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Revision as of 18:00, 19 August 2013


*Safety Forms are due August 30! See the Safety Page for details*

Registration for Regional Jamborees is now open!

calendar update

calendar update

Thanks to some new faces here at iGEM HQ, we have reevaluated our schedule and are able to change some important deadlines. Check out the updated Calendar of Events.

Asia Latin America North America Europe
Sep 18 Sep 18 Sep 18 Sep 25 BioBrick Part DNA due to the Registry
Sep 27 Sep 27 Sep 27 Oct 4 Project and part documentation due, including documentation for all medal criteria
Sep 27 Sep 27 Sep 27 Oct 4 Judging form due
Sep 27 Sep 27 Sep 27 Oct 4 Wiki FREEZE at 11:59pm, EDT
August 19, 2013

community page update

community page update

The iGEM Community page has been updated! We've recently added community contributions from:

  • York UK
  • Valencia Biocampus
  • SydneyUni Australia
  • METU Turkey
  • Baskent Meds
  • Newcastle
  • TecMonterrey

If you have news, events, team videos, etc., that you would like to share with the rest of the iGEM community, email us at: hq (at) igem.org!

August 16, 2013

Safety Forms now available

Safety Forms now available

The Safety Forms are now available! Be sure to read over the instructions and complete the safety forms for your team.

The deadline is August 30th. Make sure you complete the forms by August 30th and send them to the correct safety email for your Region!

August 9, 2013

calendar update

calendar update

The Calendar of Events has been updated! Be sure to review it for upcoming deadlines and other important dates.

The next deadline is August 9, when project descriptions are due.

July 29, 2013

regional jamboree registration is OPEN

Registration for the Regional Jamborees is now open!

See the Jamboree Attendance Fee page for instructions on how to register for your Regional Jamboree.

Be sure to register by the August 23 deadline!

July 23, 2013

wiki requirements

wiki requirements

As you begin to work on your team wiki, be sure to keep the wiki requirements in mind!

Note: Flash is not permitted on 2013 team wiki pages.

July 23, 2013

2013 community page

2013 Community Page

The iGEM Community page is up! If you have news, events, team videos, etc., that you would like to share with the rest of the iGEM community, email us at: hq (at) igem.org!

We've recently added community contributions from:

  • NTNU-Trondheim
July 17, 2013

partner offer: IDT

partner offer: IDT

If you're thinking about DNA synthesis for your project, be sure to check out the sponsor offer from Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) for all iGEM teams!

Details are available on the IDT sponsor page.

July 16, 2013

visa invitation letters

visa invitation letters

The online visa invitation letter system is now live! Team members needing a visa invitation letter can generate one by logging into their account. Details can be found on the Visa help page.

Note: You must be listed on your team's official roster in order to access the system. Latin America teams, please contact us for your visa invitation letters.

If you have any questions, send an email to: registration (AT) igem (DOT) org!

July 8, 2013

iGEM HQ at SB6.0

iGEM HQ at SB6.0

iGEM Headquarters will be on the road from July 8 to July 12 attending SB6.0 in London! Come by and say hello at Table K if you are also attending!

We can still be reached via email, and thank you for your patience as we get back to you.

July 5, 2013

iGEM 2013 Judging Requirements now posted

iGEM 2013 Judging Requirements now posted

Medal Requirements for the 2013 Regional Jamborees are now available! Please look over the requirements as they have changed since 2012. There are now four criteria to achieve a silver medal. Good luck teams!

June 28, 2013

requesting parts

requesting parts

As you begin to work on your projects, you may find that you need to use parts which weren't included in the 2013 DNA Distribution Kit.

Teams are welcome to request additional parts from the Registry, and should check out the Requesting Parts page before doing so. This page will help you determine sample availability, and show you where to locate quality control information about your part sample of interest!

June 13, 2013

partner offer: MathWorks

MathWorks partner offer

MathWorks is excited to be an iGEM partner! MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software, such as MATLAB, SimBiology and Bioinformatics toolbox. MathWorks will provide iGEM teams with complementary MathWorks software to help model, simulate and optimize your assemblies.

To learn more about the MathWorks partner offer, see the MathWorks Sponsor page.

June 10, 2013

new Registry pages

new Registry pages

Introducing the new Registry! All of the parts and pages of the Registry of Standard Parts have been moved to parts.igem.org!

Check out the new Registry here, and stay tuned for more updates!

June 5, 2013

2013 distribution sent!

2013 distribution sent!

The 2013 Distribution Kit has been shipped to all approved teams! A confirmation email with tracking information was sent to the email address provided on each team's shipping information page.

Pending teams should contact iGEM HQ regarding their application status.

May 24, 2013

IDT offer update

IDT logo

Details about the IDT partner offer are now available!

Visit the IDT partner offer page to find out about the offer and see details on how to take advantage of this great deal.

May 22, 2013

regional jamboree locations

regional jamboree locations

Regional Jamboree dates & locations have been posted!

Regional Jamborees will be held in October, and the World Championship Jamboree in November. Additional information about the Regional Jamborees will be available on their respective wikis as we get closer to the event.

May 8, 2013

partner offer: IDT

partner offer: IDT

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is providing discounted DNA synthesis to iGEM teams!

To learn more about this offer, check out the IDT sponsor page.

May 6, 2013

HQ delays

distribution calendar

Dear iGEMers,

Due to recent events, activities related to iGEM 2013 such as the DNA distribution manufacturing, team approvals, and communication with iGEM HQ, have all been delayed.
We expect to be able to ship out the new 2013 DNA distribution as soon as possible, likely in the middle of May.
We thank you for your patience at this time.

iGEM HQ

April 22, 2013

late registration begins

late registration begins

Late registration for iGEM 2013 is now open! To register your team, complete the registration form here and submit the team registration fee here.


Note: To teams that have completed registration requirements, we thank you for your patience as we process your applications!

April 16, 2013

partner offer: MathWorks

MathWorks partner offer

MathWorks is excited to be an iGEM partner! MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software, such as MATLAB, SimBiology and Bioinformatics toolbox. MathWorks will provide iGEM teams with complementary MathWorks software to help model, simulate and optimize your assemblies.

To learn more about the MathWorks partner offer, see the MathWorks Sponsor page.

March 19, 2013

iGEM 2013 registration is open!

iGEM 2013 registration!

Team Registration for iGEM 2013 Collegiate division is now open!

iGEM Headquarters has been working hard since the end of last season. Read all about the iGEM 2013 updates in our Welcome Letter to the iGEM Community.

Submit your registration fees here and be sure to read the requirements for participation this year.

March 6, 2013

project ideas

brainstorming project ideas

Need some ideas for your team project? Check out the projects from 2012, 2011, 2010, and other previous years!

You can also browse a database created by team members from UANL and University of Washington!

January 18, 2013

Registry Help pages

Registry Help pages

Eager to get started? You can learn about the concepts behind the idea "assembly based on standard parts", 3A Assembly, and more on the Registry Help pages in the "Learn" section!

As the season progresses, be sure to check out the other sections within the Help pages before you make parts, as you navigate the Registry, and begin labwork!

January 14, 2013

Start a Team

iGEM 2013!

Can't wait for iGEM 2013? Check out the Start A Team page for information on how to start a team at your school!

January 4, 2013