January 12th, 2015 | Category: Fungi, Metabolic engineering, Microbiology, Organisms, Saccharomyces | Leave a comment

BBSRC PhD iCASE available (start Sep 2015)

I have a BBSRC-funded iCASE PhD available with Biosyntha Technologies. Project Description: Global climate change and finite fuel reserves are driving interest in biologically derived fuel molecules. Such molecules include isoprenoid-derived biofuels, short chain alcohols, polyketide-derived fuels, alkanes and alkenes. As naturally produced however, these potential biofuel molecules may not match the standards, or have the […]

January 12th, 2015 | Category: iGEM, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

Exeter iGEM 2015 Recruitment

It’s that time of year again… This year the University of Exeter will again be entering a team into the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) Competition: Once again we will be assembling a multidisciplinary team of undergraduate researchers. Previous teams (here, here and here) have included Physicists, Engineers, Mathematicians, Computer Scientists, Psychologists and of course […]

November 19th, 2014 | Category: iGEM | Leave a comment

iGEM 2015

As one of our previous iGEM team members put it: “Ever wanted to . . .   RESSURECT THE DINOSAURS!? Grow a GLOW-IN-THE DARK TREE!? Are you: Looking for something to do in summer 2015. . . . . . With a chance to travel to Boston USA!? Exeter iGEM 2015 could be for you!” Yes, […]

April 28th, 2014 | Category: Blogs, iGEM, Seminars | Leave a comment

Research-led teaching opportunities for early career researchers

Thanks to Mary Williams (Features Editor, The Plant Cell – working to promote plant science literacy and skillful teaching) for attending our recent ‘Research-Led Teaching’ workshop and for this write-up, posted on the ASPB Blog and reproduced here with kind permission. Like this:Like Loading…

February 14th, 2014 | Category: Miscellany, Seminars | Leave a comment

BioDynamics Workshop: Emergent Dynamics of Complex Biological Networks @University of Exeter

Forthcoming event that may be of interest to some in Exeter, I will append the registration details when they are announced. BioDynamics Workshop: Emergent Dynamics of Complex Biological Networks, 23-24 June 2014, University of Exeter As part of the ongoing BioDynamics initiative the University is hosting a two day international workshop on the 23-24 June 2014. […]

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