CSIRO’s Postgraduate Top-Up Scholarship Program provides enhanced opportunities in science and engineering for outstanding graduates enrolling each year at Australian tertiary institutions as postgraduates for research leading to the award of a PhD. CSIRO PhD Top- Up scholarships are now being offered in over 50 CSIRO research areas, for funding commencing in 2020. Apply now! […]
Synthetic Biology Future Science Platform Director Claudia Vickers has been been named as one of the Australian Financial Review’s Boss Magazine’s True Leaders of 2019.
Find out how synthetic biology could be used to create a ‘living memorial’ on a future Mars colony.
Synthetic Biology FSP – positioning Australia to play a role in a rapidly growing area of modern science.
Due to popular demand, and to avoid clashes with school holidays and EOFY, we are extending the abstract submission deadline for SBA2019 to Monday 22nd July.
Australia’s resource industry is currently under pressure due to declining ore grades. Finding new ways to process lower-grade ores is a necessity to maintain productivity and value in the mining industry for Australia.
Breakthroughs in biotechnology, health diagnostics and therapeutics and industrial biocatalysts will be the focus of a new research collaboration announced today between the CSIRO Synthetic Biology Future Science Platform (SynBioFSP), and Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
Congratulations to our 2019 Syn Bio FSP PhDs. See the full list here.
CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has joined a network of the world’s leading Biofoundries that will support a paradigm shift in the way synthetic biology research is undertaken.
Bacteria are incredibly chemically diverse: there are bacteria that breathe metals, make their own fertiliser from the air, eat electricity, and that can convert gaseous carbon dioxide into useful chemicals without the need for photosynthesis. Unfortunately, many of the bacteria that have useful chemical properties are hard to grow, grow sluggishly, or are so fastidious […]