Wednesday, November 4, 2009

IGEM team win prize

On 2nd November the Cambridge team was awarded the Grand Prize at the iGEM2009 Synthetic Biology competition finals at MIT ( This was against stiff competition from over 100 teams in top international institutions. The students (Vivian Mullin, Alan Walbridge, Shuna Gould, Siming Ma, Mike Davidson, Megan Stanley and Crispian Wilson), provided a superb description of their work engineering DNA devices for transcriptional tuning and pigment production in environmental biosensors. As well as winning the overall prize for best project, the Cambridge team was awarded a gold medal, and trophy for the best project in the Environment Track.

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