Hosted by C1net (BBSRC-NIBB), this FREE, two-day conference will bring together academic and industrial partners to identify and address key challenges in the study of those organisms able to grow on C1 compounds and commercially exploit them as platforms for chemical manufacture. The programme will include talks from selected submitted abstracts, as well as from key academics and industry representatives. Confirmed expert speakers so far include Sean Simpson (LanzaTech), Peter Duerre (University of Ulm), Michelle Gradley (BioSyntha) and Auxiliadora Prieto (National Spanish Research Council). There will also be plenty of opportunity for networking.
What: Free participation and full board for two nights and two days.
When: 19:00, Wednesday 14 January – 17:00, Friday 16 January 2015
Where: The Hilton Hotel Nottingham, NG1 3PZ
Open to C1net members ONLY. So Join today!
Participation and full board are provided free of charge (thanks to BBSRC funding), but, with limitations on funding, attendance will be on successful application only and priority will be given to presenters.
A limited number of travel bursaries, up to £50 are available for young researchers (in first 5 years of research) on application.
Application deadline 31 October 2014 - REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED
The new Nottingham Synthetic Biology Research Centre (a BBSRC/EPSRC Synthetic Biology Research Centre), Centre Director: Prof Nigel Minton, will be holding a launch event during the afternoon of Wed 14th January (starting 2pm) at the University of Nottingham. This is immediately before the conference starts. All acknowleged attendees of the C1net conference are invited.