Petri Lahtvee and Prof Mart Loog wrote an opinion article ‘Synthetic Biology – the heart of the Estonian bioeconomy’ published in the largest Estonian daily newspaper Postimees. Read the full article from here (only in Estonian).
Petri Lahtvee is giving a talk about ‘Synthetic Biology: sustainable bioeconomy concept for Estonia’ at the Estonian Human Genetics Association conference on November 16-17, 2017 in Rakvere, Estonia. Full program and registration: here.
ERA Chair holder Petri Lahtvee was introducing his project and future plans at the NCP_WIDE.NET and NCP_Academy Workshop in the section ‘The impact of Widening success stories’. NCP_Academy Workshop took place on October 10-11, 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia. More information can be found here.
Petri Lahtvee and Vahur Zadin were the main organizers of the TUIT biyearly conference ‘Human2.0 – science with blurred boundaries’. This two-day conference took place on September 19-20, 2017 in Rakvere Spa Hotel and the program consisted of plenary lectures, poster sessions, and workshops on advancing the entrepreneurial skills and […]
NPO StartMeUp, an initiative promoting entrepreneurial activities at the Institute, will start with the monthly seminars on entrepreneurial skills. We will invite entrepreneurs at different stages of their development, investors, startup incubators and many more to tell us their stories and inspire us to think big. Program for 2017: September 27: Icosagen […]
Helberth Lopez from the University of Campinas, Brazil, received the DoRa travel grant from the Estonian Research Council to visit our Synthetic Biology lab in Tartu and work on the lipid production with oleaginous yeast Rhodosporidium toruloides. Congratiulations and welcome to Tartu!
Our group will be represented at the 2017 Synthetic Biology: Engineering, Evolution & Design (SEED) conference in Vancouver on June 20-23, 2017. See you there!
Our paper was selected as a Featured Article in the current issue of the Cell Systems. In this paper, we have carried out absolute quantification of yeast transcriptome and proteome across ten environmental conditions and studied the translation efficiency of the cells. Link to the paper here.
We are growing our team and there is a position available for a Research Engineer in fermentation technologies. See more information from the file below: ResearchEngineer_position If you are interested, please send your application (cover letter and CV) to lahtvee [at] ut.ee.
ERA Chair in Synthetic Biology in collaboration with Loog lab from TUIT has initiated the first Estonian team to participate the world largest Synthetic Biology competition iGEM. The iGEM competition is an annual, worldwide, synthetic biology event aimed at undergraduate university students, as well as high school and graduate students. […]