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== iGEM 2011 recruiting is open! The deadline is Thursday, March 31. ==
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== iGEM 2011 recruiting is open! The deadline is Sunday, March 13. ==
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To apply for the 2011 MIT iGEM team, send the following to igem-grads at mit dot edu:
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To apply for the 2011 MIT iGEM team, send the following to igem-2011-applications at mit dot edu:
#Your resume/CV, which should include relevant coursework and research experience.
#Your resume/CV, which should include relevant coursework and research experience.
#A list of any other commitments you've made for the summer.
#A list of any other commitments you've made for the summer.
#~250 words describing why you're generally interested in synthetic biology and iGEM.   
#~250 words describing why you're generally interested in synthetic biology and iGEM.   
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#~250 words describing a project that you think would be appropriate and exciting for iGEM.  This can be somewhat vague or can be more specific.  You should look at previous iGEM projects for inspiration and to get a handle on the typical scope.  Links to previous years: [http://2010.igem.org/Team:MIT 2010], [http://parts.mit.edu/wiki/index.php/Schools_Participating_in_iGEM_2006 2006], [http://ung.igem.org/Team_List?year=2007 2007], [http://ung.igem.org/Team_List?year=2008 2008] ([http://2008.igem.org/Jamboree/Project_Abstract/Team_Abstracts abstracts]), [http://ung.igem.org/Team_List?year=2009 2009] ([http://2009.igem.org/Jamboree/Project_Abstract/Team_Abstracts abstracts]).  Before looking at teams in detail, you should browse through the project abstracts.  You may want to consider writing the project idea in the form of a [http://web.mit.edu/urop/apply/index.html UROP research proposal].
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#~250 words describing a project that you think would be appropriate and exciting for iGEM.  This can be somewhat vague or can be more specific.  You should look at previous iGEM projects for inspiration and to get a handle on the typical scope.  Links to previous years: [http://parts.mit.edu/wiki/index.php/Schools_Participating_in_iGEM_2006 2006], [http://ung.igem.org/Team_List?year=2007 2007], [http://ung.igem.org/Team_List?year=2008 2008] ([http://2008.igem.org/Jamboree/Project_Abstract/Team_Abstracts abstracts]), [http://ung.igem.org/Team_List?year=2009 2009] ([http://2009.igem.org/Jamboree/Project_Abstract/Team_Abstracts abstracts]), [http://2010.igem.org/Team:MIT 2010] ([http://2010.igem.org/Jamboree/Project_Abstract/Team_Abstracts abstracts]).  Before looking at teams in detail, you should browse through the project abstracts.  You may want to consider writing the project idea in the form of a [http://web.mit.edu/urop/apply/index.html UROP research proposal].
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Please submit your application in PDF format to igem-2011-applications at mit dot edu. Final decisions will be made no later than Tuesday, April 5.  If you have questions about the application process, please send email to the same address.
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Please submit your application in PDF format to igem-2011-applications at mit dot edu. Final decisions will be made no later than Friday, March 18.  If you have questions about the application process, please send an email to the same address.  
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The 10-week program will take place June 6 - August 12.
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The 10-week program will take place June 6 - August 12, and will include some ''optional'' commitment in October and November to finalize the project for the iGEM regional competition. There will be a range of time people put in during the summer, corresponding to how much UROP credit you want. You may also want to save some time for the Bahamas, in case the World Championships are held there.

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Synthetic Biology for Undergraduates at MIT


iGEM 2011 recruiting is open! The deadline is Sunday, March 13.

To apply for the 2011 MIT iGEM team, send the following to igem-2011-applications at mit dot edu:

  1. Your resume/CV, which should include relevant coursework and research experience.
  2. A list of any other commitments you've made for the summer.
  3. ~250 words describing why you're generally interested in synthetic biology and iGEM.
  4. ~250 words describing a project that you think would be appropriate and exciting for iGEM. This can be somewhat vague or can be more specific. You should look at previous iGEM projects for inspiration and to get a handle on the typical scope. Links to previous years: 2006, 2007, 2008 (abstracts), 2009 (abstracts), 2010 (abstracts). Before looking at teams in detail, you should browse through the project abstracts. You may want to consider writing the project idea in the form of a UROP research proposal.

Please submit your application in PDF format to igem-2011-applications at mit dot edu. Final decisions will be made no later than Friday, March 18. If you have questions about the application process, please send an email to the same address.

The 10-week program will take place June 6 - August 12, and will include some optional commitment in October and November to finalize the project for the iGEM regional competition. There will be a range of time people put in during the summer, corresponding to how much UROP credit you want. You may also want to save some time for the Bahamas, in case the World Championships are held there.

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