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CAS Conference – Synthetic Biology

The conference will be the cumulative event within this CAS research focus.

23.07.2012 – 25.07.2012

23 - 25 July 2012

DNAThe conference will be the cumulative event within this CAS research focus. The meeting is organized as a platform to exchange and discuss cutting-edge results in this exciting new discipline. The topics will cover all aspects of Synthetic Biology ranging from synthetic building blocks, synthetic regulatory circuits to synthetic organisms. The conference to which leading scientists in the field are invited will strengthen the interdisciplinary work of biologists, chemists and physicists.

Confirmed Speakers:
Martin Fussenegger (Zurich) • Terence Hwa (San Diego) • Alfonso Jaramillo (Paris) • Jay Keasling (Berkeley) • Victor de Lorenzo (Madrid) • Heinz Neumann (Göttingen) • Vincent Noireaux (Minnesota) • Alfred Nordmann (Darmstadt) • Petra Schwille (Martinsried) • Christina Smolke (Stanford) • Lotte Søgaard-Andersen (Marburg) • Eriko Takano (Groningen)

Scientific Organizers: Kirsten Jung • Thorsten Mascher • Ulrich Gerland • Erwin Frey • Dirk Trauner

Coordination: CASLMU

Location: Biocenter of the LMU Munich, Martinsried | Directions (PDF, 124 KByte)

Schedule: The conference will start at 2 p.m. on Monday and end at ca. 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Registration for confirmed participants is open from 1 p.m. on Monday.
Program (78 KByte)


  • Registration is closed
  • Registration fee: 120 € (includes coffee breaks, lunches, welcome night and conference dinner)
  • Registration fee for iGEM students only: 30 € (does not include lunches and conference dinner)
  • Welcome night: 23 July 2012 at the "Biocenter Martinsried"
  • Conference dinner: 24 July 2012 at the restaurant "Zum Franziskaner"
  • Talks and poster were selected:
    Accepted Posters (43 KByte)

Accomodation: We have selected two hotels in Munich, one close to the venue (Hotel Neumayr), the other close to the city center (Motel One (München-Sendlinger Tor)). From both, there will be a shuttle in the morning and evening to the conference center of Martinsried. In case you wish to book a room, please do that by 1 July 2012 using the keyword: CAS-Conference BioSyn2012.

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