News from UPF
The B·Debate "Synthetic biology. Engineering life for the medicine of the future", will take place on June 13th and 14th at CosmoCaixa. It is a a joint initiative of Biocat and Obra Social “la Caixa”, and it is co-organized with the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and the UPF. The scientific leaders are the researchers Marc Güell (UPF), Luis Serrano and Maric Lluch (CRG). Registration closes on June 9. Register here!
Synthetic biology drives to a new era in a wide variety of research fields, including sustainable energy, food production, biomaterials, better understanding of human biology and development of novel therapies. The conference will be focused on medical applications of gene editing technologies. A forum will be created to foster discussion between top scientists, to engage industry and society and to promote scientific advancement and its sustainable translation into economic and health benefits.