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DNA Distribution kits are ready to ship!

All registered iGEM 2013 teams will receive a distribution kit at the address on file.

Read the iGEM Headquarters Welcome Letter to find out all about iGEM 2013.

Remember to check back here for news, updates, and information. As the competition season progresses, all information will be posted to this main page (

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.


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