February: We welcome another DPhil rotation student, Mia Callens, undertaking a Synthesis for Biology and Medicine rotation project joint with the groups of Matthew Langton and Tom Brown.
January: Welcome to Alaa Baazaoui, who is undertaking her Interdisciplinary Bioscience DTP rotation project in the group.
December: New Paper! Mike and Idil's work "Controlled deprotection and release of a small molecule from a compartmented synthetic tissue module" has been published in Communications Chemistry!
December: Mike was awarded the Biochemical Society Early Career Research Award in Biotechnology at Synthetic Biology UK 2019.
October: Welcome to our first ever Part II in the group, Guige Ben Zhang.
October: Really excited that both Denis and Khoa are staying in the group to undertake their substantive DPhil projects.
July: We're happy to welcome Khoa Chung to the group, who is doing a DPhil rotation project from the SynBio DTC.
June: Very excited to welcome our first Postdoc to the group, Dr Assala Al Samad.
May: Welcome to Denis Hartmann, undertaking a Synthesis for Biology and Medicine DPhil rotation project in the group.
May: Razia has won the People’s Choice Award in the Three Minute Thesis Competition
April: Merton College has elected Michael as a Supernumerary Fellow
February: Well done to Razia for being selected as a Junior Dean at St John's College
December: Huge congratulations to Florence for passing her DPhil viva!
November: Well done to Idil for completing her transfer of status
October: We're excited that, following his rotation, Jefferson has started his DPhil in the group
October: Congratulations to Florence for submitting her DPhil thesis!
October: Welcome to Giacomo Mazzotti, a new DPhil in our group
September: We had an excellent joint retreat with the Bayley Group in Lisbon, Portugal
August: Welcome to Jefferson Smith, undertaking his second DPhil rotation project from the SynBio DTC in our group
August: Welcome to our new DPhil student Razia Chowdhry, from the Bioscience DTP