To screen novel synthetic drugs made by NRPS, we need a compatible biomarker. Enter: Indigoidine (blue pigment) and the IndC module.
To engineer our own NRPS system that can integrate amino acids of our choosing, we will explore altering the adenylation domain of NRPS modules.
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On Sunday, the QGEM team headed out to Stanley Lash Lane to visit the locally famous hiking spot, Rock Dunder. Rock Dunder features a number of hiking trails ranging from easy to moderate to intense in their difficulty. Our team, of course, opted for the most difficult trek... (read more!)
To supplement our project this year on novel drug discovery and optimization, as well as related projects engaged by other iGEM teams, we’ve decided to film a three-part interview series. This interview series aims to address overarching questions related to... (read more!)
On Wednesday June 29th, the QGEM team decided to head over to Geneva Crêpe Cafe Bistro for lunch! The team spent the lunch hour enjoying delicious crêpes and waffles while doing some core team bonding. Not wanting to lose any time, we ordered! Some of us ordered... (read more!)
On this fine Tuesday in QGEM history, the 28th day of the sixth month, we are excited to announce the official launch of our new website (*cheering and applause*). We’re so excited to be able to share with you QGEM’s synbio journey with project archives and blog posts, as well as photos from... (read more!)