CANCELLED: Unfortunately, Prof. Thomas Heinemann is sick and has to canel his talk (“Life as a construct - the ethics of synthetic biology”) scheduled for this Wednesday 29 March 2017.
The next SeminBar is scheduled for Thursday 2 November 2017 with a talk by Prof. Brad Hyman and music by Roli Frei.
Gene drive: bad news for invasive rodents…
The MIT Technology Review recently published an article about what US conservation groups claim to have established for the first time: an evolution-warping technology in mammals called „gene drive“. > Read more
3 - 5 May 2017 in Grindelwald
NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering members exchanged ideas and reported on the progress of the research-projects. > More here.
The pocket-sized Events Program 2017 of the NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering is available online here. It lists all of the public events of 2017, as well as the platforms that are exclusively for members and scientists to share and exchange knowledge and ideas.
Scientists at the NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering have used the simplest approach yet to produce artificial beta cells from human kidney cells. > Read more
Matile’s group has found that a sulfur atom, if carefully inserted into a molecule, can not only become an extremely effective catalyst but can also operate with greater precision. This discovery has the potential to revolutionize the world of synthetic organic chemistry. > Read more
From August 27 to 29, 2017 NCCR MSE is organizing the first biennial International Conference on Molecular Systems Engineering (ICMSE) in Basel. The ICMSE focuses on the emerging field of molecular systems engineering and will feature speakers and participants from leading international research institutions. > Read more
Gene drive: bad news for invasive rodents… The MIT Technology Review recently published an article about what US conservation groups claim to have established for the first time: an evolution-warping technology in mammals called „gene drive“. > Read more
Take a look at the projects of NCCR fellows and students of the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) exploring new horizons at the interface between science and art.