Join Stanford-Brown iGEM 2014!

Thank you for your interest in Stanford-Brown iGEM! We are continuing our transcontinental collaboration this upcoming year and looking for undergrads (including Class of 2014) to join the 2014 team!

Spend a summer working at the Synthetic Biology Initiative at NASA Ames Research Center and present your work at the world's premiere synthetic biology competition! Opportunities exist for all kinds of molecular biology work, computational biology, mathematical modeling, engineering, community outreach, and much more. Develop incredible research and lab skills as you manage your own research project!

If you are a student at either of our universities and are interested in participating, please follow the recruitment instructions for your location! We look forward to your applications!

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Application Instructions

Please download and complete our application form: click here for the Brown application and click here for the Stanford application! Send the completed application, along with a resume and unofficial transcript, to either (for Brown University Students), or (Stanford Students) by the deadlines listed below. Don't hesitate to contact us at the same email address if you have any questions.

We look forward to your applications!

Brown Deadline: January 1st, 2014 at 11:59:59 PM Stanford Deadline: January 31st, 2014 at 11:59:59 PM

Peace, Love, and Pipettes,

The 2013 Team


1. Time commitment?

Spring 2014 (Begins February/March): Project Brainstorming and Preparation! Weekly meetings, occasional lab bootcamps, etc.

Summer 2014 (All Summer): Full time research position at NASA Ames Research Center in the Bay Area.

Fall 2014 (Ends November): Finish up projects and iGEM Jamboree

2. Who are we looking for?

All undergraduates from any major are encouraged to apply! iGEM is highly interdisciplinary, and we often require skill sets from a wide variety of backgrounds. We want team members who are creative and committed to making the project awesome! In the past, we have had team members from programs in biology, engineering, chemistry, communication, art, and more.