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 […]