Centre for Engineering Biology

The new Centre for Engineering Biology at the University of Edinburgh (formerly SynthSys) will build on existing strengths in Synthetic Biology, attracting new interdisciplinary collaborations and driving impact.  

Our community of more than 50 research groups and 200 researchers  take synthetic biology concepts and translate them into real world solutions.  Learn more about our thematic areas.

Listen to short conversations with some of our pioneering researchers: Synbio Podcast

Giovanni Stracquadanio and students have prepared a short video to describe how they use AI, Synthetic Biology and automation to design new therapies for Fabry disease

Our history and organisation

Learn more about our researchers

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Meetings, seminars and training

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Opportunities to study with us

Work with us

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