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Welcome to the MIT team Wiki for iGEM 2008

  • iGEM is the international genetically engineered machines competition.
  • The objective of the competition is to design and build an engineered biological system using DNA.
  • To see examples of the amazing possibilities of iGEM, check out last years iGEM page
  • iGEM at MIT is possible because of outside support, contact Tom Knight (tk [at] mit.edu) to help out!
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Resources Resources

Interested in learning more about iGEM 2008? Explore below for an example of what's possible.

For more info on this year's iGEM please see 2008.igem.org.

Many more valuable links and helpful tidbits are available at the iGEM Resources page

External links

For visitors

Internal links



  • April 10 - UROP funding deadline
  • April 18 - iGEM registration opens
  • May 3 - Teachers Workshop, MIT, USA
  • May 9 - Registration closes
  • June 9 - Summer term, lab work begins
  • June 15 - Team rosters due
  • July 1 - Registration fee due
  • August 1 - Team project descriptions due
  • August 19 - Summer term ends
  • September 1 - Final team roster due
  • October 1 - Jamboree attendance fees due
  • October 15 - Project Summary form due
  • October 29 - Project and part documentation due
  • October 29 - BioBrick Part DNA received by the Registry
  • November 8-9 - iGEM competition Jamboree, MIT, USA

Want to help out the iGEM team?

Want to join the iGEM team?

  • Graduate students interested in advising the team should email grads [AT] igem.mit.edu
  • Undergraduate students should get in touch during IAP or Spring of 2009!


Meeting Logistics

People People

The MIT iGEM team consists of six undergraduate students working full-time during summer 2008 on engineering a biological system. In addition, we have a number of graduate student and faculty advisers.

Picture of MIT iGEM 2008 (coming soon!)


Grad Advisors

Faculty Advisors

Email grads: grads [AT] igem.mit.edu

Email undergrads: igem-undergrads [AT] igem.mit.edu

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