2019 Synthetic Biology: Engineering, Evolution & Design (SEED)

June 23-27, 2019
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SEED 2019 will focus on advances in science, technology, applications, and related investments in the field of synthetic biology.

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  • Best practices
  • Cell-free synthetic biology
  • CRISPR systems
  • Design and automation
  • Evolution
  • Emerging applications
  • Emerging technologies and frontiers
  • Genome engineering
  • Mammalian synthetic biology
  • Medicine
  • Metabolic engineering
  • Molecular programming and recording
  • Microbiomes and microbial communities
  • Multicellular systems
  • Plant synthetic biology
  • Reverse and forward engineering
  • Sensing and signaling
  • Synthetic biology within materials science
  • Synthetic biology entrepreneurship and industry

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Keynote Speakers:

Conference Chairs:

Organizing Committee:

  • Jeff Barrick, University of Texas at Austin
  • James Chappell, Rice University
  • Tara Deans, University of Utah
  • Mary Dunlop, Boston University
  • Steve Evans, Dow AgroSciences
  • Karmella Haynes, Arizona State University
  • Nathan Hillson, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Neha Kamat, Northwestern University
  • Emily Leproust, Twist Bioscience
  • June Medford, Colorado State University
  • Reshma Shetty, Ginkgo Bioworks
  • Stanley Qi, Stanford University
  • Harris Wang, Columbia University

Steering Committee:

  • Michael Jewett, Northwestern University
  • Richard Murray, California Institute of Technology
  • Chris Voigt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology