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.

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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.

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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July 5, 2017

June 21st, 2017--Eight iGEM teams from the New England area came together at a New England iGEM meetup also known as NEGEM hosted by the BostonU Wetlab team. Teams were able to present on their ideas, gain feedback from students and mentors, and even plan potential collaborations.

The teams in a...

August 6, 2016

The Boston University iGEM Wetlab team won a silver medal and a $2000 grant from GenScript, a biotechnology company on July 25. After weeks of not hearing from the company, the Wetlab team received an email from GenScript saying the company thought the team’s advancement to the field of synthetic bi...

August 4, 2016

On July 22nd, the Boston University Wet Lab and Hardware iGEM teams and some of their mentors traveled to Monsanto to present their projects and tour its facilities.  Monsanto is a company whose purpose is “to work alongside farmers, academics and society and find solutions to make agriculture more...

July 14, 2016

Boston University iGEM teams hosted 26 high school girls interested in pursuing a STEM-oriented college education on July 12th for a day of interactive activities, discussions and a forum about synthetic biology. 

The event began with iGEM private investigator Doug Densmore introducing the field of s...

July 7, 2016

Boston University iGEM Hardware and Wetlab teams along with several of their mentors traveled to Ginkgo Bioworks, a biological engineering company, on June 28th. The students and mentors toured its labs and observed experiments that are part of the company’s work to generate synthetic fragrances.


July 7, 2016

Boston University iGEM Wetlab and Hardware teams had the pleasure of visiting Lab Central on June 29th to tour its facilities and to present their research projects.

Lab Central is a private, nonprofit institution that acts as a shared lab facility, located in Kendall Square.  It’s considered a launc...

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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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