Matt Tarnowski

Ph.D. Student

MChem Chemistry, University of Sheffield, 2010-2014
Graduate Programme, AstraZeneca, 2014-2016

Twitter: @synbioscientist

GitHub: pluralise

Interests: synthetic biology, bioinformatics, evolution, responsible innovation, microbiology

Currently doing research at the interface of experimental and computational biology to understand and engineer molecular bio-systems. Alongside my PhD I organise DNA sequencing / biotechnology outreach activities and serve as SynBio UK president, an association connecting synthetic biology students across the UK. Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you’d like to chat!



Living computers powered by biochemistry
Greco F.V., Tarnowski M.J., Gorochowski T.E.
The Biochemist 41, 14-18, 2019.

Talks and Poster Presentations

  • Pooled Sequencing Enables High-Throughput Genetic Circuit Characterisation, FEMS2019, 8th Congress of European Microbiologists (Systems Microbiology Session), SEC, Glasgow, UK (Jul 2019)
  • Bristol's One City Plan: an interdisciplinary dialogue on a sustainable future city, University of Bristol Research Without Borders Festival, Watershed, Bristol, UK (May 2019)
  • Pooled Assembly and Pooled Sequencing for High-Throughput Empirical Studies of Genotype-Phenotype maps, CECAM workshop - From sequences to functions - challenges in the computation of realistic genotype-phenotype maps, CECAM-ES, University of Zaragoza, Spain (Mar 2019)
  • Investigating Robustness of a Genetic Part In Silico - Robustness of RBS Function to Single Nucleotide Substitution, SynBio, We The Curious, Bristol, UK (Nov 2018)
  • Systematics Informed Synthetic Biology, 20th Young Systematists' Forum, Natural History Museum, London, UK (Nov 2018)