Duke’s iGEM team earns silver medal

Duke’s Genetically Engineered Machines Club—took home a silver award in the iGEM 2013 North America Jamboree in Toronto.  BME majors Matt Baron, Cameron Kim, Hyun Soo Kim, and Ashley Reid, Matt Farnitano (Biology) and Janan Zhu (Biophysics/Math) competed against 55 teams.

You can read more about their project, Designing Synthetic Gene Networks Using Artificial Transcription Factors in Yeast, on the team’s webpage.