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<p>Several deadlines are coming up on <b>October 3</b>! The following are due for teams in the <b>Americas East and Americas West regions</b>:</p>
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<li><a href="http://2012.igem.org/Requirements">project and part documentation<a/></li>
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<li><a href="http://partsregistry.org/wiki/index.php/DNA_Submission_Instructions">BioBrick part DNA due to Registry</a></li>
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<li><a href="http://igem.org/Team_Judging?year=2012">judging form due</a></li>
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<li>wiki freeze at 11:59PM, Boston time</li>
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<p>The complete <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">Calendar of Events</a> is available <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">here</a>.
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September 28, 2012
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<p>The iGEM <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Community">Community page</a> has been updated! Check out what's happening in the community. We've recently added community contributions from:</p>
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<li>TU Munich</li>
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<li>METU</li>
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<li>Trieste</li>
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<li>UANL Mty-Mexico</li>
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<li>OUC-China</li>
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<li>Fatih-Medical</li>
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<li>Shenzhen</li>
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<li>ZJU-China</li>
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<p>If you want to add something to the <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Community">community page</a>, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.</p>
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<h2>need a laugh?</h2>
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<p>Need a break from working on your wiki?</p>
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<p>Check out iGEM 2011 Team Calgary's <a href="http://igem.org/Videos/iGEM_Calgary_2011_Video">wiki-freeze-appropriate video</a>!</p>
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September 26, 2012
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<a href="http://igem.org/Videos/iGEM_Calgary_2011_Video">
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<p style='color:red'>Team wikis for the Americas East and Americas West are no longer frozen.</p>
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<p>Team wikis for the <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Regions/Asia/Jamboree">Asia</a>, <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Regions/Europe/Jamboree">Europe</a>, and <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Regions/Latin_America/Jamboree">Latin America</a> regions will be frozen <b>tomorrow September 26 at 11:59PM Boston time</b>!  Be sure to make any changes to your team's wikis before tomorrow evening!</p>
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<p><i>Team wikis will be unfrozen after their respective Regional Jamborees. </i></p>
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<p><b>Note</b>: Part pages on partsregistry.org will remain open during the freeze.
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September 25, 2012
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<p>Getting ready to send in your parts for 2012? Be sure to read the <a href="http://partsregistry.org/wiki/index.php/DNA_Submission_Instructions">Sending Parts</a> page, and check out the <a href="http://igem.org/Videos/Sending_Parts">video tutorial</a> as well! </p>
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<li><i>your parts must be in <strong>pSB1C3</strong>!</i></li>
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<li><i><strong>quality over quantity!</strong> A few well-characterized and well-documented parts is better than many parts which aren't!</i></li>
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<li><i>submission <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">deadlines</a> are coming up!</i></li>
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September 20, 2012
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<h2>message from the 2012 judging committee</h2>
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<p> This is a reminder for teams to take a look over the <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Judging/Judging_Criteria">judging criteria</a> and <a href="http://igem.org/FAQ">FAQ</a> pages before the wiki freeze. They contain a lot of useful information on how you will be assessed and re-iterate the Gold, Silver and Bronze medal criteria.  </p>
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September 19, 2012
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<h2>regional jamboree judging forms are live</h2>
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<p><a href="http://igem.org/Team_Judging?year=2012">Judging forms</a> for the <b>2012 Regional Jamborees</b> are now available! Any team member can make edits to the judging form by logging in and clicking on their team. </p>
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<p>The deadline for completed judging forms is:</p>
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<li><b>Wednesday September 26 at 11:59PM EDT</b> for the <b>Asia, Europe and Latin America regions</b></li>
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<li><b>Wednesday October 3 at 11:59PM EDT</b>  for the <b>Americas East and Americas West regions</b>.</li>
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<p>Complete your judging forms <a href="http://igem.org/Team_Judging?year=2012">here</a>! </p>
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September 19, 2012
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<p>Several deadlines are coming up on <b>September 26</b>! The following are due for teams in the <b>Asia, Europe, and Latin America regions</b>:</p>
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<li><a href="http://2012.igem.org/Requirements">project and part documentation<a/></li>
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<li><a href="http://partsregistry.org/wiki/index.php/DNA_Submission_Instructions">BioBrick part DNA due to Registry</a></li>
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<li><a href="http://igem.org/Team_Judging?year=2012">judging form due</a></li>
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<li>wiki freeze at 11:59PM, Boston time</li>
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<p>The complete <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">Calendar of Events</a> is available <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">here</a>.
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September 14, 2012
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<p>The iGEM <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Community">Community page</a> has been updated! Check out what's happening in the community. We've recently added community contributions from:</p>
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<li>Tec-Monterrey</li>
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<li>Dundee</li>
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<li>Fatih-Medical</li>
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<li>UANL Mty-Mexico</li>
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<li>Linda Kahl</li>
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<li>Autodesk</li>
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<li>Peking</li>
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<p>If you want to add something to the <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Community">community page</a>, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.</p>
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September 13, 2012
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<p>Getting ready to model your system in 3-D? Autodesk tutorials for Maya and mMaya are now available on their <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Sponsors/Autodesk">sponsor page</a>! Be sure to check out these brief video tutorials for user tips and shortcuts!
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September 13, 2012
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<p>Check out all the publicity that teams have been getting! The <a href="http://2012.igem.org/IGEM_Publicity">Publicity page</a> lets you post news articles, blogs, and more! Recent additions have been from: </p>
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<li>TU-Delft</li>
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<li>TU Munich</li>
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<li>Tuebingen</li>
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<li>Bielefeld-Germany</li>
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<li>USP-UNESP-Brazil</li>
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<li>Peking</li>
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<p>Want to add something to the <a href="http://2012.igem.org/IGEM_Publicity">Publicity page</a>? Just log in and post!</p>
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<p>Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, has joined as an iGEM sponsoring partner! Through the Autodesk student community, we are providing iGEM teams with Autodesk Maya®, and virtually all other Autodesk software, to help animate and visualize their projects in 3D.</p>
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<p>This year Autodesk would like to learn more about how the iGEM teams are benefiting from out product offering as well as things that we can improve for the future.  Please, take 10 short minutes to complete this quick survey by clicking on this link: <a href="http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/AutodeskLifeScienceSurvey">Autodesk Life Science Survey</a>.</p>
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September 10, 2012
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<p>Getting ready to send in your parts for 2012? Be sure to read the <a href="http://partsregistry.org/wiki/index.php/DNA_Submission_Instructions">Sending Parts</a> page, and check out the <a href="http://igem.org/Videos/Sending_Parts">video tutorial</a> as well! </p>
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Remember:
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<li>your parts must be in <strong>pSB1C3</strong></li>
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<li>remember, <strong>quality over quantity!</strong> A few well-characterized and well-documented parts is better than many parts which aren't. </li>
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<li>submission <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">deadlines</a> are coming up!</li>
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<p>Several deadlines are coming up this <b>Friday September 7</b>! The following are due:</p>
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Revision as of 17:00, 19 October 2012

upcoming Oct 3 deadlines

upcoming Oct 3 deadlines

Several deadlines are coming up on October 3! The following are due for teams in the Americas East and Americas West regions:

The complete Calendar of Events is available here.

September 28, 2012

community page update

2012 Community Page

The iGEM Community page has been updated! Check out what's happening in the community. We've recently added community contributions from:

  • TU Munich
  • METU
  • Trieste
  • UANL Mty-Mexico
  • OUC-China
  • Fatih-Medical
  • Shenzhen
  • ZJU-China

If you want to add something to the community page, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.

September 28, 2012

need a laugh?

wiki freeze Sept 26

Need a break from working on your wiki?

Check out iGEM 2011 Team Calgary's wiki-freeze-appropriate video!

September 26, 2012

wiki freeze Sept 26

wiki freeze Sept 26

Team wikis for the Americas East and Americas West are no longer frozen.

Team wikis for the Asia, Europe, and Latin America regions will be frozen tomorrow September 26 at 11:59PM Boston time! Be sure to make any changes to your team's wikis before tomorrow evening!

Team wikis will be unfrozen after their respective Regional Jamborees.

Note: Part pages on partsregistry.org will remain open during the freeze.

September 25, 2012

sending parts to the Registry

sending parts to the Registry

Getting ready to send in your parts for 2012? Be sure to read the Sending Parts page, and check out the video tutorial as well!

Remember:

  • your parts must be in pSB1C3!
  • quality over quantity! A few well-characterized and well-documented parts is better than many parts which aren't!
  • submission deadlines are coming up!

September 20, 2012

message from the 2012 judging committee

info

This is a reminder for teams to take a look over the judging criteria and FAQ pages before the wiki freeze. They contain a lot of useful information on how you will be assessed and re-iterate the Gold, Silver and Bronze medal criteria.

September 19, 2012

regional jamboree judging forms are live

Judging Forms

Judging forms for the 2012 Regional Jamborees are now available! Any team member can make edits to the judging form by logging in and clicking on their team.

The deadline for completed judging forms is:

  • Wednesday September 26 at 11:59PM EDT for the Asia, Europe and Latin America regions
  • Wednesday October 3 at 11:59PM EDT for the Americas East and Americas West regions.

Complete your judging forms here!

September 19, 2012

upcoming Sept 26 deadlines

upcoming Sept 26 deadlines

Several deadlines are coming up on September 26! The following are due for teams in the Asia, Europe, and Latin America regions:

The complete Calendar of Events is available here.

September 14, 2012

community page update

2012 Community Page

The iGEM Community page has been updated! Check out what's happening in the community. We've recently added community contributions from:

  • Tec-Monterrey
  • Dundee
  • Fatih-Medical
  • UANL Mty-Mexico
  • Linda Kahl
  • Autodesk
  • Peking

If you want to add something to the community page, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.

September 13, 2012

Autodesk tutorials

Autodesk tutorials

Getting ready to model your system in 3-D? Autodesk tutorials for Maya and mMaya are now available on their sponsor page! Be sure to check out these brief video tutorials for user tips and shortcuts!

September 13, 2012

publicity page update

publicity page update

Check out all the publicity that teams have been getting! The Publicity page lets you post news articles, blogs, and more! Recent additions have been from:

  • TU-Delft
  • TU Munich
  • Tuebingen
  • Bielefeld-Germany
  • USP-UNESP-Brazil
  • Peking

Want to add something to the Publicity page? Just log in and post!

September 12, 2012

Autodesk survey

Autodesk survey

Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, has joined as an iGEM sponsoring partner! Through the Autodesk student community, we are providing iGEM teams with Autodesk Maya®, and virtually all other Autodesk software, to help animate and visualize their projects in 3D.

This year Autodesk would like to learn more about how the iGEM teams are benefiting from out product offering as well as things that we can improve for the future. Please, take 10 short minutes to complete this quick survey by clicking on this link: Autodesk Life Science Survey.

September 10, 2012

sending parts to the Registry

sending parts to the Registry

Getting ready to send in your parts for 2012? Be sure to read the Sending Parts page, and check out the video tutorial as well!

Remember:

  • your parts must be in pSB1C3
  • remember, quality over quantity! A few well-characterized and well-documented parts is better than many parts which aren't.
  • submission deadlines are coming up!

September 6, 2012

upcoming deadlines

upcoming deadlines

Several deadlines are coming up this Friday September 7! The following are due:

The complete Calendar of Events is available here.

September 5, 2012

community page update

2012 Community Page

The iGEM Community page has been updated! Check out what's happening in the community. We've recently added community contributions from:

  • NYMU-Taipei
  • UT-Tokyo-Software
  • University College London
  • BostonU
  • Paris Bettencourt

If you want to add something to the community page, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.

September 5, 2012

project abstracts and titles

project abstracts and titles

NEW project abstract and title submission method for 2012!

The submission method for project abstracts and titles has changed! Submit both using the new online system. Detailed instructions are available here.

The deadline is September 7. View the Calendar of Events for additional dates.

August 23, 2012

track selections

track selections

NEW track submission method for 2012!

Submit your track selections online! Detailed instructions are available here. Remember, the deadline is September 7.

August 22, 2012

deadline changes

deadline changes

Several upcoming deadlines have changed! The following are now due on September 7:

The complete Calendar of Events is available here.

August 20, 2012

publicity page update

publicity page update

Check out all the publicity that teams have been getting! The Publicity page lets you post news articles, blogs, and more! Recent additions have been from:

  • UANL Mty-Mexico
  • University College London
  • Valencia
  • Leicester
  • Queens Canada
  • NRP UEA Norwich
  • St Andrews

Want to add something to the Publicity page? Just log in and post!

August 20, 2012

invitation letter system

invitation letter system

The online visa invitation letter system is now live! To access the system and get a letter to use when applying for your travel visa, follow the instructions on the visa help page.

Note: You must be listed on your team's official roster in order to use the system.

If you have any questions, send an email to: registration (AT) igem (DOT) org.

August 16, 2012

video page update

iGEM Videos Page

The iGEM Videos page has been updated! We've added video tutorials on how to use the Registry, At-the-Bench protocols, and community contributions. Some recent additions include:

  • Requesting Parts
  • Quality Control Overview
  • At-the-Bench: Restriction Digests
  • At-the-Bench: Ligating Your Parts
August 15, 2012

regional jamboree registration is OPEN

Registration for the Regional Jamborees is now open!

See the Jamboree Attendance Fee page for instructions on how to register for your Regional Jamboree.

Be sure to register by the September 7 deadline!

August 14, 2012

community page update

2012 Community Page

The iGEM Community page has been updated! Check out what's happening in the community. We've recently added community contributions from:

  • Edinburgh
  • NTNU Trondheim
  • Stanford-Brown
  • UANL Mty-Mexico

If you want to add something to the community page, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.

August 13, 2012

apply for visas!

apply for visas!

If you have not already, apply for your travel visas to attend the Regional and World Championship Jamborees now! The wait time for visas is typically 3 months, though it can be longer. There have been teams in the past which couldn't attend Jamboree events due to visa issues. To prevent this from happening to your team, apply for your visa now!

Additional information can be found on the visa help page. To request an invitation letter, send an email to: registration (AT) igem (DOT) org. Include the following in your email:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Passport number
  • Nationality
  • Jamboree event (i.e. Americas East, Americas West, Asia, Europe, Latin America, World Championship Jamboree)
July 26, 2012

partner offer: IDT

IDT partner offer

IDT is the largest manufacturer of custom oligo products within the US, and has joined the iGEM 2012 competition as a sponsor!

To see more information about the IDT offer to registered iGEM teams, see the IDT sponsor page!

July 23, 2012

NEW partner offer: GenScript

GenScript partner offer

GenScript has joined as an iGEM partner! Here's what they have to say:

The rapidly expanding science of synthetic biology is a field that GenScript, the leading synthetic biology company in the world and the No. 1 gene synthesis supplier in North America, has helped pioneer since 2002. We believe GenScript will support your synthetic biology research by making the "scripts" into "reality"."

To see more information about the GenScript offer see the GenScript partner offer page.

July 20, 2012

community page update

2012 Community Page

The iGEM Community page is growing! Check out what's happening in the community. We've recently added videos from:

  • University College London
  • Bielefeld-Germany

If you want to add something to the community page, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.

July 19, 2012

partner offer: The MathWorks

The MathWorks partner offer

The MathWorks, the leading developer of mathematical computing software such as MATLAB and Simulink, has joined as an iGEM sponsoring partner! They will provide iGEM teams with MathWorks software during the competition, and are also offering technical mentoring.

To see more details about the MathWorks sponsoring offer, see the MathWorks sponsor page!

July 19, 2012

partner offer: Autodesk

Autodesk logo

Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, has joined as an iGEM sponsoring partner! Autodesk will provide iGEM teams with Autodesk Maya®, and virtually all other Autodesk software, to help animate and visualize their projects in 3D.

To see more details on how to take advantage of the Autodesk offer, see the Autodesk sponsor page.

July 16, 2012

team project descriptions

project descriptions due

Team project descriptions are due on July 15th! Please post on the team wiki page. Details are available here.

View the complete Calendar of Events for all relevant dates!

July 1, 2012

teachers workshops

iGEM workshop audience

iGEM 2012 Teachers Workshop locations have been finalized and registration is open!

  • 4 July: Paris, France
  • 28 July: Cambridge, MA

See more details on the Workshops page.

June 18, 2012

help pages and videos

help pages and videos

We hope you're excited to start work on your projects! We've been working on a redesign of our Registry help pages and adding more videos. You may find these useful resources as you plan and work on your projects, and they can answer questions you have about iGEM, the Registry, and synthetic biology.

If there is something you'd like to see on these resources, send us an email at hq (at) igem (dot) org.

May 21, 2012

2012 distribution kits sent!

2012 distribution kits sent!

Ready for some lab time? The 2012 Distribution Kits have been sent!

The kits contain five 384-well plates, linearized plasmid backbones, and coveted iGEM collector's items! Be sure to check out the distribution kit page for more details!

May 16, 2012

partner offer: OSLI

partner offer: OSLI

Oil Sands Leadership Initiative is once again partnering up with iGEM teams! If you're considering the Energy & Environment track, they would love to hear your project proposal! The deadline is May 30.

To see more details about their offer, click here.

May 2, 2012

2012 distribution kits

2012 distribution kits

Distribution kits will be sent out to the 2012 iGEM teams over the next two weeks! Be sure to verify your team's shipping information, as incorrect or incomplete addresses will cause delays.

For more information about the 2012 distribution kit and its contents, click here!

April 26, 2012

iGEM 2012 late registration begins

iGEM 2012 registration!

Regular registration for the 2012 season is now closed!

Late registration has now begun. Late registration fees will be accepted until May 1st and are subject to the increased rate.

Stay updated on all the news for iGEM 2012, and check back often!

April 10, 2012

partner offer: IDT

IDT partner offer

IDT is the largest manufacturer of custom oligo products within the US, and has joined the iGEM 2012 competition as a sponsor!

To see more information about the IDT offer to registered iGEM teams, see the IDT sponsor page!

March 21, 2012

partner offer: The MathWorks

The MathWorks partner offer

The MathWorks, the leading developer of mathematical computing software such as MATLAB and Simulink, has joined as an iGEM sponsoring partner! They will provide iGEM teams with MathWorks software during the competition, and are also offering technical mentoring.

To see more details about the MathWorks sponsoring offer, see the MathWorks sponsor page!

March 7, 2012

join iGEM video

Join iGEM video

Check out the great video the iGEM Europe committee made to encourage students to join iGEM 2012!

And remember to register your team before March 31!

March 1, 2012

partner offer: Autodesk

Autodesk logo

Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, has joined as an iGEM sponsoring partner! Autodesk will provide iGEM teams with Autodesk Maya®, and virtually all other Autodesk software, to help animate and visualize their projects in 3D.

To see more details on how to take advantage of the Autodesk offer, see the Autodesk sponsor page.

March 1, 2012

iGEM 2012 registration open!

iGEM 2012 registration!

Registration for iGEM 2012 Collegiate division is now open! If you're a software team, registration is integrated into the 2012 Collegiate Division.

register now button

Submit your registration fees here! And be sure to read the requirements for participation this year.

February 22, 2012

iGEM forums

iGEM forums!

Wondering what the iGEM community is talking about? Join the discussions in the forums!

New to forums? Check out the help section!

February 22, 2012

intern positions available!

iGEM registration line

Graduating this spring? Come intern at iGEM Headquarters!

iGEM is growing and who better to help it continue to grow than you, the iGEMers? iGEM Headquarters has moved out of MIT and we are looking for fun, talented, passionate iGEMers who want to give back to the iGEM community and help "make iGEM better."

If you're graduating this spring and looking for your next step, apply to be an iGEM paid intern!

Find details on the igem.org jobs page.

February 6, 2012

HS registration is open

iGEM registration line

iGEM 2012 High School registration is now open! Remember, only instructors (teachers or faculty members) can register teams.

Detailed information about requirements can be found here, and all team members should complete and submit a consent form to iGEM Headquarters.

Keep in mind, the registration deadline is February 29!

January 26, 2012

high school division

high school division

Looking for information on the iGEM 2012 High School division? The iGEM 2012 HS wiki is up! Stay updated on all the news, and check back frequently, as registration will open soon.

January 10, 2012

iGEM HQ now hiring

iGEM now hiring

Have a knack for video-editing? Interested in parts and improving them? If so, you could be a member of iGEM Headquarters! We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

For more information, click here.

January 6, 2012

iGEM 2012 Regions

iGEM 2012 Regions

iGEM 2012 will be divided into five regions, with selected teams advancing to the World Championship.

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • Americas East
  • Americas West

We'll be adding more details on where and when the regionals will be held in the future, so be sure to check back often!

January 6, 2012

iGEM 2012

iGEM 2012!

Can't wait for iGEM 2012? Check out the Start A Team page for information on how to start a team at your school!

December 28, 2011