Center for Synthetic Biology scientists publishes a groundbreaking study in SCIENCE detailing the until-now elusive mechanism that enables plants to produce fast, tight and targeted production of chemical defense compounds. SCIENCE commentary calls the study a watershed.
The Faculty of Law has appointed Timo Minssen Professor of Biotechnology Law and he gave his inaugural lecture on November 28, 2016
Bo Wegge Laursen was awarded the UCPH Innovation Prize
The 2016 Innovation Prize was awarded to two researchers whose spin-out projects have raised millions in venture capital, established collaboration with Danish industry heavyweights and involved students in the journey from basic research to the sale of optical sensors and colourants.
CosmoCrops gets NASAs attention
CosmoCrops team wins a bronze medal in the World Championship in Synthetic Biology for students and is invited by NASA to join them at Ames Research Center, US.
T Laursen, J Borch, C Knudsen, K Bavishi, F Torta, HJ Martens, D Silvestro, NS Hatzakis, MR. Wenk, TR. Dafforn, CE Olsen, MS Motawia, BR Hamberger, BL Møller and J-E Bassard. Characterization of a dynamic metabolon producing the defense compound dhurrin in sorghum. Science 18 Nov 2016. Vol. 354, Issue 6314, pp. 890-893.
SR. Davies, M. Horst. Science Communication. Culture, Identity and Citizenship Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
Plants fire chemical weapons with incredible precision
Innovation success Award for Laursen and Justesen
Dec 13-15 2016
Third EABA and EC Algae Contractors Conference and the tenth International Algae Congress in Madrid
The new fantastic iGEM 2016 team CosmoCrops. Follow their journey on Facebook and Twitter. The sky is the limit!
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