OUR MISSION

Building with Biology for society's needs

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.

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.

Postdoc position in the Kwan Lab

The Kwan lab at Concordia University is inviting applications for a postdoctoral fellowship position in enzyme engineering.

Genome Foundry Technician - Microbial Genome Engineering

The Genome Foundry at Concordia University is inviting applications for a laboratory technician position.

Generous funding opportunities available to selected candidates

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Competitive Scholarships Available in Synthetic Biology through CASB

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Research

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

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.

Graduate studies with CASB


There are many ways to engage with CASB as a graduate student. Take individual courses, focusing on synthetic biology in the Biotechnology and Genomics Graduate Diploma, or pursue an MSc, MASc or PhD through the Individualized program in synthetic biology. You will have access to the leading minds and facilities that are pushing this exciting field forward.

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