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Synthetic Biology Australasia (SBA) is a non-profit society that aims to support the growing synthetic biology research field in Australia, New Zealand, and the broader Australasian region. SBA operates as a community hub to develop collaborations within academia and between academia and industry; and to engage in public outreach, education, and training in synthetic biology. Membership is open to all interested stakeholders and can be purchased here.
We are grateful to our Founding Sponsors for recognising the significance of Synthetic Biology in Australia and New Zealand and providing financial support to establish SBA. To become a 2019 conference sponsor click here.
The SBA 2019 Conference will be held on Monday 14th– Wednesday 16th October 2019 in Brisbane, Australia.
Synbio profile interview – Craig Cormick
Dr Craig Cormick is, amongst many things, a science communicator. He has a broad background in both the theory andRead more.
UQ and CSIRO announce a new synbio initiative to boost bio-economy
The University of Queensland and CSIRO are building a new world-class $4.5 million initiative to boost Australia’s synthetic biology capabilities.Read more.
A 10-year synbio roadmap for Australia
The Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) released a report about the present and future of synbio in Australia. TheRead more.
Synbio profile interview – Colin Scott
Colin Scott is a Principal Research Scientist working at CSIRO, Canberra. He also runs the CSIRO Biocatalysis and Synthetic BiologyRead more.
iGEM 2018: Say G’day to the 2018 UNSW Sydney team!
The 2018 UNSW Sydney iGEM team is proposing to synthesise a molecular scaffold for joining together disparate proteins inRead more.
Synthetic Biology in Australia: An outlook to 2030
The ACOLA’s Horizon Scanning report on Synthetic Biology launch will take place on Wednesday, 4 September at 10:30am, at Customs House, TheRead more.