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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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...

October 31, 2016

The Jamboree was a jam-packed event filled with research presentations, workshops, poster sessions, a career fair, and a social.  

Teams were judged on a 20 minute oral presentation, a poster, a Wiki they developed, and questions that the judges could ask during the Jamboree. Of 305 total teams, ther...

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...

January 29, 2016

BU researcher leads project intended to take the guesswork out of biological design. Douglas Densmore, a College of Engineering associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and of biomedical engineering, would like to take the guesswork out of biological design and speed the developmen...

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Sponsored by National Science Foundation’s Expeditions in Computing Program

(Awards #1522074 / 1521925 / 1521759).

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