We are using synthetic biology to build a better world.

what is iGEM?

iGEM is an annual synthetic biology* competition involving undergraduate students from around the world. Students collaborate to create synthetic biology projects and contribute to a library of standardized synthetic biology parts.

* Synthetic biology takes systems designed by nature and combines them in novel ways to build useful things.

what are we building?

We are a team of diverse undergraduate students with our members majoring in biology, engineering, computer science, and statistics. This year we are looking to target the canola oil industry .... (More specifics here)