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an NIGMS national systems biology center


News focus on UCSF high school iGEM team

November 17, 2012

Who says summer break is only for hanging out at the beach? For some lucky students from Lincoln High School in San Francisco,  the summer was also spent working in a research laboratory at UCSF, piecing together a project entitled “Building a Synthetic Community: Yeast We Can!” The Lincoln High School-UCSF partnership team, now in its fifth year, participates annually in the international synthetic biology iGEM competition, and the 2011 team’s gold-medal winning efforts were recently featured in a UCSF news article here.