Institute of Systems & Synthetic Biology
The Institute of Systems & Synthetic Biology (iSSB) is located in Évry (near Paris). The iSSB is a research unit of the University of Évry-Val-d'Essonne, CNRS and also granted by Genopole®. The Institute is structured into 5 research teams oriented toward the development of Systems and Synthetic Biology. Systems Biology integrates experimental, theoretical, and computational studies to model living systems. In this research area, the MEGA and Metamorphosys teams develop models and experimental methods for studying the structure, architecture, expression, and evolution of genomes. Synthetic Biology uses Systems Biology models to design, build, and test new biological circuits and devices (Xenome, Synth-Bio and Bio-RetroSynth teams).