DNA parts library design (such as gene and enzyme mining from genome or meta-genomic sequencing)

Pathway design and metabolic engineering including in silico modelling, heterologous expression system, and development of microbial cell factory.

System biology (multi-omics technology)

Protein engineering (e.g. directed evolution or mutagenesis).

Application of synthetic biology in the field of agriculture, health, environment and industry.

Genetic circuits, biosensors and molecular diagnostics.

Ethical, Legal, Social Implications of Synthetic Biology (Biosafety, bioethics, science communication of synthetic biology).