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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December 20, 2017

Two student teams from BU were recognized for their scientific achievements during the 2017 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Giant Jamboree.

Last month, iGEM hosted more than 3,000 participants from 44 countries who showcased their work at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. iGE...

July 26, 2017

July 12, 2017--STEM Pathways researchers hosted a two-hour workshop for Boston University’s Summer Pathways program, a one-week program during which 21 high school girls from Massachusetts stay at BU and learn about STEM research and college admissions.

Last year, Summer Pathways program coordin...

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...

June 30, 2017

The demand came from the high school students following the February 11th Mini-Jamboree!  They wanted to learn more about synthetic biology, connect its relevance to society, and be exposed to an active research lab so STEM Pathways made it happen!  

STEM Pathways created a summer trai...

May 26, 2017

On May 10th, STEM Pathways held their semi-annual Dinner & Dialogue in the Center for Integrated Life Science and Engineering (CILSE).  This new building, which celebrated its ribbon cutting Thursday, June 1st, is now the home of STEM Pathways.  

The goal of STEM Pathways’ Dinner & Dialogue is t...

February 11, 2017

On February 11, 2017 at Boston University’s Photonics Center, the Living Computing Project’s newly launched outreach program, STEM Pathways, hosted their first event, the Mini-Jamboree.  The Mini-Jamboree, named after the iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) Giant Jamboree, was an int...

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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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