IGEM:IMPERIAL/2009/Feedback & Debriefs/Feedback 19 7

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Sunday 19th July 2009 - Afternoon Debrief

Project phases

Module 1- Compound/threshold/detection

  • Chassis?
  • List of specifications

Module 2-Encapsulation

  • List spec
  • Pros and cons of each method
  • Polyglu

Module 3- Killing strategy/gene deletion

  • List spec
  • Mechanism:Double mechanism-fail safe?
  • Sensing environment vs. timer

Module 4- Storage

  • Short term vs. longterm
  • Application
  • Viability/stability

Module 5- Delivery

  • Application
  • Pros and cons

Research strategy suggestions

  • What is your interest?
  • Main stream press
  • Motivation: Search for current problems?
  • Find genes and compounds they code for
  • Interesting molecules
  • Recent
  • Exciting