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The igem jamboree at mit

The iGEM Jamboree at MIT


The igem jamboree at mit

iGEM 2004

5 teams


The igem jamboree at mit

iGEM 2005

13 teams

Princeton Oklahoma ETH Zurich MIT Caltech Toronto Cambridge

Texas Penn State Berkeley Davidson Harvard UCSF


The igem jamboree at mit

iGEM 2005

13 teams

Princeton Oklahoma ETH Zurich MIT Caltech Toronto Cambridge

Texas Penn State Berkeley Davidson Harvard UCSF


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iGEM 2006

32 teams


Putting the i in igem

Putting the “i” in iGEM


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2007

54 teams


The igem jamboree at mit

2008

84 teams


The igem jamboree at mit

2009

112 teams


The igem jamboree at mit

2010

128 teams


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Chemistry

Biology

Mathematics

Computer Science


How is synthetic biology well suited for interdisciplinary research

How is synthetic biology well-suited for interdisciplinary research?

Creativity

Flexibility

Adaptability

If you have a common interest,

you can find a synthetic biology way to approach it!

Environment Energy Medicine Technology


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Synthetic Biology Project Examples

http://2010.igem.org/Main_Page


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highGEM

Greenfield Central High School, Greenfield, IN

Rebecca Schinii [email protected]


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Ethics/ Human Practice


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Construct Version

Synthetic biology uses molecular methods to construct DNA-based devices to perform novel functions. Synthetic biologists design, model, and construct biological parts, devices and systems by engineering and modifying existing biological systems. For instance, synthetic biologists can produce microbes that make useful chemicals. Synthetic biology gives scientists the tools to build biological devices from smaller biological units in much the same way as an engineer constructs a building from smaller construction materials. Synthetic biology has the potential to develop technologies that could lead the way in the 21st century.


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Create Version

Synthetic biology uses molecular methods to create modified living organisms that have never existed before. These DNA-based devices perform new functions not found in nature. Synthetic biologists redesign and modify existing, natural biological systems. For instance, synthetic biologists can create new versions of microbes that make chemicals not naturally found in microbes. In many ways, synthetic biology allows scientists to redesign biological processes and create organisms not found in nature. Synthetic biology has the potential to develop technologies that could lead the way in the 21st century.


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Ethics and Word Choice


The igem jamboree at mit

Ethics and Word Choice


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Energy


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2008 Project by Harvard iGEM Team

http://2008.igem.org/Team:Harvard


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Shewanella oneidensis MR-1


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Four 2009 iGEM Projects


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http://2009.igem.org/Team:HKU-HKBU


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http://2009.igem.org/Team:HKU-HKBU/Assembly#Step_6._Using_the_Speed_Controller


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http://2009.igem.org/Team:HKU-HKBU/Assembly#Step_6._Using_the_Speed_Controller


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Environment


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Edinburgh iGEM 2006

Awards: Best Real World Application, Best Poster


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Poison Water

  • Arsenic poisoning affects 100 million people

  • Serious in Bangladesh

    • Wells tap sedimentary layer with Arsenic

    • 1 in 4 wells contaminated

  • Testing methods expensive, require instruments and expertise


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Range of Outputs

  • If no arsenic is present: Urease raises the pH to 9-10

  • If 5 ppb arsenic is present: Repressor shuts down Urease, pH remains neutral, pH 7

  • If 20 ppb arsenic is present: LacZ produced, pH 4.5


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Technology


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http://parts.mit.edu/igem07/index.php/Peking


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NOR Logic Gate


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Explore the 2010 igem wiki

Explore the 2010 iGEM Wiki

Google search iGEM 2010 (first hit)

http://2010.igem.org/Main_Page


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Go explore!!


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