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IDT DNA Synthesis Offer

IDT is once again graciously extending their FREE custom DNA offer to iGEM teams, offering 20 kb of DNA as gBlocks® Gene Fragments free of charge to each iGEM 2017 team!

Your team can sign up for IDT's offer here.

2017 Distribution Kits

Distribution kits are being shipped! This year's kits include over 2000 parts, and much more! See the Distribution Handbook for information about contents, storage, and usage.

Kits will only be shipped to approved teams, so make sure your team's application materials have been submitted!

Apply for Your Travel Visa!

We recommend that teams who need a visa to travel to the United States of America should apply for their visa as early as possible.

You don't want to miss out on the amazing experience at the Giant Jamboree, so apply early! Check out our Visa Application Help Page for more details.

Safety in iGEM 2017

Team Post of the Day

Piers Millet, iGEM Director of Safety and Security

Useful Links for Safety in iGEM

Look at the links below for more information about the topics Piers mentioned!


To Our Community

We at iGEM Headquarters want to take a moment to remind everyone that we are truly an international and diverse community. We take our values seriously and believe the international aspect of iGEM is a large part of what makes iGEM a success. Like many of you, we have been paying close attention to recent events in the United States and will continue to do so in the coming weeks and months. We have begun and will continue to have discussions here at HQ with the focus on making sure all of our teams can participate openly in iGEM. If you have any concerns or suggestions, please send us a message at hq AT igem DOT org.

30 January 2017

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