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.
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Applications close March 18th at 11:59 pm.
If you have any questions, please address them to qgem@ engsoc.queensu.ca.