iGem team wins second prize in the world championship in synthetic biology in Boston
After developing their interdisciplinary diagnostics project over the summer in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. Friedrich Simmel, the Munich team (TUM and LMU) was awarded the 1st Runner Up Prize of the "Overgraduate" section. Furthermore, it received special awards in the categories "Best Diagnostics Project", "Best Applied Design", "Best Hardware", "Best Software" as well as "Best Model".
The team was lead by the supervisors Aurore Dupin and Lukas Aufinger, further supported by Benjamin Aleritsch, Michael Heymann and Ding-Jiunn Jeffery Truong.
Congratulations to all team members and supervisors!
Thanks a lot to all sponsors of the team!