Meet our researcher: Dr Janet Reid
Meet the molecular and cell biologist leading our revolutionary new lab.
Heat-resistant coral to fight bleaching
Our scientists have successfully bred coral in the lab that is more resistant to marine heatwaves.
To feed the world in 2050 we need to build the plants that evolution didn’t
Synthetic biology lets us explore places where evolution has never gone, to help meet humanity's food needs in a future shaped by climate change.
Why are scientists building a synthetic yeast genome?
Why do scientists want to build a synthetic yeast genome? And what might we use it for?
Rise of the nanomachines in the war on diabetes
How assembly line nanofactories could lower the cost of diabetes medication.
Designer mozzies: taking the bite out of dengue with synthetic biology
A novel solution to global challenge.
How synthetic jellyfish could be used to clean up toxic marine spills
An exciting new synthetic biology research project is looking at ways to deploy ‘pseudo jellyfish’ to clean up harmful spills in oceans and waterways.