As it becomes clear that a better understanding of the global synthetic biology landscape could lead to tremendous benefits, The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation, the University of Nicosia, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, and the European University Cyprus organize “The 1st SynBio Conference in Cyprus”. The event will take place at the University of Nicosia (Amphitheater CINE Studio) on March 29- 30, 2019.
What is SynBio
Synthetic biology is an interdisciplinary field that focuses on the design and creation of new biological components or the redesign and reprogramming of already existing biological systems; transforming them to optimized entities.
What is iGEM
The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to education, the development of an open community and collaboration at a global level. It is a multifaceted program with infinite possibilities and unique opportunities. iGEM creates a space where students can be involved in unique educational experiences, design new technologies, become a part of an international community, build successful startups, improve their community through outreach, and learn safe and secure lab practices.