Vanderbilt iGEM is indebted to countless mentors and gracious sponsors who have enabled our team to thrive as an independent research initiative. We would like to acknowledge each of them as follows:
Dr. Katherine Friedman, for serving as our team’s faculty liaison and adviser, for qPCR and photocrosslinker instrument access, and for valuable insight into project planning and troubleshooting.
Dr. Christina Marasco, for serving as our team’s liaison with the Searle Systems Biology and Bioengineering Undergraduate Research Program, a principal source of interdisciplinary mentorship and funding.
Dr. Douglas McMahon, for graciously providing our laboratory space within the School of Biological Sciences.
Dr. Ian Macara, for enabling us to present our research at a Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series.
Dr. Brian Bachmann, for valuable insight into applicability of mutation reduction techniques.
Dr. M. Wade Calcutt, for serving as our team’s liaison with the Mass Spectrometry Core Lab, and for valuable insight into LC-MS instrumentation operation and data analysis.
Cait Kirby, for valuable insight into analyzing qPCR data.
Kendra Oliver, for assisting with our educational outreach program
Searle Systems Biology and Bioengineering Undergraduate Research Program .
School of Engineering, Vanderbilt University
College of Arts & Sciences, Vanderbilt University
Department of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University
Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University
Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc.
New England Biolabs, Inc.