Indian Biological Engineering Competition (iBEC) @ Dept. of Biotechnology: Submit by Feb 10: Expired

This competition is to encourage and support student teams from India to participate in the worldwide synthetic biology competition, the iGEM [international Genetically Engineered Machine].
Who Can Apply:
The concepts may be received from undergraduate and postgraduate students with a mentor from the same Institution. The team of students applying from a particular institute would be encouraged, though not mandatory.
Broad Parameters That Define A Work As ‘Synthetic Biology’:

  • Inclusion Criteria

Rational design of biological components that include construction of standard parts (DNA, RNA, Protein), devices (modules e.g. operon, transcription factor complex) and circuits (pathways/networks).

  • Exclusion Criteria

Standard molecular biology studies that do not map to the rational design approach
Application Criteria:

  • Maximum of 10 member team, including a mentor with credible experience -Proposal based on pre-existing iGEM parts.

Click here to register for the competition.
Shortlisting Process:

  • Teams will be invited to submit full proposals.
  • Due consideration will be given to the extent of non-obviousness and potential applications emerging from the proposed work.

Important Dates:
Last date for proposal submission: February 10, 2018
Dr. Sangita M. Kasture, Joint Director / Scientist ā€˜Eā€™,
Email: sangita.kasture@nic.in

For further details, Please click the link given here.


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