Industry Showcase

Wednesday 6th April 2016 (Day 1)

Session 1

  • 09:30       John McCarthy, Warwick Integrative Synthetic Biology Centre; Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • 09:40       Lionel Clarke, UK Synthetic Biology Leadership Council; UK Synthetic Biology – from Roadmap to Strategic Plan
  • 10:10       Claes Gustaffson, DNA2.0; Using Synthetic Genes and Machine Learning to Build Better Biology
  • 10:35       Liz Jenkinson, Green Biologics; Clostridial strain development: new strains, new products, (new headache)

Tea, Coffee & Refreshments

Session 2

  • 11:25       Jeremy Shears, Shell Research Ltd.; The Energy Challenge and Synbio
  • 11:50       Harald Heider, Evolva; Specialist Brewing for the 21st Century
  • 12:15       Boyan Yordanov, Microsoft Research; Understanding and Programming Biological Computation
  • 12:40       Chady Jaber, ThermoFisher; Enabling Next Generation Biological Research

Lunch & Tours of WISB Research Technology Facility

Session 3

  • 14:00       Ian Fotheringham, Ingenza Ltd.; SynBio Tools to More Predictably Produce Target Proteins and Optimize Metabolic Pathways
  • 14:25       Brynne Stanton, Ginkgo Bioworks; The Ginkgo foundry: engineering biology to scale
  • 14:50       Jean-Loup Faulon, Abolis / INRA; RetroSynthesis for Metabolic Engineering and Synthetic Biology

Tea, Coffee & Refreshments – Poster Viewing

Session 4

  • 15:40       Jason Vincent, Syngenta; New Technologies for Agriculture
  • 16:05       Quentin Compton-Bishop, Warwick Ventures; Research Impact – Collaboration and Enterprise

 

  • 16:30       John McCarthy – Closing Remarks

 


Synthetic Biology Symposium

Thursday 7th April 2016 (Day 2)

Session 1 (sponsored by m2p-labs)

  •   09:00       John McCarthy – Welcome & Opening Remarks
  •   09:25       Vincent Martin, Concordia University
  •   10:05       Anke Becker, Phillips-Universität Marburg
  •   10:30       Declan Bates, University of Warwick
  •   10:55       Anne Osbourn, John Innes Centre

Tea, Coffee & Refreshments

Session 2

  •   11:45       Judith Armitage, University of Oxford
  •   12:25       Greg Challis, University of Warwick
  •   12:50       Victor de Lorenzo, Centro Nacional de Biotechnologia

Lunch, Tours of WISB Research Technology Facility and Poster Viewing

Session 3 (sponsored by Andor)

  •   14:15       Ron Weiss, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  •   14:55       Vardis Ntoukakis, University of Warwick
  •   15:20       Nick Lee, University of Warwick
  •   15:45       Mo Khalil, Boston University 

Tea, Coffee & Refreshments – Poster Viewing

Session 4

  •   16:45       Mart Loog, University of Tartu
  •   17:10       Orkun Soyer, University of Warwick
  •   17:35       Britt Wray, University of Copenhagen
  •   18:00       John McCarthy – Closing Remarks

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