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Building with Biology for society's needs

What we do

What is Synthetic Biology?

The goal of synthetic biology is to design and build biological systems that are beneficial to society, and entails the genetic modification of microorganisms in order to make them useful for industrial, medicinal or environmental applications.


2nd Global BioFoundries Alliance Meeting 2020

GBA 2020

June 1-2, 2020  —  Concordia University, Montreal




5th Annual Synthetic Biology Symposium

SynBio 5.0

June 4-5, 2020  —  Concordia University, Montreal

Join the lab

There are many opportunities to work at a deeper level within our Centre. Please check back here frequently for new positions and scholarships, and be sure to follow us on Twitter to find out when new items are posted.

Generous funding opportunities available to selected candidates

Positions Available: MSc, PhD, and Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Competitive Scholarships Available in Synthetic Biology through CASB

We are looking for a MSc and PhD students to join the Training Program in Synthetic Biology (SynBioApps). 

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Our research is widely recognized for its accent on interdisciplinary thinking in teaching, training, research and research-creation.

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The Genome Foundry is a pioneering facility that employs cutting edge robotic instrumentation which enables synthetic biologists to execute work at significant scales and speeds.

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