Giant Jamboree/Related Events



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After iGEM

You have participated in iGEM... but what happens beyond the competition? After iGEM is a way to continue to make an impact on the world. You are the leaders of the field -- and we want to help you succeed.

Biosecurity Policy Conference

Are you ready to take your Human Practices to the next level? Do you want to engage with policy makers?

Join After iGEM and the MIT Center for International Studies the day after the Jamboree (November 5th, 2019) at MIT to investigate real problems in collaboration with policy makers and other students. Hear from policy makers about their journey and what are the next big challenges that require your help!

Please contact ronit [at] igem [dot] org with any questions

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Date: Tuesday, November 5

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Walker Memorial, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Let us know if you can make it!

Sign up by Wednesday, October 16

Industry Tours

Curious about the biotech industry? See where the magic happens by taking advantage of iGEM's partners industry tours.

New England Biolabs Site Visit and Tour

Are you using NEB® reagents in your iGEM project?

Sign up your team by Monday, September 23rd, for a chance to tour NEB’s laboratories, meet their scientists, and hear a presentation from Nobel Laureate Sir Richard Roberts, immediately following this year’s iGEM 2019 Giant Jamboree.

Created "by scientists for scientists", New England Biolabs® is renowned for consistently providing exceptional product quality, and unsurpassed technical support. For over four decades, NEB has been shaping the landscape of bioscience research by discovering, developing, and supporting superior research reagents, as well as publishing its research work in leading journals. NEB also ensures the environmental sustainability of its business practices.

Selected teams will visit NEB for a half day on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019, free of charge*.

  • Buses will be provided from Hynes Convention Center at 9:00 AM for the 1 hour ride north to NEB
  • Staff scientists will provide tours of NEB headquarters
  • Nobel Laureate Sir Richard Roberts will discuss the use of GMOs in precision agriculture
  • Teams will have the opportunity to discuss their posters with our scientists over lunch
  • Buses will return to Hynes by 3:00 PM

Date: Tuesday, November 5

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: NEB Headquarters - Ipswich, MA

Sign up below for a chance to visit NEB:

Apply by Monday, September 23