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Last day to register to attend the Giant Jamboree! [details]

October 3, 2014

last day to register for Giant Jamboree!

Late registration for the Giant Jamboree ends today, so be sure to register by tonight if you haven't already!

October 1, 2014

Sheraton room block extension!

Due to issues with the booking website, the Sheraton Boston has extended their booking deadline. Jamboree attendees now have until October 13 at 5:00PM EDT to book hotel rooms at the Sheraton.

Remember to book by the deadline to save $150 per room.

  • Sheraton Boston (preferred hotel, attached to Hynes Convention Center)
  • Deadline: October 13 EXTENDED
  • *Remember, rooms are only available on a first come first serve basis so book now!*
  • Rates: $199 - $279 USD
  • Booking code: iGEM
  • Booking website: booking link

Additional details can be found on the hotel information page.

NOTE: if you have issues booking through the website, please send a screenshot of the error to HQ [at] iGEM [dot] org.

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.

September 26, 2014

iGEM Community page

Check out the iGEM 2014 Community page! If you have news, events, team videos, etc., that you would like to share with the rest of the iGEM community, email us at: hq (at)!

We've recently added community contributions from:

  • SF Bay Area DIYbio
  • Oxford
  • Paris-Saclay
  • METU Turkey
  • Macquarie Australia
  • ATOMS-Turkiye
  • Tec-Monterrey
  • Virtus Parva
  • BGU Israel
  • Valencia Biocampus
  • Waterloo
  • Imperial

September 25, 2014

Design your team banner!

This year you can design a team banner and we will print for you!
The banners will be displayed at the Giant Jamboree for everyone to see. Banner designs are due October 13, and more details are available on the Banner page.

September 24, 2014

Next Safety Office Hours: September 29 / Check-Ins due October 1

Do you have questions about Check-Ins, or any other topics related to safety in iGEM? Join on Skype for Safety Office Hours!

  • Monday, September 29, 12:00 noon EDT
  • Monday, September 29, 21:00 EDT

Remember that you should submit any necessary Check-Ins by October 1. Please send a Check-In for any organism or part that is not on the White List. If you start using a new organism/part at any time, even after October 1, you can submit a Check-In at that time.

September 17, 2014

Measurement data due

For teams participating in the interlab study, please note that your measurement data is due this Friday September 19! For a full list of requirements and extra credit opportunities, check out the interlab study page!

The complete Calendar of Events is also available for viewing.

September 16, 2014

Game Room at Giant Jamboree

‪If you've developed any games this year, let us know! There will be a Game Room at the ‎Giant Jamboree‬ for you to showcase them!

Email us for more info: hq (at) igem (dot) org

September 5, 2014

Interested in working at iGEM Headquarters?

We have several positions available. Come to the iGEM Headquarters Jobs information session and sign up for an interview time slot at the Giant Jamboree. See the Jobs page for details on positions available and feel free to contact us for more information.

Upcoming Deadlines

Special Events

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

Partner Offers

  • See how our partners can help you!