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Molecular roll of the dice delivers winning combinations
13, May 2024

Molecular roll of the dice delivers winning combinations

Australian researchers have shed light on the shape-shifting capabilities of protein assemblies, with results that could revolutionise fields from biomanufacturing to vaccine development. Led by the University of Sydney’s Dr...

The Wealth in Waste: Australia’s Advantage in Advanced Biomanufacturing and Synthetic Biology
2, May 2024

The Wealth in Waste: Australia’s Advantage in Advanced Biomanufacturing and Synthetic Biology

The Prime Minister’s call for a stronger Australian advanced manufacturing sector has been applauded by scientists and start-ups driving innovation through synthetic biology. But with strong global competition for our best...

Synthetic Biology Industry Networking Lunch
2, May 2024

Synthetic Biology Industry Networking Lunch

Over 40 representatives from the synthetic biology community in Sydney including founders, industry leaders and professionals attended the CoESB Industry Networking Lunch at Macquarie University on Friday, 19 April 2024. ...

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...

ARC Centre of Excellence Pride Network launched
15, Apr 2024

ARC Centre of Excellence Pride Network launched

A community for LGBTIQA+ folks working with ARC Centres of Excellence We are delighted to announce the beginning of an ARC Centre of Excellence Pride Network. The network aims to...

The art of designing tiny structures
10, Apr 2024

The art of designing tiny structures

Illustrating the design difficulties of DNA origami It's always an honour for a scientist to achieve a cover story in an academic journal. It’s even better when the author has...

Valuing the benefits of nature
8, Apr 2024

Valuing the benefits of nature

A new set of guidelines aims to set a national standard for fair use of genetic resources. About a year ago, a researcher was trying to send Australian native sorghum...

Adding value to industry
8, Apr 2024

Adding value to industry

 Much is being said about the opportunities in precision fermentation, and its potential to benefit the food and chemical industries. But how do we make these technologies more streamlined,...

Career Splicing Workshops for Centre Members
8, Apr 2024

Career Splicing Workshops for Centre Members

In partnership with Cruxes Innovation, we're offering another round of the Career Splicing Workshop Series for our Centre Early and Mid-career Researchers (EMCRs) from May through June, delivered online. As...

Highs and lows of creating world-first chromosomes
3, Apr 2024

Highs and lows of creating world-first chromosomes

A decade-long quest to create chromosomes for the world’s first entirely synthetic yeast is nearly complete for Macquarie University researchers. 'Would we have started this if we knew it was...

Science Meets Parliament 2024
28, Mar 2024

Science Meets Parliament 2024

Six representatives from the Centre headed to Parliament House in Canberra to attend Science Meets Parliament on 20-21 March 2024. The event was attended by more than 360 delegates, making...

Biosensor for rare earth elements
26, Mar 2024

Biosensor for rare earth elements

A biosensor that can detect rare earth elements used in electronics, medicine, energy storage and clean energy generation is being developed by a team within the Centre’s two Queensland nodes....

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