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i GE M i st he hi ghl y s uc c es s f ul y ea r l y i nt er na t i ona lc ompet i t i on f or Genet i c a l l y E ngi neer edMa c hi nesa nnua l l yor ga ni z edbyt heMa s s a c hus et t sI ns t i t ut eofT ec hnol ogy( MI T ) i nBos t on. I nt er di s c i pl i na r yt ea msofhi ghl ymot i v a t eda ndbr i ghtunder gr a dua t es t udent sdes i gna nd bui l dbi ol ogi c a l na noma c hi nesdur i ngt hes ummer . S i nc e2003, ov er400pr oj ec t sha v ebeenpr es ent ed. T oa c c ommoda t e t hes pec t ac ul argr owt hi nt henumberofpar t i c i pat i ngt eams , i GEM Hea dqua r t er s( nonpr o tor ga ni z a t i on)ha v ei ni t i a t edr egi ona l i GEM c ompet i t i onsf or2011. Amer i c a , As i aa ndEur opewi l l s el ec tt hebes t t eamsf ort heupc omi ngi GEM wor l dc hampi ons hi pi nBos t on. VU Uni ver s i t yAms t er dam,Del f t ,Uni ver s i t yofTec hnol ogyandt he Uni v er s i t yofGr oni ngeni nt heNet her l a ndswer es el ec t edt oor ga ni z e t he r s tE ur opea nJ a mbor eei nAms t er da mi nOc t ober2011.

T hei GE MJ a mbor eea t t r a c t sal a r genumberofs eni or a ndy oungs c i ent i s t s : t hec ur r enta ndf ut ur eE ur opea n l ea der si nt henew el dof S y nt het i cBi ol ogy . T heE ur oper egi ona l j a mbor eewi l lbeat woda yev entwher ea l lE ur opea ni GE M t ea mswi l l pr es entt hei rwor k . F ort hi sev entweex pec ta bout500 s t udent sa nd100s uper v i s or s . T hes t udentpr oj ec t sa r eev a l ua t ed byabr oa dofi ndependentj udgesc omi ngf r om a c a demi aa nd t hei ndus t r ya l l ov erE ur ope. T heev entwi l l s uppor ts c i enc ea nd educ a t i oni namot i v a t i onma nner .

Bi ol ogi c a l pa r t s c a nbewel l deneda nd c ha r a c t er i z edi nt hes a mewa ya s el ec t r i c or mec ha ni c a lc omponent s ( s t a nda r di z a t i on) .T hes eba s i cbi ol ogi c a l bui l di ngbl oc k s , t he' Bi oBr i c k ' , c a nt henbe us edt odes i gndev i c esa nds y s t emst ha t a r emor ea ndmor ec ompl ex( hi er a r c hy ) . A da t a ba s eofBi oBr i c k sha sbeeni ni t i a t eda f ewy ea r sa goa ndi sc ur r ent l yma i nt a i ned by t he i GE M or ga ni z a t i on ( Regi s t r y of S t a nda r dBi ol ogi c a l Pa r t s ) .


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T ea ms T he i GE M c ompet i t i on s t r et c hes ov er mul t i pl e di s c i pl i nes ,t het ea mswor konpl a s mi dc ons t r uc t i on, a s s a ydev el opmenta ndmodel i nga ndc ons t r uc t i onofgenet i c c i r c ui t s ,met a bol i ca nd s i gna lt r a ns duc t i on pa t hwa y s .I n a ddi t i ont het ea msa l s oev a l ua t et hes oc i a l ,ec onomi ca nd env i r onment a li mpa c toft hei rpr oj ec ta ndi nf or mt hegener a l publ i ca boutt hes et ec hnol ogi es . T hes oc i et a l v a l ueofpr oj ec t s i st her ef or enots ol el yba s edons c i ent icmer i t , buta l s oont hei r s oc i a l , ec onomi ca ndenv i r onment a l i mpa c t .

E duc a t i on on i t i GEM compet hei nt ngi i pat ci i t spar udent St on i t a c ommuni c , t i r pi ms ea t , y t i v i t ea r nc si l l i k ops el dev yhave ommonl eam c het soft Themember on. i at z gani andor , ogy ol rbi a ul ec om mol r ngf ngi a oundsr gr k c entba er ydi er v al i oc s , s c i hemat mat , s c i mat or nf i , s c i phys y, r t s hemi c ) obi ( han uc ns ngi ki y.Wor mac neandphar i c omedi est enc i c s he nst i a r ndt edgea nowl hek denst oa m br ea yt r na i pl i c s di er nt i ex ompl nac heri hot c hea c ea ndt na i a pl ex e, t a ooper oc yt t i l bi a ngand i eanappeal ochoos eam t on.Forat i zat gani or e. c a espl k a ngt i z i t i or i ndpr onsa i s us c s di , s i s y l na a on, i t a r epa pr ng, mi or t ns i a eofbr s apha , t ec oj epr bl i s ea f es i t i s er v nyuni nma I . y t i s er v runi hei om t r sf or t uc r t ns ndi sa or s i dv ica ent i c ics pec es v ol nv si udent t hes T a e s o o h c s t n e d u t s M GE meri or hef nyoft ma , y l l ona i t Addi um. ul c i r ur hec nt sbeenembeddedi M ha GE i ton c mpa sahugei ndha sa udent t os ooert ott sal M ha GE i . s t ec oj tPhDpr r a t nds ea enc i c ns eeri r a c . es enc i c es f i nl hi c r ea es cr demi a c a

Cooper a t i on T os t r engt hen t he s oc i a la nd env i r onment a la s pec ti nt he E ur opea ni GE Mt r a j ec t or y ,wec ooper a t ewi t ht heRa t hena u I ns t i t uut .T heRa t hena uI ns t i t uutha sbeenes t a bl i s hed byt heDut c h gov er nmentt opr omot epol i t i c a la ndpubl i copi ni onma k i ngons c i enc e a ndt ec hnol ogy .Wes eet he1s tE ur opea nJ a mbor eea sa nex c el l ent oppor t uni t yt oenga gei GE Ms t udent sa ndt hebr oa derpubl i ci nt he ongoi ngi nt er na t i ona l deba t ea boutt hef ut ur ec ha nc esa ndi mpl i c a t i ons ofs y nt het i cbi ol ogyf ors oc i et y .

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S i nc e 2008, t he Net her l a nds i s r epr es ent edi nt hei GE M c ompet i t i onwi t ht ea ms f or mt heDel f t , Uni v er s i t y ofT ec hnol ogya nd t he Uni v er s i t yofGr oni ngen. And wi t hs uc c es s ,t he v a r i ous pr oj ec t s wer e r ewa r ded wi t hs ev er a l a wa r ds : T wo t i mes na l i s t ,bes ti nf or ma t i on pr oc es s i ngpr oj ec tpr i z e, bes tpr es ent a t i on pr i z e, bes twi k i .Ont opoft ha t r ec ei v eda l l Dut c ht ea ms a gol d meda lf or t he Bi oBr i c k st heydes i gned a nd c ha r a c t er i z ed,t hei r huma npr a c t i c epr ogr a m a nd model i ng a nd s of t wa r eeor t s .

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