Introductory SBOL workshop on August 15, 2016 in Newcastle, UK


SBOL Talks at IWBDA:

Thursday, August 18th

  [08:30AM – 08:50AM GMT]   A Web-Based Validator and Validation API for the Synthetic Biology Open Language Zach Zundel

Thursday, August 18th

  [08:50AM – 09:10AM GMT]   SBOLDesigner 2.0 Michael Zhang

Thursday, August 18th

  [11:20AM – 11:40AM GMT]   ShortBOL: A shorthand for SBOL Matthew Pocock

There will be a one-day workshop to introduce software developers to SBOL on August 15th, 2016. The workshop will be held immediately before the International Workshop for Bio-design Automation (IWBDA) at Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.  No registration fee required!

The preliminary program (subject to change) is as follows:

We hope you can join us!


The venue will be the Centre for Bacterial Cell Biology at the Baddiley Clarke building on the Newcastle University campus. The address is:

The Centre for Bacterial Cell Biology
Baddiley-Clark Building
Medical School
Newcastle University
Richardson Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

The Baddiley-Clark Building it is located adjacent to the Paul O’Gorman Building and the Sports Centre. It is Building No 69 in the very north west of the precinct on the second page of the Newcastle University campus map.

Also see the Google Map for the venue (marked with blue)

The meeting will be in the ground floor seminar room which is on the right hand side as you walk into the main entrance of the building. Signposts will be up to show the way.

From the airport take the metro to the ‘Haymarket’ station. The campus map will direct you from there – it is about 10 minutes walk.




The dinner will be at Red Mezze (marked with green in the Google Map) and will start at 19.00. The address is:

34-36 Leazes Park Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne

The dinner will be provided as part of the SBOL workshop. Please note that drinks are not included.


If you are staying at the university accommodation, please see the Google Map for directions. Marris House is just next to the Centre for Bacterial Cell Biology, where the workshop will take place at.

If you are planning to arrive on Sunday, please collect your keys from the University Security before heading to the Marris House.

Please click here to contact the university security.