Ben Shirt-Ediss

I am Senior Research Associate in Computational Nanobiology in the ICOS group at Newcastle University, UK. I am currently involved with modelling DNA nanodevices for Synthetic Biology applications.

My doctoral thesis was centred on the origins of cellular life problem, where I argued that the emergence of cellular life should be tackled from the view point of the emergence of autonomous protocell systems.

My areas of scientific interest are:

Other misc software projects:

Contact me! ben[at]