Team:Imperial College/Medals

Jamboree Results

Grand Prize Winner Undergraduate
Best Foundational Advance Project
Best Wiki
Best Poster
Best Education & Public Engagement
Best New Basic Part - STAR (BBa_K1893010)

Nominated for Best New Composite Part - Arabinose inducible gp2 (BBa_K1893016)
Nominated for Best Model
Nominated for Best Integrated Human Practices

Jamboree Pictures (Photo Credit to iGEM Foundation and Justin Knight)


Registered for iGEM, had a great summer, and plan to attend the Giant Jamboree.
Documented our project on our Team Wiki page.
Plan to present a poster of our project and talk at the Giant Jamboree.
Attributed all of the work done for our project correctly.
Created and documented Part pages on the Registry for the Parts we have made.
Submitted DNA samples of your new Parts to the Registry.
Completed safety forms for safety check in, about our lab, about our project and our final safety form.
Completed the judging form.
Documented at least one new standard BioBrick Part or Device central to our project and submit this part to the iGEM Registry. BBa_K1893010 (STAR) BBa_K1893009 (STAR Reporter) BBa_K1893016 (AraBAD + gp2)).


Validated Part: (BBa_K1893010 (STAR) BBa_K1893009 (STAR Reporter) BBa_K1893016 (AraBAD + gp2)).
Collaboration: This year we have collaborated with 12 iGEM teams, details of which can be found on our collaborations page
Some of our contributions include filling in surveys for LMU, TU Munich, Paris Saclay and the UCL iGEM teams and providing technical support and equipment for the City of London high school team.
Human Practices:


Integrated Human Practices
Improve a previous part or project: We have improved 5 parts in our project. All of our parts can be found here:

In our proof of concept, we transformed two cell populations with different chromoproteins. The cells expressing the chromoproteins were mixed to form new colours from various co-cultures. We also found that different chromoproteins placed varied loads on the the cell populations, resulting in different growth rates, so that, if grown together, one coloured population would likely outcompete the other. Our Genetically Engineered Artificial Ratio (G.E.A.R.) system could work to maintain the colour of the co-culture by slowing the growth of the faster growing population.


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