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The GCSB 2021 programme of 13-17 September features cutting-edge research from the different fields of synthetic biology:
The line-up of international keynote speakers counts more than 20 renowned colleagues covering all important fields of research. Moreover, the programme comprises sessions on industrial research and on science and art.
Thanks to the generous support by the Joachim-Herz-Stiftung and GBM conference fees can be waived for up to 200 bachelor/master/PhD students.
Please note: The German Conference on Synthetic Biology 2021 (GCSB 2021) will be a double event from 1-3 September (organised by GASB) and from 13-17 September 2021, the latter being organised by the joint study group on synthetic biology of GBM, GDCh, DBG and DECHEMA.
Monday, 13 Sept 2021: 10.50-18.20h
Tuesday, 14 Sept 2021: 09.30-18.10h
Wednesday, 15 Sept 2021: 09.00-16.20h
Thursday, 16 Sept 2021: 10.30-17.20h
Friday, 17 Sept 2021: 09.00-15.00h
All time given in programme is Central European Summer Time (CEST=UTC+2)
|Industry||310 €||325 €|
|Academia||220 €||235 €|
|Bachelor/Master/PhD Student3)5)||80 €||95 €|
|Bachelor/Master/PhD Student3)4)5) (limited to 175 students)||0 €||0 €|
1) No VAT requested according to § 4.22 UStG
2) Personal DECHEMA-, VDI-GVC-members and EFC/EFCE passport holders; personal VAAM members
3) Status proof required
4) Generous support by the Joachim-Herz-Stiftung enabling free registration of 175 students is gratefully acknowledged, based on "first come, first served" principle.
5) Become part of the DECHEMA network for students, PhD students and young professionals from chemistry, biotechnology and related fields of study and topics. The DECHEMA membership is free of charge for master, bachelor and PhD students.
The DECHEMA terms and conditions for conferences apply. Please note that the following information are exerpts and supplements to the general terms and conditions.
Registration is possible up to the beginning of the conference. Confirmation of registration will be sent immediately by email. The invoice, with payment confirmation, you will receive by mail. The registration fees include conference ticket and book of abstracts for download.
Cancellations are only accepted in writing (i.e. by fax, surface mail or e-mail).
Please find details about cancellation dates and fees in the general terms and conditions. In case of no-show the conference fees won't be refunded and fees not yet paid still have to be paid.
Dear lecture and poster authors, please note: Registration fee cannot be waived for authors. However, generous support by the Joachim-Herz-Stiftung enabling free registration of 175 students is gratefully acknowledged, based on "first come, first served" principle.
Please register online. If you are unable to present your lecture or poster for any reason, please let us know immediately.
The official language of the conference is English.
As an online networking platform we use Converia's Virtual Venue (CVV). Here you can visit lectures, posters and meet participants.
The ZOOM Meeting will be used for the live-streaming of the lectures. We recommend all speakers to download the ZOOM APP to share your presentation
(https://zoom.us/download). In case you have already installed it, make sure that you have the latest version.
It is recommended to use Google Chrome or Firefox as your browser.
Please prepare your slides in 16:9 format.
*Keynote lecture is planned for a 35 min talk.
*Lecture from Call for Papers is planned for a 20 min talk.
(discussion time please see programme)
*Poster Flash Talk (selected posters): 3 min flash talk with 3 slides, no discussion.
Strict timekeeping will be essential for the smooth running of the conference.
In case that you use special software for your presentation or if you have videos included into your file, please notify the conference secretariat in advance.
The E-Posters will be displayed throughout the whole online conference.
Poster session: Wednesday, 15 September, 2:50 - 4:20 p.m. (CEST)
The poster authors are requested to be present on wonder during the poster session for Q&A.
To see how to prepare the content and what requirements does a PDF E-Poster need to meet to be correctly displayed, please download the poster instruction.
The UPLOAD OF YOUR E-POSTER is possible from 25 August to 3 September.
Please log in at https://dechema.converia.de/frontend/index.php?sub=552, click on "View submitted papers/sessions". Click "Actions" then you have the possibility to upload your e-poster in PDF format under "Upload or edit presentation".
Converia Virtual Venue (CVV)
used as interacting platform for the conference and all participants
•agenda leading to the lectures/posters
•set-up of profiles (Social Media contacts, e-mail, interest fields etc)
•possibility to connect with other attendees and speakers
used as an additional networking platform and poster session on 15 September - open during the whole conference.
We are pleased to announce the following keynote speakers:
Helge Bode, Max-Planck-Institut, Marburg/D
|Oron Catts, The University of Western Australia, Perth/AUS|
|Yvonne Chen, University of California, Los Angeles/USA|
|Tom Ellis, Imperial College London/UK|
|Drew Endy, Stanford School of Engineering/USA|
|Holger Gohlke, FZ Juelich/D|
|Matthias Heinemannn, Groningen University/NL|
|Philipp Holliger, LMB-MRC, Cambridge/UK|
|Mustafa Khammash, ETH Zurich/CH|
|Edda Klipp, Humboldt University Berlin/D|
|Tanja Kortemme, University of California San Francisco/USA|
|Birger Lindbergh-Møller, Copenhagen/DK|
Sarah O´Connor, Max-Planck-Institut, Jena/D
|Randall Platt, ETH Zurich/CH|
|Philip Ross, MycoWorks, Emeryville, CA/USA|
|Andreas Schmid, UFZ Leipzig/D|
|Petra Schwille, Max-Planck-Institut München/D|
|Mikhail Shapiro, Caltech-California Institute of Technology/USA|
|Daniel Stange, Uniklinikum Dresden/D|
|Fabian Theis, TU München, Helmholtz-Zentrum München/D
Wilfried Weber, University Freiburg/D
|Tobias Erb||MPI Marburg|
|Götz Hensel||CEPLAS-HHU, Düsseldorf|
|Andreas Kremling||TU München|
|Vera Meyer||TU Berlin|
|James Sáenz||TU Dresden|
|Alain Tissier||IPB Halle|
|Hanna Wagner||Universität Freiburg|
|Christina E. Weinberg||
|Gil Westmeyer||TU München|
Image source: Karsten Schürrle