Competition/Distribution Kit

DNA Distribution Kit

2021 Updates on Distribution Kits

We are currently evaluating our ability to ship out the Distribution Kit for 2021. Our staff continues to work remotely due to the impact of COVID-19. We ask for your patience as we navigate both COVID safety concerns for our personnel and shipping logistics. We will send out updates on this process through our Newsletters and will post updates on this page. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

We strongly encourage teams this year to look to using the synthesis offers through our Partner Sponsors. (URL:

We know that many of you will also not have lab access, or your lab schedules and lab mentorship will be greatly reduced. We’re working on making this iGEM year more flexible and open, and this includes ensuring that lab work and samples from the distribution kit will not be a barrier to any medal criteria. Lastly, we will have new ways teams can contribute to the Registry for existing and new parts, and get credit for their efforts.