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We are now accepting applications for the 2019 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Summer Course in Synthetic Biology.

  • Course Dates: July 23 – August 5, 2019
  • Application deadline: April 1, 2019

We encourage you to apply if…

  • You are a scientist whose training is well underway (senior graduate student to junior faculty and beyond).
  • You are interested in steering your research in a new direction, towards synthetic biology.
  • You are interested in a multi-disciplinary approach to biology and bioengineering. We encourage students of all backgrounds, whether the very biological or very theoretical, to apply!

Scholarships: Several stipend awards are available for applicants who are accepted into the course. Please read details about the available stipend awards at https://meetings.cshl.edu/sponsors.aspx?course=C-SYNBIO&year=19. In order to be considered for an award, you must specifically reference which one you are eligible for in the Stipend Request section of your application.

Statement/Essay: Your application packet will include a narrative. At the end of your narrative, please rank your interest in the following major available laboratory modules:

  • Cell-free transcription and translation systems (TX-TL) to characterize genetic circuits and RNA regulators
  • Modeling gene expression using ordinary differential equations
  • DNA Assembly and Design of Expression Cassettes
  • Microfluidics for high-throughput characterization of biological systems
  • Computational modeling of genetic circuits and microbial communities.

Application Form: Click the Application tab at the top of this page: https://meetings.cshl.edu/courses.aspx?course=C-SYNBIO&year=19

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