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R4B microorganisms: Bacillus subtilis

Do you want to learn more about the two main characters of our investigation? Bacillus subtilis and Escherichia coli, two different microbes with different features that we summarized in our new poster infographics. Discover more about these fascinating microorganisms at a glance! This month is time for Bacillus!

By |2018-10-16T11:52:19+00:00October 16th, 2018|R4B Biotechnology, R4B news, R4B Stories|0 Comments

September top10 BactToTheFuture stories

Scientific conferences, IGEM projects and awesome microbes! BactToTheFuture brought us lots of interesting #synbio stories this month and we chose the best ones for you. 1 You don’t see them but they are incredibly powerful. Learn all about the #microbes that surround you watching this #TEDtalk by @AnneAMadden Antiseptic mouthwash for a healthy smile, sterilizing [...]

By |2018-10-01T10:00:26+00:00October 1st, 2018|BactToTheFuture|0 Comments

September, back to school with Rafts4Biotech

We are not schoolkids anymore but  lifelong learning is still our mindset at Rafts4Biotech. Thus, after a short summer break, we prepared a month full of training and dissemination activities to start off strong with our “school-year” and to foster knowledge exchange! We started with our fourth General Assembly at the headquarters of CSIC in the [...]

By |2018-09-27T15:35:59+00:00September 27th, 2018|R4B news|0 Comments

#FutureOfSynbio – Aimee Wessel

The history of insulin production is a great example of how bacteria can really revolutionize our manufacturing strategies. These microbes work as miniature factories that we can engineer thanks to synthetic biology to produce a wide range of valuable products. Our partner Aimee Wessel from the Institut Pasteurs tell us all about it in the [...]

By |2018-09-10T16:43:39+00:00September 10th, 2018|TheFutureOfSynbio|0 Comments

August top10 BactToTheFuture stories

Back from your summer break? Don’t be sad, we want to make your return to work as bearable as possible so we have gathered August’s best BactToTheFuture stories for you! 1 These companies will revolutionise the way we eat thanks to #SyntheticBiology Hoppy beer without the hops, sugar-free sweets, or fungi-derived pet food are just [...]

By |2018-09-03T11:17:55+00:00September 3rd, 2018|BactToTheFuture|0 Comments

#MeetTheTeam – Daniel López

In this month’s #MeetTheTeam video we introduce you to our project coordinator Daniel López and his lab at CNB-CSIC. From destroying bacterial lipid rafts to fight pathogens and infection to constructing synthetic rafts to improve biotechnological processes, Daniel and his team know all about these cellular microdomains! Watch this video and find out more! [...]

By |2018-08-06T14:26:46+00:00August 6th, 2018|MeetThePartners, R4B news|0 Comments

July top10 BactToTheFuture stories

BactToTheFuture does not go on vacation and keeps sharing amazing synbio stories with us! Here is July’s top 10! 1. From meatless meat to animal free leather. Amazing products obtained thanks to #CellularAgriculture in #NewHarvest2018! Cells are the fields and factories of the future that will revolutionise the way we obtain daily products like meat, [...]

By |2018-08-01T10:51:59+00:00August 1st, 2018|BactToTheFuture|0 Comments

10 tips for communicating synbio

Spider silk made by goats, meatless meat brewed by yeast or animal-free leather produced by bacteria. For many, these inventions may sound like science-fiction, but they are real products available thanks to synthetic biology (synbio). A scientific field that remains unknown for most of the population, and we know what happens when scientific innovation moves [...]

By |2018-07-17T11:25:09+00:00July 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rafts4Biotech first monitoring meeting

It’s amazing how time flies! At Rafts4Biotech we just recently completed the first 18 months of our project and thus we gathered in Brussels for our first monitoring meeting with the EC officer Carmen de Vicente and the expert Mickaël Desvaux. All the work package leaders presented their achievements and it was a great [...]

By |2018-07-04T10:39:58+00:00July 4th, 2018|R4B news|0 Comments

June top10 BactToTheFuture stories

We dive into the summer with this selection of refreshing synbio stories from BactToTheFuture!  1.We love #microbes. We love #art. Best way to combine them? #AgartArt! Yes. We love microbes and art so much that we decided to start a new section in BactToTheFuture dedicated to the two of them. We start with this amazing [...]

By |2018-07-02T10:13:31+00:00July 2nd, 2018|BactToTheFuture|0 Comments

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This is the R4B blog. Here you will find all about the progress of our project and regular posts about the experience and expertise of our partners. If you are interested in learning about the power of Synthetic Biology, the amazing features of microorganisms and their biotechnological applications stay tuned and follow our updates!

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