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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Synthetic Biology) in Theme (Engineering)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A semi-autonomous robot synthetic biologist for industrial biodesign and manufacturingBaldwin, Professor GImperial College LondonLife Sciences 884,199
Biologically Upcycling MetalsHorsfall, Professor LUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 1,020,945
CBET-EPSRC - Grown Engineered Materials (GEMs): synthetic consortia for biomanufacturing tunable compositesEllis, Professor TMImperial College LondonBioengineering 441,638
CBET-EPSRC: Developing Standardized Cell-Free Platforms for Rapid Prototyping of Complex Synthetic Biology Circuits and PathwaysFreemont, Professor PSImperial College LondonInfectious Disease 507,643
COMBO: CONTROL-BASED BIODESIGN OF MAMMALIAN CELL DYNAMICSMarucci, Dr LUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 1,478,669
Custom nanomaterials from modular synthetic proteinsParmeggiani, Dr FUniversity of BristolChemistry 1,151,785
Development and experimental validation of a deep-learning based pipeline for user-centric protein design.Wood, Dr CWUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 304,056
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioSefcik, Professor JUniversity of StrathclydeChemical and Process Engineering 399,557
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioSweatman, Dr MBUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 528,489
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioPatwardhan, Professor SVUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 626,900
Engineering Fellowships For Growth: Designing Feedback Control in Biology for Robustness and ScalabilityPapachristodoulou, Professor AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,067,518
Establishing a Periodic Table Toolbox for Nanoassembly and SuperselectivityHowarth, Professor MRUniversity of OxfordBiochemistry 419,309
Experimental Biology and Engineering at the Pilot Scale - Strategic EquipmentDavenport, Dr RJNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,196,635
Genetically Encoded Nucleic Acid Control ArchitecturesStan, Professor GVImperial College LondonBioengineering 642,353
Hijacking prenyl and geranyl transferases - A route to carry out click modifications and to enhance cellular permeability of peptidesHoussen, Dr WUniversity of AberdeenChemistry 1,032,570
LIVEBIO: Light-weight Verification for Synthetic BiologyKonur, Dr SUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 352,363
Microfluidic Molecular Communications: Design, Theory, and ManufactureDeng, Dr YKings College LondonInformatics 269,351
Molecular Photonic BreadboardsLeggett, Professor GUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 7,255,283
Novel logic gates in mammalian cells based on genetically incorporated unnatural amino acidsTsai, Dr YCardiff UniversityChemistry 261,871
Programmed assembly of protocellular materialsGobbo, Dr PUniversity of BristolChemistry 392,155
SynbiCITE 2.0Kitney, Professor RImperial College LondonBioengineering 3,058,262
Synthetic Portabolomics: Leading the way at the crossroads of the Digital and the Bio EconomiesKrasnogor, Professor NNewcastle UniversitySch of Computing 4,353,851

Total Number of Grants: 22
Total Value of Grants: £27,645,400

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).