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iGEM stands for International Genetically Engineered Machine

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The interdisciplinary team of nine students is participating in the 2012 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition - a prestigious global event that challenges students to design and build simple biological systems made from standard, interchangeable parts.
com About iGEM Since its inception in 2003 from a short course at MIT, the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition (iGEM) has become the premiere undergraduate Synthetic Biology competition, an international sensation, and a significant force to the advancement of synthetic biology.
Students at MIT and Caltech are using the techniques of synthetic biology to create bacteria that fight cavities, produce vitamins, and treat lactose intolerance, as part of the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition at MIT.
For the international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition, students apply advanced genetic components and technologies to design and build simple biological systems.
The simple and cheap device, which won the Environment section of the International Genetically Engineered Machine awards, could be used in industrial plants, oil pipelines and landfill sites.
Church,Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School; Director of the Center for Computational Genetics; co-founder of Gen9, Knome, LS9; and elected to the National Academy of Sciences * Christopher Emig, Stanford University graduate student in bioengineering; former member, Codon Devices; winner of the David Adler Award for Outstanding Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering * Drew Endy, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, Stanford University; Board president of the BioBricks Foundation; co-founder of the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition; and co-founder of Gen9 * Joseph M.