A complete listing of open projects funded by the Synthetic Biology Strategic Research Initiative at the University of Cambridge, the OpenPlant Synthetic Biology Research Centre and the Biomaker Challenge.
Biomaker Challenge Projects
Nodes for accessible urban farming science: easy study of plant growth in limited spaces
Facile optical measurement of real time liquid microbial growth
OpenPlant Fund Projects
July 2018 (projects 62-71)
Time Series Analysis of Environmental Variables to enable GxE studies: A Machine Learning and Open Hardware Approach to Plant Research Experimentation
Establishment and Cultivation of a Cambridge-Norwich Entrepreneurial Scientist Community
December 2017 (projects 52-61)
July 2017 (projects 41-51)
December 2016 (projects 31-40)
Ambient temperature preservation of cell-free TX-TL reagents for use in synthetic biology
Developing teaching resources for rapid, open and combinatorial genetic circuit fabrication in cell-free systems.
January 2016 (projects 17-30)
Environmental sensor networks based on plant electrical signalling.
Synthetic Biology for Schools: A multidisciplinary approach
July 2015 (projects 1-16)
SynBio Fund Projects
November 2015 (projects 10-21)
SynBio Student Society
SynBioHub: Patent information system for synthetic biology
Synthesis of novel optimised lux reporters for eukaryotic systems
CamOptimus: Self-contained user-friendly multi-parameter optimisation platform for non-specialist experimental biologists
Reliable IP-free system for inter-chassis transfer of the high molecular weight DNA
A piezoelectric bio-platform to image and stimulate cellular interactions
Interactive web-based software tool for biological circuit design (Extension plan)
Development of a microfluidic device for high-throughput analysis of genetic circuits in plant protoplasts.
Low cost solution for high throughput bacterial electrotransformation
CELLUWIN: 3D printing for cellulose
Organotypic cultures as tools for functional screening of drugs to promote oligodendrocyte differentiation and CNS myelination.
March 2015 (projects 1-9)
Engineering of self cloning brewer’s yeast for novel terpene profiles in beer.
3D printed microscope
Interactive web based software for genetic circuit design
Novel bioluminescent reporters
Flexible, low cost, live cell imaging platform
Faster engineering of cyanobacteria
Finding new recombinases
The Green Mother Machine: A microfluidics device for cyanobacteria