This project wouldn't be possible without commitment and dedication from many parties. It is our greatest pleasure to acknowledge the assistance and contribution of the individuals and groups who have helped us towards the successful completion of the project.
Lab work on tags and their characterisation. Design of Experiment for protein expression optimisation.
Interlab study. Lab work on Eut proteins for their characterisation.
Graphic and video editing, slide making and microscopy. Lab work. Wiki illustrations.
Lab work on characterisation of PPKs. Design of Experiment for protein expression optimisation.
Cloning of PPK and Eut parts into submission and expression vectors. Lab work on Eut proteins for their characterisation.
Seeking sponsors and looking for collaborations. Building business model.
Ong Jun Yang
Wiki development and phosphate starvation operon modelling. Lab work. 3D animations.
Owen Julianto Jonathan
Every bit of human practices and making cost estimation from continuous culture modelling. Lab work. Wiki illustrations.
Interlab study and lab work. Safety forms submission. Wiki illustrations.
Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB)
Eriko Takano, Rainer Breitling
Advice on everything concerning the project.
William Finnigan, Marc Biarnes-Carrera, Ross Kent, Nicholas Weise, Jonathan Wilkes, Adam Amara
Advice on experimental design, troubleshooting, part assembly and characterisation, orders and deliveries, Design of Experiment, opportunities for outreach and articles.
Adam Hannaford, Alice Fraser, Amber Hall, James Engleback, Jessica Burns, Maciej Słowiński, Ong Jun Yang, Owen Julianto Jonathan, Theodore Glenaldo
Tanya Aspinall - Health & Safety induction
Sandra Taylor - Microscopy training
John Hughes - Ultracentrifugation training
Louise Barnes, Lisa Beattie
Dr. Andrew Balmer, Dr. Robert Meckin - on social implications of synthetic biology
Dr. Duncan Thomas - Manchester Institute of Innovation
Areti Tsigkinopoulou, Aliah Hawari
Advice on computational modelling of phosphate starvation operon, sources of scripts and papers on ensemble modelling.
Ashley Chessher - Eut plasmids and microscopy image samples
Inspiring previous work by HKU iGEM 2013, Dundee iGEM 2011, York iGEM 2015
Professor Issy Caffoor - Ex-Innovation Manager at Yorkshire Water
Jonathan Abra - Knowledge Transfer Network
Dr. Ben Reeve - CustoMem
Dr. Benjamin Tam - Isle Utilities
Dr. David Tompkins and PhD student Katie Ward - Aqua Enviro
Sarah Lyons - Davyhulme Treatment Works
Dr. Rick Watson - University of Manchester Intellectual Property (UMIP)
Dr. Linda Kahl - BioBricks Foundation
Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
New England Biolabs, Qiagen, Promega, IDT, BioCatNet, IBCarb, Snapgene, Mathworks, Agilent
The University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University
Design of Experiment (DoE)
Dr Markus Gershater - Synthace Ltd
CellProfiller: pipeline used in the paper "Evidence for Improved Encapsulated Pathway Behavior in a Bacterial Microcompartment through Shell Protein Engineering" published in ACS Synthetic Biology
by Chuchu Zhang, Christopher Jakobson, Marilyn Slininger Lee and Danielle Tullman-Ercek