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UCSF iGEM program receives accolades

November 6, 2012

The UCSF iGEM program was recognized as part of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Outstanding Community Service Award to the UCSF School of Medicine.

The UCSF iGEM program, originally started by Professor Wendell Lim of UCSF and George Cachianes of Lincoln High School in San Francisco, has been training high school students in team-based projects related to synthetic biology for the past 6 years. Congratulations to all who have been involved in making the program a success over the years! Read more about the AAMC award and UCSF's other community service initiatives here.