NEWS ARCHIVE

  • Nov 2021: Viv's KTK system for modular cloning in acetobacter has been published in ACS Synthetic Biology.

  • Oct 2021: Xinyu and Anastasiya have been selected for talks at the 5th Annual GP-Write Meeting.

  • Sept 2021: We are welcoming two new postdocs to the group: Stacey from Oxford and Klaudia from DSM

  • Aug 2021: Joaquin's paper on 3D materials from bacterial cellulose spheroids is published in Nature Communications

  • July 2021: Ming and Olivia's paper on Ten Future Advances for Synbio is published in IET Engineering Biology

  • June 2021: Anastasiya is presenting her project at the 2021 Salk Cell Cycle Meeting on the 23rd

  • May 2021: Marcus successfully defended his PhD on Engineering Cellulose Producing Bacteria

  • April 2021: Tom will be giving the weekly seminar at IATA-CSIC, Valencia on the 23rd

  • March 2021: Tom is at Working with Life: Practices, Processes & Approaches to Biological Design at the Royal College of Art

  • Feb 2021: Annalise's review of mammalian synbio cloning kits is out now in Trends in Biotechnology

  • Jan 2021: Our big paper on Engineered Living Materials grown from Kombucha co-cultures is out in Nature Materials

  • Dec 2020: Fabio and Anastasiya both publish reviews in a special issue of Current Opinion in Systems Biology

  • Nov 2020: After 6 amazing years Will Shaw is leaving our lab to head to the Khalil lab at BU. Thanks Will!

  • Oct 2020: Fankang and Tom have written about the last decade of synthetic biology for Nature Communications

  • Sept 2020: Tom is presenting at Wellcome Trust's CRISPR and Beyond conference on the 24th 

  • Aug 2020: Glen Gowers successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congrats Glen!

  • July 2020: Tom will be giving a Bioengineering Dept COVID-19 talk on engineered yeast in the pandemic

  • June 2020: Joaquin's bioRxiv preprint on bacterial cellulose spheroids is now online

  • May 2020: Tom will be presenting research online on the 18th for the SynBio Oxford Society

  • Apr 2020: Our lab is closed for everything except our emergency work assisting a VLP vaccine project

  • Mar 2020: Tom will be presenting at VIBes 2020 in Leuven, Belgium

  • Feb 2020: Glen's paper on using Rapid LCMS on synthetic yeast genome libraries is now published

  • Jan 2020: The lab is celebrating our 10 year anniversary this month

  • Dec 2019: Will is presenting his research in Edinburgh at the UK Pharmacology 2019 meeting  

  • Nov 2019: Glen's paper on LA-REIMS mass spec screening of colonies is published in ACS SynBio

  • Oct 2019: Viv, Tom and Joaquin are all talking at the 4th International Symposium on Bacterial Nanocellulose in Porto

  • Sept 2019: Tom will be lecturing in Germany at the EMBO Practical Course - Synthetic Biology in Action 

  • Aug 2019: Rodrigo is leaving us to set up his own research lab in our department at Imperial College

  • July 2019: Tom is speaking on yeast synthetic genomes at the 2019 FEMS Congress

  • June 2019: Tom's essay on Synthetic Genomics is now published in The Biochemist

  • May 2018: Tom and Viv are both presenting at the DSTL synthetic biology for materials showcase at F1 Williams, Oxford

  • April 2019: Will's paper on engineering yeast to enable GPCR signalling pathway tuning is now published in Cell

  • March 2019: Alice's review paper on Host-Aware Synthetic Biology is now published in Current Opinions

  • Feb 2019: Tom will be presenting on engineering biosynthesis and materials at Bioprosp_19 in Tromso, Norway.

  • Jan 2019: Charlie's exciting review paper on Bioengineered Living Materials is published in ACS Synthetic Biology

  • Dec 2018: Ben's education paper on our 2016 Synthetic Yeast Summer Course is published and now online.

  • Nov 2018: Tom will be giving talks at Chulalongkorn University and VISTEC Institutes in Thailand and at the 7th IYSGC meeting in Sydney, Australia

  • Oct 2018: We've now published our work on design of modular hairpin structures for tuning yeast translation tuning yeast translation

  • Sep 2018: Glen's work on automating yeast multigene assembly with the London DNA Foundry is published in SLAS Technology

  • July 2018: Tom is back in London in time to see Charlie successfully defend his PhD thesis - congrats Dr Gilbert!

  • May 2018: Olivier's paper on burden prediction using cell lysate measurements is published in Nature Communications

  • Apr 2018: Francesca and Alice's paper on Burden-driven feedback control of gene expression is published in Nature Methods.

  • Mar 2018: George's two papers on engineering yeast filamentous growth switching and inducible mother-specific expression are published in Communications Biology and PLoS One.

  • Aug 2015: Tom will be attending the YEASTCELL Summer School in Frankfurt this month.

  • Apr 2015: Francesca & Rhys' paper on measuring burden and optimising constructs design is online at Nature Methods

  • Mar 2015: Our work on engineered yeast was presented to BBSRC CEO Jackie Hunter & UK Chief Scientist Mark Wolpert and will be presented at BYG2015 on March 26

  • Feb 2015: Both Arturo and Elena passed their PhD vivas. Well done guys!

  • Dec 2011: Awarded a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant for Rapid Protease Detection using Synthetic Biology.

  • Nov 2011: Tom Ellis will be speaking on 2nd Nov at 17th IBC 2011 Conference in Beijing, China.

  • Oct 2011: Welcoming PhD candidate Ben Reeve to the group.

  • Sep 2011: Tom Ellis will be speaking on 2nd Sep at IEEE's EMBC 2011 Conference in Boston, USA.

  • Aug 2011: Check out the Imperial iGEM team 2011, working to make roots grow better where needed.

  • Jul 2011: Fabio Chizzolini has successfully defended his MSc Thesis at Padova University, getting magna cum laudae.

  • Jun 2011: Tom Ellis, Arturo Casini and Ben Blount will all be at SB5.0, Stanford Uni, June 15th to 17th

  • May 2011: Our review on DNA Assembly has been featured in Nature and Nature Methods

  • Apr 2011: We have created a GFP variant expressing stably in a Thermophile for promoter characterisation in high-temperature organisms It REALLY glows.

  • Mar 2011: Talks of our research are being used in an interactive artwork: Public Misunderstandings of Science currently at Lab Life at The Lighthouse, Brighton.

  • Feb 2011: E.Chromi project with James King and Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, nominated for UK Design Museum's 2010 Design Of The Year.

  • Jan 2011: Critical Review of DNA ASSEMBLY methods published online at Integrative Biology.