User:Jonathan Blakes

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Jonathan Blakes (an artistic interpretation)
  • Jonathan Blakes, Room C79, Automated Scheduling, Planning and Optimisation (ASAP) Group, School of Computer Science and IT, University of Nottingham Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road, Nottingham, NG8 1BB, UK
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I am researching synthetic biology modelling approaches at Nottingham University. I learned about OpenWetWare from iGEM, and I've joined because OWW seems like the best place for a student to have a synthetic biology related homepage.


  • 2010, PhD, Computer Science, University of Nottingham, UK
  • 2006, MSc Biotechnology and Computation, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
  • 2005, BSc Biomedical Science, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK

Research interests

  1. Discrete-stochastic modelling of biological systems
  2. Programming languages
  3. Evolutionary computation


  1. Romero-Campero FJ, Twycross J, Cao H, Blakes J, Krasnogor N. A Multiscale Modelling Framework Based On P Systems" Workshop on Membrane Computing, July 28-31, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, in press pdf
  2. Smaldon J, Blakes J, Lancet D, Krasnogor N. A multi-scaled approach to artificial life simulation with P systems and dissipative particle dynamics. GECCO '08: Proceedings of the 10th annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation. 249-256 (2008) pdf bibtex entry ACM Digital Library

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