ARC Centre of Excellence in Synthetic Biology

Month: June 2022

Prestigious win for two Centre researchers
17, Jun 2022

Prestigious win for two Centre researchers

Two Centre members have won the prestigious Frank Fenner award from the Australian Society of Microbiology (ASM). Amy Cain, of Macquarie University, and Karl Hassan, of University of Newcastle, have...

Are the ethics of synthetic biology fit for purpose?
6, Jun 2022

Are the ethics of synthetic biology fit for purpose?

Synthetic biology promises far reaching solutions to human concerns, from averting climate catastrophes to medical breakthroughs.  But are ethics keeping pace with emerging technology?  The case study of engineered Artemisinin,...

Autonomous machines inspired by nature
1, Jun 2022

Autonomous machines inspired by nature

CoESB researchers are a step closer to building molecular machines capable of responding to changes in their environment to perform complex function. A recent paper in ACS Nano describes how...