Synthetic Biology in Bordeaux (SB2), France 

Synthetic Biology in Bordeaux (SB2) is a joint intiative by the University of Bordeaux, INRA (national institute for agricultural research), INSERM (national institute of health and medical research), CNRS (national centre for scientific research) and the Bordeaux INP (Bordeaux Engineering Schools). SB2 aims at promoting biological engineering and synthetic biology research and teaching through the cooperation of research teams, labs, research centers, technological centers, universities and engineering schools in the Bordeaux area in the field life sciences (molecular and cellular biology, biotechnology, systems biology, biophysics, bioinformatics) and engineering (bio-computing, genetic engineering, molecular engineering, computer engineering.