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Introducing our first Stockholm iGEM team!

Hello everyone!

In this next post I am very happy to present the brand new Stockholm iGEM team, which is a wonderful group comprising 19 enthusiastic students from three higher educational institutions based primarily in the Stockholm area: Karolinska Institutet (KI), Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan ( 633 more words


Sounds like an iGEM project to me

A team at Berkley working along side the US Department of Energy and University of California report the development of an artificial photosynthetic system. The system works by harvesting electrons from sunlight using nanowires. 40 more words

Video: Boston 2014 for iGEM

Yesterday, instead of writing something, I edited together a few shots I took on my phone. Mostly it’s just video of Boson while we were there for the 2014 iGEM Giant Jamboree.

iGEM Experience - Banana Guard

Somewhat bored with writing about politics I thought I’d do something different.

I stumbled across this article entitled ‘We Have No Bananas‘ by Mike Peed in The New Yorker. 211 more words

SynFlo: Synthetic Biology Through Playful Interaction

SynFlo is a new project that began this semester in an effort to further explore the role of technology within the domain of synthetic biology. This tangible user interface seeks to convey basic synthetic biology concepts to a diverse audience of children and families in an informal science learning setting. 887 more words

Choosing an iGEM Project

iGEM is promoted to undergraduate students as an exciting and playful competition in which you get to create a cool new organism. The jamboree, for example, is organised as a way of performing this enthusiasm, through the way in which trophies and medals are awarded, but also through the parties, and workshops and all the photo opportunities. 850 more words

Synthetic Biology

Students Aren't Just Kids! My Push For Project-Based Learning

What do you do these days? I get this question a lot. My answer: I’m trying to bring project-based learning to schools. In case you wonder what exactly project-based learning is, and why I’m invested in it, read on.  1,107 more words