ARC Centre of Excellence in Synthetic Biology

SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY

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Shedding a light on microbial dark matter
22, Mar 2021

Shedding a light on microbial dark matter

  A new body of research, published in Nature Communications, suggests synthetic biology could help to better characterise complex microbial communities, unlocking their potential for industrial and medical biotechnology. Communities...

Q&A with Jacqueline Dalziell
14, Mar 2021

Q&A with Jacqueline Dalziell

Jacqueline Dalziell has joined Wendy Rogers at Macquarie University as one of our latest Centre recruits. Tell us about your academic background My undergraduate studies were in Sociology and Gender...

DNA technology rewriting our understanding of life
8, Mar 2021

DNA technology rewriting our understanding of life

We are witnessing an evolutionary transition of  "similar magnitude" to events of billions of years ago, says the Centre's Professor Michael Gillings in this fascinating interview with Faculti Advances in...

Using genes to improve conversion of greenhouse gases
1, Mar 2021

Using genes to improve conversion of greenhouse gases

Greenhouse gas waste from factories could be turned into environmentally-friendly chemicals and fuels under an international project seeking to better understand the gene function of bacteria. Dr Esteban Marcellin, theme...