DSMZ Kolloquium

Venue: 5 November 2015, Leibniz-Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany

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3rd Biopolymers 2015 International Conference

Venue: 14 - 16 December 2015, Cité des Congrès, Nantes, France

Video showing plastics in oceans

Again a video showing plastics in oceans, it shows a simulation of plasics in the ocean made by NASA.

Nasa-Simulation: Der Weg zu den Müllkippen der Meere

Interesting video on plastics in oceans

See an interesting recent video on plastics in oceans as presented by the German television programme ZDF heuteplus.

ZDF heuteplus I Facebook

Bio-based biodegradable PU foam wins BASF science award

Also others are trying to find a solution for the recycling issue with regard to PU foam: Bio-based biodegradable polyurethane foam wins BASF award

RWTHinsight - Newspaper article about P4SB

In the University Newspaper RWTHinsight an article about P4SB can be found - Please note that the RWTHinsight magazine is currently available only in German.

University Newspaper RWTHinsight

Interview with Lars Blank and Nick Wierckx about "Building with biobricks"

Lars Blank and Nick Wierckx (coordinators of P4SB) are researchers across Europe that are jostling for early leadership in the nascent field of synthetic biology, as shown in the interview of James Field about "Building with biobricks" (Research Europe, 30 July 2015).

iGEM Team Berlin 2015

The iGEM Team Berlin 2015 is an assembly of highly motivated students from different universities. Their team is made up of 12 undergraduates and postgraduates from different disciplines as well as supervisors. Due to the multidisciplinarity this team is able to find different strategies to solve complex problems in synthetic biology. To reduce microplastic in water is the aim of the interdisciplinary iGEM Team Berlin!

iGEM Berlin 2015