iGEM at UVa

VGEM is a group of undergraduate students who collaborate in synthetic biology research to participate in the annual International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition. Come see what we do!

Our Team

We are a group of students who are passionate about research. We are engineers, biologists, and biochemists. See who currently makes up the 2014 iGEM team.

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Our Research

Our projects are student led. This year, we engineered a biofilter out of E. coli bacteria that filters out microplastics out of wastewater.

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Past Projects

The current Virginia iGEM team selects the members of each new generation of teams each year. See what our predecessors have accomplished.

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