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2012 UCSF iGEM team presents research on tunable bacterial symbiosis

October 19, 2012

The 2012 UCSF iGEM team recently wrapped up their summer research by presenting a poster and presentation at the iGEM America’s West Jamboree at Stanford University.

This year’s project investigated bacterial collaboration and was titled: “Cell Mates: Engineering Metabolic Cooperation and Cellular Codependence” The team consisted of 5 recently graduated students from Abraham Lincoln High School, 2 returning undergraduate students, a student from City College of San Francisco, and an exchange student from Peking University. Congratulations to the team on receiving a gold medal at the Jamboree! For more information on their project and results visit the 2012 UCSF iGEM website.