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2016 UNL iGEM Team

2016 UNL iGEM Team


An interdisciplinary undergraduate team composed of chemistry,
computer science/engineering, and chemical engineering majors

International Genetically Engineered Machine Team <br>An interdisciplinary undergraduate team composed of chemistry, computer science and chemical engineering majors| University of Nebraska–Lincoln

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln iGEM
International Genetically Engineered Machine



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Our Team

Our research team is an interdisciplinary team of 6 students: 2 Chemistry majors, 2 Chemical Engineering majors, and 2 Computer Science/Engineering majors. We are the first iGEM team in the state of Nebraska and we are excited about our summer research experience.

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iGEM

iGEM (international Genetically Engineered Machines) is an international academic competition where student research teams carry out a summer research project in the field of synthetic biology and compete in the world conference at MIT in Boston, MA.

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Our Project

Our 2016 summer research project aims to address the excess reactive nitrogen problem in waterways. We plan to engineer E. coli to convert nitrates to atmospheric nitrogen in order to restore nitrate concentrations to safe levels for marine life.

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Sponsor

Our sponsors help to make all of our lab research possible. All donations/ contributions help to fund our lab research and help to fund our team's international conference expenses. If you would like to donate/sponsor our team, click here.




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