Bringing together teachers & administrators with the region's STEM outreach programs, universities, industries, & resources for impact discussions and networking.

An interactive day of learning to encourage accessibility to synthetic biology and iGEM to high school and undergraduate students.

One-day training sessions in a real, synthetic biology environment. All training sessions cover fundamental synthetic biology tools and concepts.

Applications now open!

Tea & Talk

Opportunity for faculty and staff to share with STEM Pathways researchers and participants, aiding them in their undergraduate or graduate journey.

For more information on these events, please connect with STEM Pathways on the Connect page.



Members of STEM Pathways have engaged with and informed the Greater Boston about synthetic biology, toured local biotechnology industries, and produced undergraduate researchers who have earned top honors in competitions.  Learn more about our impact through our news articles and galleries.

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August 6, 2019

On July 29th, 2019, STEM Pathways, in collaboration with Epiic Solutions, hosted an interactive workshop for high school students on biotechnology and its societal impacts.

The half-day workshop began with an intensive ethics discussion on germline editing. Using biological reagents, in a system cal...

July 19, 2019

On July 12 th 2019, STEM Pathways, in collaboration with Epiic Solutions, hosted an interactive workshop for high school students on the societal impacts of STEM.

The half day workshop began with an extended ethics discussion emphasizing challenges concerning current research in human germline editi...

June 7, 2019

The complexities of creating and maintaining technologies as open source, particularly within corporate settings, are well known to many individuals and groups working in tech.

Jake Beal, senior scientist at Raytheon Technologies and author of the blog "Jake Beal's Next Step" covers the creeping pro...

STEM Pathways is happy to partner with the BUild lab on Boston University's campus to engage with students from Boston and Lawrence Public Schools during the week of April 16 – 19, 2019. We will be showing them around synthetic biology lab spaces, give them an opportunity to engage with a variety of...

Rachel Petherbridge, a senior studying biomedical engineering at Boston University, has received the prestigious Mitchell Scholarship. Rachel has been an active member of the STEM Pathways program since its inception in 2016. She is a dedicated researcher, accomplished student and passionate human....

December 10, 2018

As part of our mission to inspire the next generation of Synthetic Biologists, we are featuring student submissions on our blog. These articles are written by undergraduate students with a passion for the field of Synbio and are on an article, topic or idea they find interesting! If you would like t...

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© 2019 Living Computing Project.

Sponsored by National Science Foundation’s Expeditions in Computing Program

(Awards #1522074 / 1521925 / 1521759).

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