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We kick start August with our first SBA-SINERGY joint event - a Webinar on bringing synthetic biology technology from lab to the market with a focus on the landscapes in Australia andSingapore.Read more
Australian scientists are part of a consortium building the world’s first synthetic yeast genome. We could use designer genomes to design microbes to do things that would be industrially or environmentally useful.Read more
Dr Craig Cormick is, amongst many things, a science communicator. He has a broad background in both the theory and the practice of working with social attitudes to new technologies, and methods of community engagement.Read more
Colin Scott is a Principal Research Scientist working at CSIRO, Canberra. He also runs the CSIRO Biocatalysis and Synthetic Biology Team and he’s a Synthetic Biology Future Science Platform Domain Leader (Chemicals & Fibres).Read more
A Macquarie PhD student believes he’s come up with a way to turn coffee waste into biodegradable plastic coffee cups. He’s developed a method to turn coffee grounds into lactic acid, which can then be used to produce biodegradable plastics, and is now refining the process as he finishes his PhD.Read more