A video on standardisation in Synthetic Biology Synthetic biology is the attempt to convert biotechnology into a full engineering discipline. Compared to other engineering areas, the process of standardization of biological material is a tough challenge. One of the most important characteristics of every engineering field is the need for proper standards. In this short film we show: why standards are … Leer más


Play now! Synthetic Biology is the re-design of existing, natural biological systems for useful purposes. SYNMOD is a game based on a real scientific project that uses synthetic biology to design new antibiotics. With this app you can:– create peptide modules by assembling amino acids– combine and test these peptide modules in a slot machine– … Leer más

EBRC and Synthetic Biology Education

The Engineering Biology Research Consortium (EBRC) is committed to improving education, training and workforce development in engineering biology. Check out the EBRC website for more information on educational programs and outreach activities, as well as other events and news. Also, check out the EBRC page on Synthetic Biology media resources to access a collection of … Leer más

Synthetic biology standards in the iGEM community and vice versa

November begins with the 2019 iGEM Jamboree in Boston, so let’s take a minute to consider the critical role that synthetic biology standards has played in the iGEM community and vice versa. The International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition began in 2003 and rapidly grew from a few schools to a massive international event. One … Leer más