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UBC iGEM Club – Brief Workshop
Team meeting: tomorrow 4pm MSL 226 Dr. Eric Lagally and Dr. Joanne Fox Presentation at M&I seminar: Friday 4pm 3:50pm at West Entrance Project Proposal: March 3 rd 4:30pm MSL 101 After reading break minutes each Voting at the end
Goal: to build our own biological machine New Application Food/Energy: U Pavia, Ethanol? Whey not! Foundational Advance: UA, Project BioBytes Health/Medicine: Stanford, Immuni-T. coli Environment: Cambridge, E. Chromi Manufacturing Information Processing: TU Delft, Bacterial Relay Software Tools
Step 1. think outside the box Daily life News In class
Step 2. decide on a topic New Application Food/Energy Foundational Advance Health/Medicine Environment Manufacturing Information Processing Software Tools
Step 3. research, reserach, research Google, Wikipedia Scientific literature Previous iGEM projects
Keywords Boolean searching AND, NOT, OR Focusing a search Date Author Journal
Google scholar Citation count and links Web of Science Defined search and filtering Pubmed Links to related topics
Review articles Read the appropriate section Look at figures
iGEM 2010: iGEM 04-09: titions titions Team abstracts Team wiki Presentation Poster
Step 4. briefly record your search results
Step 5. discuss you idea with other people Professors Grad students 2009 UBC iGEM team members Peers
Computer modeling Ethics
The specific project idea, well-contained, and its relation to the iGEM concept The significance to the world if this idea came to fruition. Any faculty on campus who could add expertise in the experimental phase of the project (for example, Dr. Lindsay Eltis in TB work, Dr.Phil Hieter in yeast genetics, etc.) A proposed budget based on the broad experiments you will need to conduct, including how much sequencing, how much PCR, etc. Ask me for help with this if you need it. The research part of the TLEF budget right now is $10,500. Similar ideas being worked on in the world now, and previous attempts at this or similar ideas within the iGEM competition.
Following all the presentations, we will discuss the ideas, and then vote by secret ballot. The winner will be chosen by a 2/3 majority. If a 2/3 majority is not reached, then a run-off vote, also by secret ballot, between the closest contenders will be held, and the winner of that vote by simple majority (50%) will be chosen as the project for the summer.