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De-extinction Podcast Wins AAP Media Prize
8, Jul 2024

De-extinction Podcast Wins AAP Media Prize

Dr Christopher Lean, Reseach Fellow in Department of Philosophy and ARC Centre of Excellence in Synthetic Biology at Macquarie University; and Dr Kate Lynch, Lecturer in Philosophy of Science from...

Solving Biomanufacturing Bottlenecks
4, Jul 2024

Solving Biomanufacturing Bottlenecks

A team of Centre researchers is working with industry partner Delica Therapeutics to resolve bottlenecks in natural product biomanufacturing. Dr James Behrendorff (QUT), Professor Elizabeth Gillam (UQ), Professor David Ascher...

Video Competition winners announced
1, Jul 2024

Video Competition winners announced

Last month, the Centre held its first video competition to celebrate launch of its Instagram account @arccoesb. The challenge was to create an original, 1-minute Reel-style video on synthetic biology...

Synthetic biology and climate change mitigation
20, Jun 2024

Synthetic biology and climate change mitigation

Calling All Investors: Positioning Synthetic Biology in the Service of Climate Change Policy interventions are essential to translate synthetic biology research into practical solutions for climate change mitigation by Michael...

Another accolade for Amy Cain
11, Jun 2024

Another accolade for Amy Cain

Associate Professor Amy Cain from the Macquarie University node has been awarded the 2023 David Syme Research Prize for her groundbreaking research in biology. Associate Professor Cain's work, Molecular analysis of...

Fab Gab Podcast Explores Feminist Bioethics in Synthetic Biology
11, Jun 2024

Fab Gab Podcast Explores Feminist Bioethics in Synthetic Biology

In an insightful episode of the Fab Gab podcast, Chief Investigator, Distinguished Professor Wendy Rogers of Macquarie University, discusses her groundbreaking work on the ethical dimensions of synthetic biology. The...

Breakthrough genetic technology transforms biomanufacturing
6, Jun 2024

Breakthrough genetic technology transforms biomanufacturing

A new technology that improves the biomanufacturing of biologics has been developed by researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Synthetic Biology. LowTempGAL, outlined in a new paper, is...

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...

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