iGEM teams from all over New England gathered at Boston University for a conference where they shared their projects with each other and gave and received feedback. NEGEM, held June 24 in the BU Photonics building, hosted teams from BU, MIT, Harvard, Northeastern, Tufts and many other local schools. The event was sponsored by Benchling, a biotechnology company. iGEM, the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition, is a global synthetic biology competition aimed at undergraduates, high school students and graduate students. Teams work all summer long to create genetically engineered systems using standard biological parts called Biobricks, according to the iGEM website. The goal
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Opportunity for faculty and staff to share with STEM Pathways researchers and participants, aiding them in their undergraduate or graduate journey.
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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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