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A laughter-filled journey into the world of synthetic biology
22, Apr 2024

A laughter-filled journey into the world of synthetic biology

Three of our bright minds from the University of Newcastle node have taken to the stage in a unique fusion of science and comedy. Saroj Dulal, Nicola Elliott, and Louis...

Synthetic biology rocks Woodford Festival
1, Feb 2024

Synthetic biology rocks Woodford Festival

Synthetic biology researchers and associates joined a line-up of more than 2000 artists, musicians and presenters at the 2023/4 Woodford Folk Festival in Queensland. Two panel discussions on synthetic biology...

Superstar of STEM
25, Jan 2024

Superstar of STEM

Dr Taylor Szyszka has discovered profound benefits in being a star science communicator – number one being that her parents finally understand what she does. 'I'm quite pleased with that...

Creative in Residence Program 2024
23, Jan 2024

Creative in Residence Program 2024

Are you a writer, designer or creative interested in getting involved with our Centre to spread the love of synthetic biology? The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Synthetic...

Mini machines: the power of microbial genes
13, Oct 2023

Mini machines: the power of microbial genes

Associate Professor Amy Cain of the Centre’s Macquarie University node has presented at the prestigious NSW Chief Scientist’s Research Breakfast Seminar. Her talk, 'Mini-machines: how microbial genes can improve the...

Navigating the frontier of synthetic biology
26, Sep 2023

Navigating the frontier of synthetic biology

Synthetic biology may be a relatively new term in the popular lexicon but over the past few decades it has produced a plethora of research. This explosion of knowledge has...

Industrial potential for Kombucha waste product
6, Jun 2023

Industrial potential for Kombucha waste product

Next time you sip a kombucha, think not just of the health benefits of this fermented drink but the possibilities for one of its waste products. Joachim Larsen, of the...

A new science comedian in our midst
17, May 2023

A new science comedian in our midst

Did you hear about the one about the synthetic biologist who took to the comedy stage? She had a cell-out show (cue groans from the audience). Seriously, Dr Paige Erpf...