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Giant Jamboree Update: STRICT ACCESS CONTROL — badges must be worn at all times. Only confirmed registrants will receive badges. Details

Giant Jamboree Update: All room block discount codes have expired. Still need to book? Contact HQ [at] iGEM [dot] org for assistance right away.

October 17, 2014

team banners

If you didn't get a chance to send us your team banner before the deadline, you have until Monday October 20 to send us your design!

October 16, 2014

practice session sign-up sheet

Teams can practice their presentations on Thursday October 30 at the Hynes Convention Center, and can register for a timeslot on the practice session sign-up sheet.

October 10, 2014

wiki freeze Oct 17 -- Wiki Frozen

Team wikis will be frozen on October 17 at 11:59PM EDT! Be sure to read the Wiki How-To page for information on wiki requirements and an insider perspective from an iGEM alum! In particular:

  • host all wiki content (code, files, etc.) on
  • don't wait until the last minute to update your wiki
  • name uploaded files clearly with unique names

October 8, 2014

Judging forms now available. Deadline: October 17th

Judging forms are now available! Judging forms are used to communicate your work and achievements with the judges. Judges will look at your wikis, but these forms help them understand where to look, especially if you have many pages. The forms are available on the 2014 Judging Forms page. Please login and complete them now! The deadline is the 17th of October. Please see the official iGEM calendar for for important deadlines.

October 8, 2014

Safety forms now viewable from Official Team Profile

We have added links on your Official Team Profile page, so that participants and judges can view (but not edit) your safety forms. There is no need to copy the whole content of your safety forms onto your wiki, although we encourage you to write something about safety.

October 6, 2014

part submissions

As you're preparing your part submission to iGEM HQ, be sure that your part follows these requirements:

  1. parts shipped to the Registry must be documented on the Registry
  2. parts must be BioBrick (RFC 10) compatible
  3. samples must be in pSB1C3, the Registry's standard shipping backbone

Please also note that part submissions should be either liquid DNA samples or dried DNA samples, but that we no longer accept paper submissions. Please read the DNA submission, submission requirements, and submission formats pages for additional information and details.

Part submissions must be received by iGEM Headquarters by October 10 in order to be eligible for medals and awards.

October 5, 2014

Registration update

Online registration for the Giant Jamboree has closed. Need to register? Contact registration [at] igem [dot] org to inquire about online registration eligibility.

September 30, 2014

poster guidelines

Be sure to look at the poster guidelines and judging requirements and keep them in mind as you begin creating your team poster! Information about the expected components, evaluation criteria, and the judging process can be found on the Poster Guidelines page.

Giant Jamboree
on site registration

Registration for the Giant Jamboree is only available on site. Contact registration [at] igem [dot] org for questions.

Upcoming Deadlines

Special Events

  • Regional Lounges
  • Team Banner showcase
  • Startup Showcase
  • Concert / Dance Party

Partner Offers

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