World-Wide Workshops




Responsible Innovation: Industrial Biotechnology and Engineering Biology

An online event hosted by the Carbon Recycling Network, the Nottingham BBSRC/EPSRC Synthetic Biology Research Centre, and the ENGICOIN project, in collaboration with the Institute for Science and Society, University of Nottingham.

Online: 10:30-14:00 GMT, Monday 25 January 2021

This open, online event brings together the BBSRC Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy, the wider synthetic biology, industrial biotechnology and responsible innovation communities, and eminent speakers from across disciplines and sectors to explore current developments, challenges and opportunities for responsible innovation in industrial biotechnology and engineering biology. Anyone with an interest in biotechnology, synthetic biology and/or responsible innovation is welcome to attend!

Register for the event here - NOW CLOSED


Net Zero Live! 10-12 November 2020

Join us at the UK's first and only energy and sustainability event, empowering businesses to lead the net-zero revolution.

Net Zero Live unites businesses, policymakers, investors, NGO's, product and solutions providers around a common purpose: to spark new ideas and actions on the path to a sustainable future.

  • 25+ SPEAKERS
  • 1,700+ ATTENDEES

SBRC will host a virtual booth with The Carbon Recycling Network, with the hope to attract policy makers and industry to the network - more information coming soon!




Calendar dates of both internal and external seminar speakers:

Date Speaker and Affiliation Seminar Title
24 May 2021 Lucas J Pitcher
Business Development Manager, CODEX DNA
"CODEX DNA BioXP - Fast Automated Benchtop DNA Assembly"
A 'lunch & learn' opportunity to discuss your synthetic biology projects and Codex DNA's unique BioXP 3250 platform for overnight custom DNA & mRNA production.
10 May 2021 Andrew Cunningham
Managing Director, GeoPura, UK
Hydrogen Fuel and Zero Emissions Power Now: GeoPura
8 March 2021 Professor Dr Volker Müller
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Germany
Overcoming Energetic Barriers in Acetogenic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide
1 Feb 2021 Dr Bryan Leland and Dr Tyson Shepherd
Inscripta, USA
Accelerating Genome Engineering with the Inscripta Onyx™ Platform
28 Jan 2020 Lee R Lynd
Dartmouth College, USA
Biological Deconstruction and Conversion of Cellulosic Biomass: Looking Beyond the Conventional Paradigm
11 Dec 2019 Professor Mark Szczelkun
University of Bristol, UK
How bacteria build molecular scissors to cut foreign DNA: CRISPR and restriction-modification
25 July 2019 Prof Mike Peck
Quadram Institute Bioscience, Norwich
Clostridium botulinum and foodbourne botulism
17 April 2019 Dr Bazli Ramzi
University Kebangsaan, Malaysia
Modulating Microbial Chassis for Omics-Driven Bioproduct Development
20 March 2019 Prof Dek Woolfson
Bristol University
The design and assembly of de novo proteins: from test tubes to cells
6 March 2019 Dr Francesca Paradisi
The University of Nottingham
Sustainable Catalysis: Enzyme-Mediated Synthesis of High Value Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals in Flow Reactors


For a full list of previous seminars held by the SBRC, please visit SBRC Seminars.