Introduction to iGEM by Yang Yifan
- What is synthetic biology. Several synthetic biology research publications.
- The iGEM: Name, Question & Concepts, History, People (Founders: Knight, Endy; Ambassadors: Cumbers, Tang, Cai), How it works, 3 previous projects, the Timeline.
- What to do. Prepare for the registration of our team. Team Composition; Funding Source – grant application; Leading and Supporting Faculty; Journal Club
- New members and self-introduction.
- Information about faculty and funding support.
||Provide us with
|Prof. Wang Yiping
||Lab space, technical, Leading
||Yang Yifan, Xu Anting
|UCLA, Prof. ?
||Lab space ,technical, funding?, Leading?
||Advises and information about iGEM
|Prof. Chen Jianguo
||Lab support on cell biology
Discussion results on our team composition
- Team name: iGEM Beijing. Can be changed according to our sponsors.
- An advertisement for recruiting members (Yang Yifan) .
- Advertise for participating iGEM2007 in Tsinghua BME, Biology, Auto (Yu Zhou & Zhao Xinyu ), Beihang Auto (Zhang Yi), China Agriculture U (Zhang Yi).
Discussion results on journal club
- Contents for the journal club: previous iGEM projects, especially the winners; classical synthetic biology papers.
- Journal club format: in general, one time per week. 2 papers or 4 projects each time.
- Next meeting – Start of the journal club: 2007.1.14,14:30,CTB meeting room. Two projects introduced by Lou Chunbo & Yang Yifan
- We will continue in the winter vacation.
- Set a wiki up on CTB server or yuanpei.cn (Xu Anting, Yang Yifan).
Discussion results on faculty and funding contacts
- Prepare formal a grant application in two weeks , based on NSFC grant format. (Li Tuo, Luo Yu)
- Contact dean and schools for funding and faculty support
|PKU Life Science
||Fan Jing, Tan Qin, Zhen Qingsi
||Lou Chunbo, Fan Jing, Wu Bo
(Contact potential funding source. NSFC -> Zhu Zuoyan -> Ma Tao, Yang Yifan)