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Be a Part of QGEM and Synbio!

Do you want to be a part of the challenging, stimulating, and rewarding research experience of a lifetime? Are you interested in attending an international jamboree to witness innovation at its finest from universities all around the world? If so, you're in luck! Each year, QGEM looks for dedicated and driven students who have a passion for research and innovation and wish to join the summer team or simply learn more about synthetic biology. Students from all faculties and areas of study are welcome! Follow us on Facebook or Twitter to learn about upcoming opportunites throughout the term such as guest speakers and public seminars.

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Join the Team

We welcome students from all faculties to be part of the QGEM team, working in wet lab, dry lab (computation/coding), and outreach positions. Summer position hiring (paid and casual volunteer) is done in the winter semester through SWEP applications for the "iGEM Research Associate” position on MyCareer



Synbio Club

Weekly or biweeky discussions about the advancements in synthetic biology. Note: We strongly encourage interested students to attend Synbio Club meetings, both to get insights to our work and meet past team members.


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iGEM 2018 Giant Jamboree

The Giant Jamboree is an annual event that showcases work from the iGEM season. All iGEM teams are invited to present their synthetic biology projects and compete for prizes. This year the Jamboree will host more than 300 international, multidisciplinary teams who are eager to share and celebrate their work. The event takes place at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. The main program is the 2018 iGEM Competition, the premiere student team competition in synthetic biology. More info here.