The Queen's Genetically Engineered Machine Team (QGEM) is a multidisciplinary, student-lead research/design team that works throughout the summer to develop a synthetic biology project to solve a local problem with a global prevalence. his year, the team will be collaborating with Queens research group 'Open Plastic' to develop a novel project involving plastic degrading enzymes (PETases).

Each year, the team competes in the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition held in Paris France where over 350 teams from all over the world come together to compete for medals and awards.

The Wiki Developer

Each season the team is required to create a wiki page outlining the details of the project. The wiki developer will be responsible for developing the team website as per the iGEM guidelines. Experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript as well as previous web development experience is an asset. The position starts in May, however will require the most commitment in the August-October months, when the project is wrapping up. This is a great opportunity to work on a side project and add to your portfolio.

See previous wiki pages here:

Applications close March 18th at 11:59 pm.

If you have any questions, please address them to qgem@