Here you will find the archived news items from the iGEM 2021 Main page.
We hope that you enjoyed the event! Missed something? Catch up on sessions you missed.
Build off a previous iGEM project or find what iGEM teams have done in past years. You can already see a beta-version of our search tool at igem.org/phoenix. Take some time to explore and learn from the teams that came before you. Even if you have already selected a project for this year, try to find teams that had similar goals and pick up from where they left off. igem.org/phoenix ⇗
Show off your iGEM Spirit with official iGEM Merch! We're testing an online Merch store with the help of Printful to make some classic iGEM designs available around the world. To celebrate the launch, please enjoy 20% off store-wide for Opening Weekend! merch.igem.io ⇗
Previous News Items
The iGEM Engineering Committee will host a series of daily webinars to help iGEM teams with your projects, from May 24 - June 10, 2021. Learn more about this webinar series.
Planning to publish your work or want to learn about academic publishing? The After iGEM Academia & Research Steering Group is hosting a series of 4 weekly Academic Publishing Workshops starting from May 22, 2021. Register for this workshop.
The iGEM Engineering Committee is building a Synthetic Biology StackExchange site to provide a Q&A site for the SynBio community: where anyone, from newcomers to experts, can ask or answer questions about synthetic biology. We're only 45% through the commitment phase, and still need 55 more committers to earn 200+ rep on any other Stack Exchange site: Join now at igem.org/SynBioSE
Our 8-year partnership with IDT has transformed the way iGEMers around the world approach synthetic biology. We are incredibly thankful for IDT's continued support of iGEM in 2021!
Registered iGEM 2021 Competition teams can get up to 20kb free custom DNA from IDT. Register with IDT by October 1: 2021.igem.org/IDT
Applications to be a judge for the 2021 iGEM Competition are now open! Through the judging process, our judges will evaluate, celebrate, and help guide the next generation of synthetic biologists. Learn more
Apply for mentorship for your team, or apply to be a team mentor, through the official After iGEM Mentorship Program: Learn more
Join the Global iGEM Slack Workspace to connect with other teams! Chat, discover other projects, create collaborations, and help each other out with your scientific (and non scientific) dilemmas. It is also a place where you can reach out to your regional ambassadors. Join Slack
Meet your local Ambassadors!
Our team of 37 Ambassadors and 6 Ambassador Program Coordinators, passionate iGEM Alumni located all over the world, will be frequently organizing video calls with prospective 2021 iGEM Teams via Zoom. These calls with Ambassadors are a place to catch up, share plans, discuss questions and voice your suggestions! The first round of calls will begin next week. Click here to find a time!