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Newcastle University is a major research-intensive university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the north-east of England. It was established as a School of Medicine and Surgery in 1834 and became the University of Newcastle upon Tyne by an Act of Parliament in August 1963. The University has one of the largest EU research portfolios in the UK.

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The Wellcome Trust was established in 1936 as an independent charity funding research to improve human and animal health. With an endowment of around £13 billion, it is the United Kingdom's largest non-governmental source of funds for biomedical research. The overall mission of the trust is "to foster and promote research with the aim of improving human and animal health", and in addition to funding biomedical research it supports the public understanding of science.

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The Centre for Bacterial Cell Biology is the world’s first major research centre focused on the molecular and cellular biology of bacterial cells. The Centre, which was founded in 2007, brings together over 20 groups of researchers. Collectively, we address a wide range of fundamental biological problems using the whole gamut of modern analytical methods.

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Newcastle Biomedicine is a world leading collaboration of research scientists, engineers, medical doctors and teaching professionals who deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in medicine, dentistry and health sciences. A recognised national centre of excellence, Newcastle Biomedicine brings together internationally respected research in clinical care, basic science and engineering in an innovative environment. Key areas of focus include ageing, stem cells, cancer, cell biology, genetics, drug development, medicine in society, and neuroscience. Newcastle Biomedicine joins Newcastle University with the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and embraces other academic institutions and NHS hospitals in the North East of England.

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The School of Computing Science, Newcastle University. For those who don't know much about us, we are one of the oldest computer science departments in the UK - in 2008 we celebrated our 50th anniversary. We treat teaching and research with equal importance. We run a wide range of up-to-date undergraduate degree programmes, and advanced taught postgraduate degree programmes, as well as a thriving and active research community supporting MPhil and PhD students from all over the world. Our research groups have high international reputations, and address leading-edge research problems in a wide range of topics.

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The School of Civil engineering and Geosciences is one of the largest Schools in Newcastle University. Civil Engineering has been a specialism at Newcastle since 1945 offering some of the first university courses available. We continue to be innovative with our research specialisms and our overarching aim to create sustainable solutions to society’s needs. We are a very active and successful research school: in the 2008 UK Research Assessment Exercise our ‘research power’ was rated second in the country.

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Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is one of 7 Research Councils that work together as Research Councils UK (RCUK). It is funded from the Government's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). BBSRC's current budget is £470M. It supports a total of around 1600 scientists and 2000 research students in universities and institutes in the UK.

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Genevision is a professional high quality DNA sequencing operation delivered by an established UK analytical service provider to meet the needs of the scientific community. The operation is unique in that its sequencing service utilises a UKAS accredited service platform that complies with ISO 17025 quality standards.

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Industrial Workwear Limited has been established in the UK for over 10 years. Specialising in work, leisure, waterproof and PPE garments IWL has a proven record of innovation and quality with service levels beyond reproach. IWL prides its self on providing a clothing solution for even the harshest of environments, by working with its partners in both fabric supply and manufacturing bringing the latest developments and solutions to the market place.

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Mr. Gene has access to the production capacities of several international OEM gene manufacturers. By outsourcing bulk production requests and offering an online do-it-yourself gene design tool with various payment options, they are able to provide the best prices in the market. Mr. Gene's vision is to provide every industrial and academic facility access to these valuable tools, thereby promoting the progress in Life Science research.


  • Dr Kristoffer Winther- Postdoc, CBCB, Newcastle University
  • Dr Henrik Strahl von Schulten- Postdoc, CBCB, Newcastle University
  • Dr Frenny Sheth- Scientist and Additional Director, Institute of Human Genetics, India

We would like to thank the TU Delft iGEM team for their "wiki hack" CSS code.

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