Ms. Beth Crissy supervised our lab activity and provided presentation coaching.
Project Support and Advice
Dr. Akihiro Abe: Taught us about the current advances in immunological therapy for colorectal cancer.
Taipei American School, Mr. Jude Clapper (2017 TAS iGEM team): Technical support on our experiments and wiki.
Tokyo Tech iGEM Team: Gave us feedback on the presentation of our results.
2015 Peking iGEM Team: Inspired us on our construct design.
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT): Provided us with parts of DNA for our construct.
Alex Shin & Everett Xu: Made this page and other pages.
ASIJ administration: Thank you for all of our in-school events: Blue Out Day, Back-to-School Night presentation, Relay for Life, Summer Passport Lab Work, and MPR Student Presentation.
Mr. Ed Gilmartin: Shared his personal story as a colorectal cancer survivor with the iGEM team.
Ms. Carole Nickle: Shared her personal story as a colorectal cancer survivor with the iGEM team.
Athena Brooks: Helped us reach out to the Japanese community by getting permission to hand out brochures.
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Foundation for Promotion of Cancer Research, Cancer Statistics in Japan - 2016, page 4. 20 Sept. 2017. http://ganjoho.jp/data/reg_stat/statistics/brochure/2016/cancer_statistics_2016_fig_E.pdf
Peking iGEM Team 2015, Fighting Against Tuberculosis Visualizing Nucleic Acid Detection:Project. Team:Peking/Design/PC Reporter, Peking iGEM Team 2015, 2015, 2015.igem.org/Team:Peking/Design/PC_Reporter.
SEER Cancer Stat Facts: Colon and Rectum Cancer. National Cancer Institute. Bethesda, MD, http://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/colorect.html (This citation is public domain)
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