Synthetic Biology Hub
Welcome to the Synthetic Biology Hub at Imperial College London. The Hub incorporates five different branches, focusing on varied applications of synthetic biology research and innovation.Find out more about us
Synthetic Biology is the engineering of biology. It is an exciting new area of research combining science and engineering to design and build new biological functions and systems, and to understand existing biological life through its rational redesign. Find out more about us.
The Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation is developing the foundational tools for synthetic biology and using these to generate innovative biological applications for cutting-edge research, healthcare and industry.
SynbiCITE is an internationally recognised lead centre in industrialising synthetic biology research giving the UK a globally renowned national resource of interacting partners from across the UK’s leading academic institutions, industry and business.
The DNA Synthesis and Construction Foundry aims to develop and build interchangable pieces of DNA using an automated robotic system to assist in scaling up synthetic biology.
The Flowers consortium is a collaboration between 5 UK universities (Imperial College, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Kings and Newcastle), who are international leaders in synthetic biology with well established research programmes in synthetic biology.