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Please find a list below of forthcoming and past events about/related to synthetic biology.


Date Event Organisation Location
March 25th-29th, 2013 Nice'13 Thematic Research School on "Advances in Systems and Synthetic Biology - Modelling complex biological systems in the context of genomics" La-Colle-sur-Loup, France
November 11th & 12th, 2013 "New Frontiers in Synthetic Life" Symposium NCMLS Radboud Auditorium, Nijmegen, NL


Date Event Organisation Location
November 2nd - 5th, 2012 iGEM World Championship Jamboree iGEM Foundation Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
October 3rd-5th, 2012 ESF EuroSYNBIO Programme-wide conference

ESF EuroSYNBIO & University of Groningen

Hosts: Prof. Oscar Kuipers & prof. Bert Poolman

Groninger Museum & Het Kasteel, Groningen, NL
May 14th, 2012 Synthetic Biology: Redefining LIFE TU Delft / Leiden University Theater De Veste, Delft, NL
February 6th-8th, 2012 Applied Synthetic Biology in Europe European Federation of Biotechnology Barcelona, Spain
November 5th-7th, 2011 iGEM Competition 2011 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, USA MIT, Boston, USA
October 2nd-7th, 2011 ESF-EMBO Conference on Synthetic Biology of Antibiotic Production

University of Groningen

Sant Feliu, Spain

October 1st & 2nd, 2011 1st European iGEM Jamboree VU Amsterdam/TU Delft/University of Groningen Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL
August 22nd-26th, 2011 70th Harden Conference "Synthetic biology: design and engineering through understanding" Biochemical Society Conferences Keele University, UK
April 27th, 2011 Symposium: The Origin of Life University of Groningen / De Chemische Binding Nijenborgh 4, room 5111.0022
February 9th, 2011, 11 a.m. Lecture Prof. Dek Woolfson, "Rational Peptide and
Protein Design in Synthetic Biology"
University of Bristol, UK Nijenborgh 4, room 5111.0022
January 27th, 2011, 16:00 Lecture Prof. Daniel Gibson, "Building a synthetic cell" J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, U.S.A. Nijenborgh, room 5111.0022
January 20th, 2011, 16:00 Lecture Dr. Florian Seebeck, "Biosynthetic sulfur transfers" Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Physiologie, Dortmund, Germany Bernoulliborg, room 5161.0267
December 9th, 2010 Lecture Dr. Maarten Merkx:

"Engineering protein switches; sensors and regulators for biology and diagnostics"

Laboratory of Chemical Biology, Eindhoven University of Technology

room 5111.0022, Nijenborgh 4, Groningen, NL

December 9th, 2010 Mini-Symposium "Mammalian synthetic biology: from tools to therapies" Netherlands Institute for Systems Biology/UvA UvA, Room A1.04 Science Park 904, Amsterdam, NL

December 2nd, 2010, 13:00 - 17:30 h

Symposium "Origin of life" CEES (Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies) Colloquia committee,  University of Groningen, NL Large lecture hall, Biological Centre, Haren, NL

November 25th, 2010

16.00 h

Lecture Dr. Ken-Ichi Yoshida: "Engineered Bacilli systems in the Innovative Bioproduction Kobe (iBioK) project" Kobe University, Japan room 5161.0267, Bernoulliborg, Groningen, NL
November 23rd, 2010 Life Sciences Momentum 2010 Netherlands Genomics Initiative The Hague, NL
November 9th & 10th, 2010 Advances in Protein Cristallography Select Biosciences Florence, Italy
November 9th & 10th, 2010 Advances in Metabolic Profiling Select Biosciences Florence, Italy
November 1st - 5th, 2010 Seeing enzymes in action Lorentz Center, Leiden University Leiden, NL
October 21st, 2010 Kenniscafé Groningen: Bouwstenen van het leven Studium Generale Groningen Newscafé, Groningen
September 24th-27th, 2010 TARPOL Summer School Synthetic Biology ETH Zürich, Switzerland Basel, Switzerland
June 23rd, 2010 Symposium Nanoscience Topmasters Host: Prof. Douwe Wiersma 5111.0022, Nijenborgh 4, Groningen, NL
April 15th, 2010 Kenniscafé Groningen "Nanolab on a chip" Studium Generale Groningen, NL
March 23rd, 2010 Symposium about Synthetic Biology MSV Alchimica, Wageningen University Wageningen, NL
March 11th, 2010 BioSecurity: How synthetic biology is changing the way we look at biology and biological threats Synthetic Biology Project Woodrow Wilson Center, USA
March 4th & 5th, 2010 Advances in Synthetic Biology Select Biosciences London, UK
March 3rd, 2010 Lezing Prof. Dr. A. van Oijen 'Single-molecule Biophysics: Onder de motorkap van de biologie' Studievereniging De Chemische Binding 5114.0004, Nijenborgh 4, Groningen, NL
February 9th, 2010 NWG Lecture by Prof. Lubbert Dijkhuizen: "Van mensaap tot computeraap. De maakbare mens." Natuurwetenschappelijk Genootschap Assen Assen, NL
Until December 31st, 2009 NEMO Tentoonstelling "Zoeken naar Leven" Science Center NEMO, Amsterdam, NL Science Center NEMO, Amsterdam, NL
December 2nd, 2009 KNCV Congres Het Element KNCV Beatrixgebouw Utrecht, NL
November 23rd, 2009, 4 p.m. Project presentation iGEM Team Groningen 2009 "Heavy metal scavengers with a vertical gas drive" iGEM Team Groningen 2009 11.0080, Nijenborgh 4, Groningen, NL
November 10th, 2009 NWG Lecture by Prof. Bert Poolman: "Synthetische biologie: uitdagingen en (on)mogelijkheden" Natuurwetenschappelijk Genootschap Assen Assen, NL
October 24th, 2009 Symposium "Voor schepper spelen op de vierkante nanometer? Betekenis, impact en dilemma's van nanotechnologie." Thijmgenootschap, Radboudstichting, Adelbert Vereniging Auditorium Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, NL
October 20th, 2009 Life Sciences Momentum 2009 Netherlands Genomics Initiative World Forum, The Hague, NL
October 1st and 2nd, 2009 Systems Genetics: from man to microbe, from genotype to phenotype University of Groningen & University  Medical Center Groningen University of Groningen, Academic Building, Groningen, NL
September 29th, 2009 Nanotechnology, Synthetic Biology, and Biofuels: What does the public think? Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Woodrow Wilson Center, USA
June 1st - 18th, 2009 4th International Course on Yeast Systems Biology University of Göteburg, Sweden Göteborg, Sweden
May 11th - 15th, 2009 ACHEMA 2009: 29th International Exhibition Congress on Chemical Engineering, Environmental Protection and Biotechnology DECHEMA Frankfurt, Germany
April 28th & 29th, 2009 Opening symposium Centre for Systems Chemistry Further info: s.otto Bernoulliborg, Groningen, NL
April 28th & 29th, 2009 Advances in Synthetic Biology Select Biosciences Ltd. Center Point Tower, London, England
April 20th - 24th, 2009 B-Basic Masterclass: Directed Evolution and Protein Engineering for Biocatalysis University of Groningen Bernoulliborg, Groningen, NL
April 16th & 17th, 2009 BioFine Europe 2009: Applied Industrial Synthetic Biology in Europe The Alberts-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg Konzerthaus Freiburg, Germany
April 16th, 2009 NBV werkgroependag Dutch Biotechnology Society De Reehorst, Ede, NL
April 8th, 2009 Symposium "That's life!? Manipulating the limits" SvBMT Protagoras, TU/e, Eindhoven De Kennispoort, Eindhoven, NL
April 6th & 7th, 2009 NISB Workshop "Epigenetic Gene Control and Engineered Cell Systems: Approaching Systems Biology"

University of Amsterdam

Science park, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, Amsterdam, NL
March 29th - April 3rd, 2009 ESF-UB Conference - European Conference on Synthetic Biology (ECSB) II: Design, Programming and Optimisation of Biological Systems European Science Foundation Hotel Eden Roc, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain
March 23rd - 25th, 2009 BioSysBio Conference: Synthetic Biology, Systems Biology and Bioinformatics BioSysBio University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
March 7th - 13th, 2009 FEBS-SysBio2009: The 3rd FEBS Advanced Lecture Course on Systems Biology: From Molecular Biology to Biological Function FEBS Alpbach, Austria
February 17th, 2009 KNG Lecture Prof. Dr. B. Poolman, "Synthetische biologie: kansen creëren" Koninklijk Natuurkundig Genootschap IMAGES artcinema, Poelestraat 30, Groningen, NL
February 12th, 2009 Biochemistry Lecture, Dr. M. Heinemann, "Bistability in E. coli’s central metabolism" RUG, Biochemistry

5116.0116 (Nijenborgh 4)

February 8th, 2009 Paradisolezing: Prof. Dr. R. van Driel, "Systeembiologie. Wordt biologisch onderzoek volwassen?" Verstegen & Stigter Culturele Projecten Paradiso, Weteringschans 6, Amsterdam, NL
January 20th, 2009 KNG Lecture Prof. Dr. E. Meijer, "Supramolekulaire chemie" Koninklijk Natuurkundig Genootschap IMAGES artcinema, Poelestraat 30, Groningen, NL
November 26th, 2008 NBV Symposium on Synthetic Biology: "How to build an organism?" Dutch Biotechnology Society Regardz De Eenhoorn, Amersfoort, NL
November 20th - 23rd, 2009 International Conference Membrane Transport and Communication Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany Biocenter, Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
November 7th & 8th, 2008 9th EMBL/EMBO Joint Conference 2008: Systems and Synthetic Biology: Scientific and Social Implications EMBL EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
November 6th - 8th, 2008 International Workshop Synthetic Biology University of Groningen, Centre for Synthetic Biology Bernoulliborg, Groningen, NL
October 18th, 2008 DNA festival "Het Genoom van Nederland" Oktober Kennismaand, Center for Society and Genomics & Science LinX Bernoulliborg, Groningen, NL
October 10th - 12th, 2008 Synthetic Biology 4.0 conference Hong Kong University of Technology Hong Kong, China
May 23rd, 2008 Kick-off Symposium of the Centre for Synthetic Biology University of Groningen, Centre for Synthetic Biology Bernoulliborg, Groningen, NL
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