SSBSS 2017

MOD 2017
5 October 2016

SSBSS 2017

The Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School (SSBSS) is a full-immersion five-day residential summer school at the Robinson College, University of Cambridge, UK on cutting-edge advances in systems and synthetic biology with lectures delivered by world-renowned experts. The school provides a stimulating environment for students (from Master students to PhD students), Post-Docs, early career researches, academics and industry leaders. Participants will also have the chance to present their results, and to interact with their peers, in a friendly and constructive environment.

Important dates

  • Application: March 31, 2017
  • Notification Acceptance: April 10, 2017
  • Oral Presentation/Poster Submission: March 31, 2017
  • Notification of Decision for Oral/Poster Presentation: April 10, 2017


  • Antonino Cattaneo, Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa, Italy
  • Jasmin Fisher, Microsoft Research & Cambridge Systems Biology Centre, UK
  • Carole Goble, University of Manchester, UK
  • Jim Haseloff, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Jay Keasling, University of California, Berkeley, USA Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA Joint BioEnergy Institute, USA
  • Edda Klipp, Humboldt University, Germany
  • Natalio Krasnogor, Centre for Synthetic Biology and Bioexploitation, Newcastle University, UK
  • Markus Ralser, Cambridge Systems Biology Centre, University of Cambridge, UK & The Francis Crick Institute London, UK
  • Uwe Sauer, Institute of Molecular Systems Biology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Eriko Takano, Manchester Synthetic Biology Research Centre, University of Manchester, UK
  • Sarah Teichmann, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute & EMBL, European Bioinformatics Institute, UK

Industrial Panel

  • Jonathan Chesnut, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., USA