Congratulations to the ASU 2017 iGEM Team

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The 2017 ASU International Genetically Engineered Machines Competition (iGEM) team brought home a Gold medal and two nominations for competitive prizes. The team presented their project “EVR QST: Engineering Variable Regulators for a Quorum Sensing Toolbox” to a panel of judges (academic, policy, and industry professionals) and an international audience. The 2017 iGEM Giant Jamboree took place in Boston, MA at the Hynes Convention Center on November 9 – 13, 2017.

The Arizona State University team won the following…

  1. Gold Medal
  2. Nominee: Best Presentation
  3. Nominee: Best New Basic Part

The 2017 included Chris Connot (SOLS), Amber Mani (BME), Xylaan Livingstone (SOLS), Briana Lopez (BME), and Christina Smith (BME). Their graduate student advisors were Stefan Tekel (Biodesign) and Alyssa Henning (Biodesign). The team’s project and trip to Boston was sponsored by KEEN, FURI, and NSF WAESO.


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