High School iGEM

High school students work directly with U of L undergraduates and graduate students on developing and executing a research project within the frame of the iGEM (international Genetically Engineered Machine) competition, providing a high-quality hands-on science experience, forging unique mentor-mentee relationships between the high school and university students. The target group are High School students. Participants have been in grades 9 - 12 with the majority in grades 11 &12. The participation is free.High school students work directly with U of L undergraduates and graduate students on developing and executing a research project within the frame of the iGEM (international Genetically Engineered Machine) competition, providing a high quality hands-on science experience, forging unique mentor mentee relationships between the high school and university students. The target group are High School students. Participants have been in grades 10 - 12 with the majority in grades 11 &12. Participation is free.

Contact(s):

Brian Dempsey

Instructor and iGEM Coordinator

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

 

For more information on previous projects:

2012 Project

2013 Project

2014 Project

2015 Project

2016 Project