This conference will focus on bottom-up synthetic biology,* assessing the state-of-the-art, and identifying current grand challenges and opportunities in synthetic cell design and technology.
The conference features world leaders in synthetic cell technology from premier US and German universities and national laboratories. Day 1 of the conference will be dedicated to an educational agenda for aspiring researchers in the form of in-depth and interactive tutorials. Topic areas for the main program will include: Strategies to Create Synthetic Cells & Organelles; Spatial & Temporal Organization of Synthetic Cytoplasmic Structures; Signaling & Circuits; Molecular Machines, Mechanics & Motility; Implications of Synthetic Cell Technology.
Opportunities for participation through contributed talks and posters are available.
Featured Invited Speakers
University of Minnesota
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
University of Washington
University of California, San Diego
Technical University of Munich
University of Texas
Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology
Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University
J. Craig Venter Institute
University of New Mexico
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry
Max Planck Institute for Medical Research
Invited Tutorial Speakers
Laura De LaPorte
DWI - Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials, Aachen
University of Saarbrucken
Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials
Los Alamos National Laboratory
The conference will be held at the beautiful Drury Plaza Hotel in historic Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Reservations can be made online by going to www.druryhotels.com, or by calling 1-800-325-0720.