#FutureOfSynBio – Uwe Völker

The new episode of our new video series #TheFutureOfSynbio features our partner Uwe Völker fom Greifswald University. He explains us how model organisms like Bacillus subtilis can help us answering the most basic questions of Biology! Thanks to Synbio and the OMICS technologies we can understand how cells function at the molecular level and [...]

By |2018-05-14T14:42:29+02:00May 17th, 2018|R4B news, TheFutureOfSynbio|0 Comments

The Big Data of life

For centuries we have attempted to answer some of the most fundamental questions of biology and tried to understand how life works at the most basic level. It wasn’t that long ago that we first discovered the molecular actors of life -nucleic acids, proteins, lipids and carbohydrates- and it wasn’t until 1958 that we understood [...]

By |2018-05-10T10:33:25+02:00May 10th, 2018|R4B Stories|0 Comments

Rafts4Biotech reaches 1000 followers!

We are very glad to celebrate our first 1000 followers precisely on this date, coinciding with Europe Day! We take the chance to thank all the followers out there for their interest in Synthetic Biology and European research and also the Horizon 2020 programme for making this project possible. We keep working on engineering synthetic [...]

By |2018-05-09T16:46:58+02:00May 9th, 2018|R4B news|0 Comments

April Top10 BactToTheFuture stories

BactToTheFuture stories keep blooming this spring! From a microbe-museum in Amsterdam to the latest synbio innovations and biotech news. Check out April’s Top10! 1. #Synbio has amazing #biotech applications but it also fosters basic research as it helps us understanding life! SynBio is widely perceived as an applied scientific field as it has a great [...]

By |2018-05-04T08:26:41+02:00May 4th, 2018|BactToTheFuture|0 Comments


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