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Research special: synthetic biology

October 28, 2014

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Concordia researchers are leading the way in a burgeoning field that is quickly shaping how we deal with everything from climate change to urbanization to the production of lifesaving medications and therapies.
 

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How Canada is poised to revolutionize synthetic biology

‘The time is now to invent our future,’ say field leaders.

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Can synthetic biology really change the world?

Richard Kitney, the keynote speaker at Concordia’s recent UK-Canada Synthetic Biology Workshop, explains why it woos world leaders.

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Concordia research harnesses the power of opium poppies

An innovative approach to painkiller production could lessen Canada’s dependence on foreign supplies.

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Transforming toxic waste into green energy

Emerging graduate research at Concordia seeks to turn pulp mills into dynamic biorefineries.


Discover Concordia faculty who are advancing groundbreaking research in synthetic biology:
 

Malcolm Whiteway | Photo by David Ward Malcolm Whiteway
David Secko | Photo by David Ward David Secko
Vincent Martin | Photo by David Ward Vincent Martin
Nawwaf Kharma | Photo by David Ward Nawwaf Kharma




 



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