• We collaborated with AUC Turkey and NGSS high school iGEM team and exchanged lab equipment.
  • We contributed our suggestions on Purdue University’s survey.
  • We collaborated with Freiburg team they sent us the PET 22 and PET 45 vectors.
  • We collaborated with Imperial College, UCL, Edinburgh and York iGEM teams for our SynArt exhibition by inviting them to submit their artworks regarding Synthetic Biology or project. To view them click here.
  • We collaborated with ITU-Mobgam and METU-Turkey iGEM teams by presenting our project and watching theirs, commenting on it as well as holding a discussion panel on how to spread Synthetic Biology.
  • We exchanged ideas with SDU Denmark, iGEM TU/e, NRP-UEA-Norwich on human practice activities and what we comprehend from the new rule: novel approach.
  • We collaborated with the teams METU-Turkey and Grenoble-EMSE-LSU by asking them safety questions regarding their projects. Their answers are on the SynSafe page of our wiki.

Our Thanks

Firstly, we would like to acknowledge our University for recruiting, supplying and sponsoring our technical needs. We sincerely thank Prof. Dr. Mehmet Gunduz, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Esra Gunduz and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Omer Faruk Hatipoglu for supporting us and opening limitless doors to ease our iGEM journey.

We would also like to state our warmest gratitudes to the following:

  • Assoc. Doc. Muradiye Acar for the technical support.
  • Gokhan Nas for helping us with the inducible vector experiments
  • Catherine A. Moroski-Erkul for organising the delivery of colon cancer cells and growing them.
  • Burak Yilmaz for the inducible vectors
  • Alim Gokkaya for his extensive programming of our wiki.
  • Busra Nur Aydin for her support and stunning logo designs
  • Biochemistry assistant Miss. Yudum Yaral for being the best ‘western blotter’ and cook of salcali yumurta 
  • Genetics assistant Serap Dede – Helping us through are hard times.
  • Genetics Master student Esra Hacer Gurses for her moral support and warm smile
  • Genetics Master student Tugce Yasar for her general helps and cig kofte.
  • Genetics Master student Kubra Erdogan for her assistance during excellengence experiments and moral support