SCUT students win 2 silver medals in iGEM
November 20,2014 17:19:35 readCount:6029

SCUT-China making an oral defense
Sketch map of SCUT-China's program  
Sketch map of SCUT's program Photo of the two teams

From Oct. 30 to Nov. 3, the global final of International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (iGEM) 2014 was held at Hayes Conference Center, Boston. Two teams named SCUT-China and SCUT performed well in the competition with two silver medals.
 
The project of SCUT-China is Programmed Polyketide Synthesis, led by LIAO Xihao, WENG Qitong, WU Yiran, TAN Qifeng, and CHEN Yiding. After presenting their poster, speech, and oral defense, the five won the silver medal at the undergraduates' group of manufacturing direction.
 
With a focus of cellular compartmentalization, SCUT team put forward a new concept -- PAN-compartmentalization. The team mainly led by ZHANG Junjie, FAN Chuyao, PENG Ye, HU Weipeng and WANG Zhizheng won a silver medal at the postgraduates' group of fundamental research eventually.
 
It is reported that these two teams have been funded by Innovation Foundation for Undergraduates offered by School of Biological Science and Engineering; and a collaborative and innovative team of 30 members who came from School of Biological Science and Engineering, School of Design, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, School of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Software and School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering was formed under the support and instruction of many teachers like TAN Wen, LIN Ying, PAN Li, LI Shuang and YE Yanrui, Teaching Affairs Office, the Graduate School, and International Office.
Edited by WU Yuyu and DONG Peiyun
From SCUT News Center