Synthetic biology at WUR: Redesigning cells, organs and communities

Seminar

Synthetic biology at WUR: Redesigning cells, organs and communities

Organisator Impulse
Datum

ma 1 oktober 2018 12:00 tot 13:30

Locatie Impulse, gebouwnummer 115
Stippeneng 2
6708 WE Wageningen
0317 48 28 28

Programme : “Synthetic biology at WUR: Redesigning cells, organs and communities”

Introduction

12:00 – 12:10 Dirk Bosch & Vitor Martins dos Santos: What is synthetic biology?

Designing cell-factories

12:10 – 12:20 Ronald de Jongh: P3 - Predicting Portable Promoters
12:20 – 12:30 Jeroen Hugenholtz: Alcohol Platform - Clostridium consortia for biobased alcohols
12:30 – 12:40 Astrid Mars: Production of plant aromatics by microbial cell factories

Designing tissues, plants and microbial communities

12:40 – 12:50 Maarten Jongsma: Immune and satiety responses of a synthetic gut-on-a-chip
12:50 – 13:00 Anne van Diepeningen: Artificial Microbial Communities that promote plant health
13:00 – 13:10 Pieter de Visser: Modification of light conditions by LEDs to stimulate production of anti-malaria compounds in Artemisia

Safety by design

13:10 – 13:20 Esther Kok: New ways of thinking about safety
13:20 – 13:30 Enrique Asín García: Synthetic bugs on the loose: closing escape routes to engineered bacteria