#UCDavis iGEM 2016 Applications are Open

Just got this announcement and am posting here:

Apply to join the 2016 UCD iGEM team to participate in a synthetic biology project to address real world problems using cutting edge techniques in chemistry, molecular biology, and computer science.

You will gain valuable interdisciplinary training in computatonal and experimental biology, including laboratory skills!

You will have the opportunity to travel to Boston in November 2016 to meet and compete with teams from around the world!

The UC Davis iGEM team has received an iGEM Gold Medal six years in a row. Be part of the next generation of award winners!

No previous biology experience is needed. All majors are welcome to apply—Computer Science, Biology, Engineering, Art, English, Communications, and more!

Apply here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/UCD_2016_iGEM Applications Due February 1st 2016

2016_flyer_final.pdf

About Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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