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Welcome to the iGEM 2019 Competition Website!

314 teams are registered so far!

Getting started?

Take a look at some of the resources we have prepared to help you:

Visa Help

iGEM can provide you with an invitation letter to start your visa application process. We recommend you apply early!


Access our newly published standard measurement protocols designed for teams by our Measurement Committee.

Safety and Security

Complying with the safety and security requirements is a condition of competing at iGEM, including checking in and meeting deadlines.

Open Now

  • Apply Now to be an iGEM Judge More...
  • Submit a Safety Check-In Form More...
  • Create a Visa Invitation Letter More...
  • Start editing your wiki More...
  • Add members to your team roster More...

Upcoming Dates

  • May 31: Last chance - Late Team Registration closes More...
  • May 31: First round of judge selections More...
  • June 12: Second deadline for Twist Bioscience synthesis orders More...



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Sent: May 8, 2019

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