industry Support, News|

Gen9 Partners with iGEM to Offer High Quality DNA Parts

Last week, gene synthesis company Gen9 announced a collaboration with iGEM, the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition, that will improve the quality and accessibility of the iGEM associated Registry of Standard Biological Parts. The purpose of the registry is to [...]

By | September 10th, 2015|DNA Synthesis, Education, Industry Providers, Industry Support, News|