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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

A Redesign for Life?

Following my interest in Synthetic biology (Synbio), I have taken the opportunity to attend a late meeting in the Dana Centre. It was an event where talks are mixed with provocations, where public is challenged with some pressing issues faced in Synthetic Biology and is encouraged to discuss them. 731 more words

MnDRIVE-funded iGEM team turns mercury into gold

Undergraduate team takes home two honors from international competition

The iGEM – International Genetically Engineered Machines – competition challenges undergraduate students to identify real-world problems and solve them through biological engineering and design. 696 more words


Giant Jamboree 2014 en breve

La competencia iGEM llegó a su fin en el Giant Jamboree 2014 que tuvo lugar del 30 de Octubre al 3 de Noviembre. Los equipos de la… 272 more words


The Social Science in Synthetic Biology: An iGEM Story

iGEM is an international competition for students and practitioners in synthetic biology. For this competition teams, typically undergraduate students, engage in the broadening field of conservation biology and present their findings. 726 more words


Giant Jamboree 2014

La edición del 2014 de la competencia iGEM fue inaugurada este viernes 31 de Octubre en el centro de convenciones John B. Hynes en Boston. Más de 200 equipos de universidades e institutos de alrededor del mundo presentarán los proyectos que desarrollaron durante este verano mientras que un jurado compuesto por académicos de diferentes disciplinas los calificará y dará a conocer el Lunes 3 de Noviembre los resultados finales. 14 more words