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Read more at: EngBio Postdoc Fund Winners Announced
EngBio Postdoc Fund 2022 - five hexes on a light aqua background with the text: "Piloting application-driven research projects; Cross-sector relationship building; Training; Development of resources and tools; Public engagement"

EngBio Postdoc Fund Winners Announced

9 August 2022

The winners have now been announced for this year's EngBio Postdoc Fund. Learn more about the four interdisciplinary projects that will be taking place over the next few months and the postdocs spearheading them.


Read more at: Cafe Synthetique Returns!
Cafe Synthetique | 1st Monday of the Month 6-8pm | Panton Arms | informal talks, discussion & networking, pub snacks & drinks | bit.ly/cafe-synthetique

Cafe Synthetique Returns!

8 August 2022

Back by popular demand, Cafe Synthetique will return from September 2022! Join us on the first Monday of each month for informal talks, discussion, drinks and snacks and to catch up with engineering biology news and projects from across the Cambridge community.


Read more at: Building Low-Cost Custom Hardware? Biomaker Stage 2 Kits Now Available
Biomaker Stage 2: Expansion Pack

Building Low-Cost Custom Hardware? Biomaker Stage 2 Kits Now Available

19 July 2022

Tried out the No-Code Programming for Biology beginner's kit and wondering what's next? Interested in building your own custom, low-cost hardware for biology research? Our Biomaker Stage 2 kits are now available - including a TotemMaker Chassis kit to build your protypes on, and an extention pack of useful sensors for environmental monitoring.


Read more at: Welcome to our New Events and Communications Assistant!
Welcome to Vicky Reid!

Welcome to our New Events and Communications Assistant!

18 July 2022

The EngBio IRC welcomes Vicky Reid, the new Events and Communications Assistant for the Cambridge Engineering Biololgy network. A warm welcome to our newest team member Vicky Reid, who is joining us as the IRC's Events and Communications Assistant. Working with Coordinator Stephanie Norwood, Vicky will be working hard to...


Read more at: EngBio Postdoc Fund 2022 - Call Now Open!
EngBio Postdoc Fund 2022 - Call Now Open!

EngBio Postdoc Fund 2022 - Call Now Open!

15 July 2022

The new EngBio Postdoc Fund supports postdocs within the University of Cambridge Synthetic and Engineering Biology community to develop their own interdisciplinary, cross-departmental and cross-school projects. Four awards of £1000 each will be available for projects led by University of Cambridge Early Career Researchers.


Read more at: New No-Code Programming for Biology Workshop Dates Announced
No-Code Programming for Biology | Online Workshop June 27th & July 1st | No coding or electronics skills required! | Free Kit! | Register now: bit.ly/no-code-2022

New No-Code Programming for Biology Workshop Dates Announced

30 May 2022

The Engineering Biology IRC is pleased to announce the dates for the 2022 No-Code Programming for Biology Training Workshop. The workshop will take place over two sessions from 5:30-7:00pm on 27th June and 1st July, and will include hands-on sessions, as well as the opportunity to meet other budding biomakers.


Read more at: SynBio or EngBio? The Future of Synthetic and Engineering Biology at Cambridge

SynBio or EngBio? The Future of Synthetic and Engineering Biology at Cambridge

29 April 2022

The Synthetic Biology Interdisciplinary Research Centre (SynBio IRC) has recently undertaken a name change to the Engineering Biology Interdisciplinary Research Centre (EngBio IRC). This decicion has been made to better reflect the board range of research, ideas and activities undertaken by the IRC and its members, and to...


Read more at: Gathering for Open Science Hardware Collaborative Development Program: Apply Now!
Gathering for Open Science Hardware (GOSH)

Gathering for Open Science Hardware Collaborative Development Program: Apply Now!

18 February 2022

Grants of up to $12.2k for groups working on existing or new open science hardware projects, with the aim of building collaboration with industry experts, groups, and organisations.


Read more at: The Cambridge University Synthetic Biology Society 2021 Michaelmas Keynote Announced
 The Cambridge University Synthetic Biology Society 2021 Michaelmas Keynote with Matthew R. Bennett

The Cambridge University Synthetic Biology Society 2021 Michaelmas Keynote Announced

9 December 2021

The Cambridge University Synthetic Biology Society Michaelmas Keynote this year will be delivered, over Zoom, by Professor Matthew Bennett (Departments of Biosciences & Bioengineering, Rice University) at 6 PM GMT on Monday 13th December.


Read more at: Applications Now Open for Biomaker Challenge 2021

Applications Now Open for Biomaker Challenge 2021

2 November 2021

The Biomaker Challenge is an opportunity to work with an interdisciplinary team to identify and solve lab or field challenges, learn to use code-free programming for hardware and user interface development, develop biological applications, scientific instruments and real-world tools, or develop new ideas. The 2021 Winter Challenge will support projects exploring plants, soil and the environment.