Ambra Giuliano: Human Practices and Public Engagement, demonstrated at the Science Centre and Explorathon, presented at Edinburgh meet up
Jane Gourlay: AraC subgroup, demonstrated at the Science Centre, presented at Edinburgh meet up
Ross Hannah: Xylulose production, demonstrated at Explorathon
Greig McLay: Biomedical Engineering, biosensor design, demonstrated at Explorathon, presented at Edinburgh meet up
Ailish O’Sullivan: mtlR subgroup, producer of crowdfunding video
Alison Stewart: Quorum Sensing subgroup and voiceover for the Crowdfunding video, demonstrated at the Science Centre and Explorathon
Hannah Taylor: Interlab, AND gate, demonstrated at the Science Centre
Sean Colloms - Supervisor: Provided equipment, consumables, and lab space. Helped with all things Molecular Biology based and provided detailed feedback on our weekly presentations and project reports.
Julien Reboud - Supervisor: Helped with the Engineering side of the project and gave useful feedback on our weekly presentations. Made an amazing Avocado Key Lime pie.
James Provan - Advisor: Showed us all the lab techniques needed for our project and helped us all plan the experiments we would be doing. Helped us to modify our projects (repeatedly) and provided patience and support every day.
Katy Baker - Advisor: Helped us day in and day out with problems in the lab that we were too scared to tell anyone else about. Helped with the testing part of the Quorum sensing subproject. Also did a marvellous job of making our mascot, Henrietta.
Jumai Abioye - Advisor: Helped the team with troubleshooting and giving advice on planning experiments.
Dr Paul Everest (University of Glasgow): Helped us with Campylobacter information, including removal of the capsule
Dr Richard Daniel (University of Newcastle): Kindly donated a sample of Bacillus subtilis for use in our project and gave advice on how to work with the bacterium.
Ruiyang He: Lab Intern who worked on the AND gate subproject
Oli Hawes: Coded the template for our wiki page
Dr Steven Kane : Postdoc in the Colloms' lab and helped with the design of the minimal pBAD
Everyone who kindly supported us on our crowdfunding page
Human Practice Support
Laurence Baker (Scottish Agricultural College): Member of a research team involved in a range of poultry research projects, helped us to evaluate the usefulness of a Campylobacter biosensor in terms of applications and timing.
Dr Jane Calvert (University of Edinburgh): Showed great interest in the project and directed us towards further academic collaboration.
Dr Paul Ellwood (University of Liverpool, STIR protocol associate): Helped us to incorporate ideas from the STIR protocol into our project, by explaining the structure and narrative of his engagement with the STIR conversations.
Dr Chris French (University of Edinburgh, Arsenic Biosensor Collaboration): Helped us greatly to understand the challenged posed by EU legislation on our project, which have previously been faced by the Arsenic Biosensor Collaboration.
Dr Becky Hothersall (University of Glasgow, Public Engagement Officer): Provided us with great support in terms of public engagement activities and opportunities.
Dr Melanie Jimenez (University of Glasgow, Biomedical Engineering): Helped us incredibly with the design of our public engagement activities and provided great support for the engineered design of our biosensor.
Dr Deborah Scott (University of Edinburgh): Helped us with some brilliant advice on our human resources. Dr Scott is specialised in the governance of synthetic biology with a background in law.
Emily Larson and Maria Papanatsiou (University of Glasgow): Podcast for the Institute of Molecular, Cell, and Systems Biology.
Lewis Thomson (University of Glasgow, Information and Media Officer): Helped us incredibly with our publications on the Campus and School of Life Sciences newsletter.
Dr Scott Ramsay (University of Glasgow, Effective learning advisor): Helped us greatly with public engagement opportunities and the Talk about [X] project.
Jamie Gallagher (University of Glasgow, Public Engagement officer): Helped us finalise our public engagement activities and supported us throughout our application for Explorathon.
Tim Chandler; Adam Hardgrave; Dr Kevin Hargin; Abrar Jaffer (Foodborne Disease Control policy area): Acting on Campylobacter Together Campaign from Food Standards Agency.
Glasgow Science Centre: Thank you for inviting us to participate at the Meet the Expert event.
Riverside Museum: Thank you for hosting us at the Explorathon Extravaganza event.
New England Biolabs
Founded in the mid-1970s as a collective of scientists committed to developing innovative products for the life sciences industry, New England Biolabs is now a recognized world leader in the discovery, development and commercialization of recombinant and native enzymes for genomic research.
BMG LabTech UK
BMG LABTECH is a leading global manufacturer of innovative, high-quality, and reliable microplate reader instrumentation. This iGEM team received a microplate reader from BMG LABTECH
Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid-, sample-, and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes pipettes and automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, and DNA amplification equipment as well as ultra-low temperature freezers, fermentors, bioreactors, CO2 incubators, shakers, and cell manipulation systems.
Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc.
Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc. (IDT), headquartered in Coralville, Iowa, is the world's largest supplier of custom nucleic acids, serving the areas of academic research, biotechnology, clinical diagnostics, and pharmaceutical development. IDT's primary business is the manufacturing of custom DNA and RNA oligonucleotides (oligos) for research applications. This iGEM team received free DNA synthesis from IDT.
Wellcome Trust Funding
The Wellcome Trust is a biomedical research charity based in London, United Kingdom. It was established in 1936 with legacies from the pharmaceutical magnate Sir Henry Wellcome to fund research to improve human and animal health. The aim of the Trust is to "achieve extraordinary improvements in health by supporting the brightest minds", and in addition to funding biomedical research it supports the public understanding of science. This iGEM team received financial support from the Wellcome Trust.
IMechE: Institution of Mechanical Engineers
As a global community of mechanical engineers represented in over 140 countries, the Institution is the largest network of mechanical engineering knowledge, skill and opportunity in the world. This iGEM team received financial support from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
University of Glasgow
The University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities. It was founded in 1451. Along with the University of Edinburgh, the University was part of the Scottish Enlightenment during the 18th century. It is currently a member of Universitas 21, the international network of research universities. This iGEM team received financial support from the University of Glasgow.
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is a UK Research Council and NDPB and is the largest UK public funder of non-medical bioscience. It predominantly funds scientific research institutes and university research departments in the UK. This iGEM team received financial support from BBSRC.
The Microbiology Society
The Microbiology Society is a membership charity for scientists interested in microbes, their effects and their practical uses. It is one of the largest microbiology societies in Europe with a worldwide membership based in universities, industry, hospitals, research institutes and schools. This iGEM team received financial support from The Microbiology Society.
Society for Experimental Biology (SEB)
The Society for Experimental Biology is a learned society that was established in 1923 at Birkbeck College in London to "promote the art and science of experimental biology in all its branches". The society has an international membership of approximately 2000. It covers both botany and zoology and has four sections: animal, plant, cell, and education and public affairs. This iGEM team received financial support from the Society for Experimental Biology.