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Welcome to the University of Chicago Wiki for the 2009 iGEM Competition!

  • iGEM is the international genetically engineered machines competition.
  • The objective of the competition is to design and build an engineered biological system using biological parts.
  • Check out our promotional brochure here to learn about the Synthetic Biology research at UChicago.
  • If you are interested in supporting synthetic biology research at UChicago please contact us at (synbiochicago [at] gmail.com) to help out!

Resources Resources

Learn more about iGEM 2009, and synthetic biology.

For more info on this year's iGEM please see 2009.igem.org.

More links are available at iGEM Resources page


External links



Lab Etiquette

Wiki editing resources


Want to help out the iGEM team?

Want to join the iGEM team?

  • Graduate students and faculty interested in advising the team should email synbiochicago [at] gmail.com
  • Undergraduate students can get involved through the Synthetic Biology RSO by contacting Nora Yucel at (norayucel [at] uchicago.edu )


To view our current sponsors, please visit our Sponsors page.


  • June 15 - Preliminary team rosters due
  • June 22- Summer term, training begins
  • July 6 - Official Research begins
  • August 1 - Team project descriptions due
  • September 10 - Summer research ends
  • October 30-November 2 - iGEM competition Jamboree, MIT, USA

Project information

  • To see what projects are in the works, and access relevant papers see our brainstorming page.


  • Projects! Weekly lab meetings to be announced.
  • For a week-to-week updates, go to our meeting notes or check out our Team Notebook

People People

The University of Chicago iGEM team consists of 6 full-time undergraduate students and one part-time student working during summer 2009 on engineering a biological systems.



  • Satoe Takahashi

Faculty Advisors

Email undergrads: synbiochicago [AT] gmail.com

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