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Closing Seminar of Synthetic Biology (FinSynBio) Academy Programme 26th April 2017

5 Apr 2017

Synthetic Biology (FinSynBio) Final Seminar 26.4.2017
Venue: Katajanokan Kasino, Laivastokatu 1, 00160 Helsinki

Recorded presentations

Synthetic Biology Roadmap

9.30-10.00 Registration and coffee

10.00-10.10 Welcome words
Jukka Reivinen, Programme Manager of the FinSynBio Academy Programme

10.10-11.45 Project presentations (á 10min)

Jussi Jäntti: Synthetic biology approaches for cell factory engineering

Tero Aittokallio: Network control principles and drug target combinations

Ekaterina Osmekhina: Coupling of dynamic response between cell populations

Suvi Santala: Multilevel tools for developing efficient cell factories

Minna Poranen: Cell factories for double-stranded RNA and membrane vesicle production

Tero Ijäs: A Philosophical and Social Account on Practices of Synthetic Biology – SynBioMode

Lloyd Ruddock: Engineering PTM pathways into bacteria

Matti Häyry: How to inform the public about science?

11.45-12.30 Keynote: Synthetic control of transcription: a decade’s perspective on synthetic promoter design

Professor Hal Alper, Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin


12.30-14.00 Lunch & poster session


14.00-14.45 Keynote: Synthetic biology and the brave new world

Professor Steen Rasmussen, University of Southern Denmark & Santa Fe Institute, USA


14.45-15.00 Coffee


15.00 -16.00 Project Presentations

Johanna Maukonen: Novel Biorefinery platform methodology for a driven production of chemicals from low-grade biomass

Pauli Kallio: Rerouting light-driven electron transfer in engineered microbes by synthetic biology

Joosu Kuivanen: Engineering yeast to utilize components of pectin-rich biomass

Pratyush Das: Selection and Reflection: Towards developing aptamers against human transcription factors

Marco Casteleijn: Bio-active protein synthesis in vitro with cell free platform in mind


16.00-16.30 Synthetic Biology Roadmap for Industrial Biotechnology
Research Professor Merja Penttilä, VTT


16.30-17.15 Networking with buffet

More information

Jukka Reivinen
Programme Manager
tel. +358 295 335 099

Erika Lempiäinen
Project Officer
tel. +358 295 335 101

firstname.lastname(at)aka.fi

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