Waterloo iGEM

Solving today's problems using synthetic biology.

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What is iGEM?

iGEM is a non-profit organization that hosts the international Giant Jamboree competition each year. High school, undergraduate, and graduate students share how they build, model, and study the applications and effects of engineered biological systems to solve the world’s biggest problems.

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Who is Waterloo iGEM?

We are an undergraduate student design team who has competed in the iGEM competition since 2005. Our team is unique in Waterloo for our student-led research, interdisciplinary collaboration between students from all faculties, and bioengineering focus.

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What have we worked on?

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