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<p>Want to stay updated on all the presentations and events this weekend? Bloggers from <a href="http://igemwatch.net/">iGEMwatch</a> will be liveblogging from the World Championship! </p>
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<p>Be sure to check their <a href="http://igemwatch.net/">blog</a> frequently for updates!
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November 4, 2011
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<h2>community page update</h2>
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<p>The iGEM <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">Community page</a> is growing! Check out what's happening in the community. We've added several team videos, a Regional Jamboree video, and an opportunity to promote synthetic biology! Recent additions have been from:</p>
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<li>Johns Hopkins
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<li>Colombia
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<li>Paris Bettencourt
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<p>If you want to add something to the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">community page</a>, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.</p>
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November 2, 2011
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<h2>the iGEMer's prize</h2>
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<p>The iGEMer’s prize is a chance for you, the participants, to have a say in which project you consider to be the ‘best’ at this year’s competition. It is organized by iGEMers, for iGEMers.</p>
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<p>In order to make your decision as to which team you think has produced the ‘best project’, you will need to have a look at other teams’ wikis on the web. This can help you to decide what presentations and posters you might see at the jamboree to help you choose which team you would like to award this prize to.  What is it that you liked about the project? What do you think is particularly important in producing an iGEM project, and how does the team you have chosen demonstrate this?</p>
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<p>You will be given a voting ballot and instructions for how to vote <span style="font-weight:bold; color:#7fc73e;">in your team box</span> when you check in at Registration.
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November 2, 2011
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<h2>workshops at the world championship</h2>
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<p>Check out the great <a href="http://2011.igem.org/World_Championship_Jamboree/Workshops">workshops</a> scheduled for this weekend! Workshop hosts include:</p>
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<p>See the complete schedule <a href="http://2011.igem.org/World_Championship_Jamboree/Workshops">here</a>!
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November 2, 2011
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<h2>judging forms deadline</h2>
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<p>Remember, <a href="http://igem.org/Team_Judging?year=2011">judging forms</a> are due <b>tonight at 11:59PM Boston time</b>! Any member of the team can make changes as long as they are logged in. Edits to titles or abstracts should be submitted in the "Changes" box at the bottom.</p>
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<p>Complete your form <a href="http://igem.org/Team_Judging?year=2011">here</a>!
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October 31, 2011
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<h2>world championship main page</h2>
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<p>If you haven't already, check out the new main page for the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/World_Championship_Jamboree">2011 World Championship Jamboree</a>! It contains all the information you'll need to have a great experience here at MIT this coming weekend! This main page is also where you can find the:</p>
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<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/World_Championship_Jamboree/Handbook">Jamboree Handbook</a>
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<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/World_Championship_Jamboree/Schedule">Schedule of events</a>
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<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/World_Championship_Jamboree/Campus_Map">Campus map</a>
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<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/World_Championship_Jamboree/Workshops">Workshop schedule</a>
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<li>and much more!
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<p>Be sure to check often for updates!
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<p>Autodesk Maya is used by leading biovisualization studios to animate and simulate their 3D designs. Discover how Maya can help you create immersive scientific visualizations to model and analyze your research. We will be hosting a new course on <b>Sunday, November 6th, at 5:00pm to 5:30pm in room 32-141</b>.</p>
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<p>Maya software and tutorials are available for free for students and educators. Additional information and resources are available online <a href="http://students.autodesk.com">here</a>.</p>
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<p>For the complete schedule of workshops on Sunday, click <a href="http://2011.igem.org/World_Championship_Jamboree/Workshops">here</a>.</p>
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<p><a href="http://igem.org/Team_Judging?year=2011">Judging forms</a> for the <b>2011 World Championship Jamboree</b> are now available! Any member of the team can make edits to the judging form by logging in and clicking "edit" under the team project abstract. Changes to title, abstract, etc. should be noted in the "Changes" box at the bottom of the page.
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<p>The deadline for completed judging forms is <b>Monday October 31</b> at <b>11:59PM Boston time</b>. Complete your judging forms <a href="http://igem.org/Team_Judging?year=2011">here</a>!
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October 27, 2011
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<p>Remember to <a href="http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1020532">register</a> for the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/World_Championship_Jamboree">World Championship Jamboree</a> by <b>Friday October 28</b>! <b>Team members must register by Friday.</b> Pre-registration is highly recommended for all other attendees. Complete your registration <a href="http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1020532">here</a>!
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October 26, 2011
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<p>The <a href="http://2011.igem.org/World_Championship_Jamboree/Schedule/Practice_Sessions">sign-up sheet</a> for practice sessions has now been posted! Please use this sheet to sign up for a time slot for presentation practice. Rooms for practice sessions are available <b>Friday November 4th from 6pm-10pm</b>. Room numbers and locations will be announced soon!
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<p>The iGEM <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">Community page</a> is growing! Check out what's happening in the community. We've added several team videos, an app, and a game! Recent additions have been from:</p>
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<p>If you want to add something to the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">community page</a>, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.</p>
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October 20, 2011
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<p>Attention iGEM 2011 Teams advancing to the World Championship! If you have parts that you would like to submit to the Registry, you can send them to us!</p>
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<p>Your new submissions will be considered by the World Championship judges, in addition to your parts submitted for the Regional Jamborees, as long as they are received before the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">October 28 deadline</a>.</p>
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<h2>regional jamboree: asia RESULTS</h2>
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<p>See the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamborees">Results</a> from the iGEM 2011 Regional Jamboree: Asia!</p>
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<p>Congratulations to ALL of the Asia region teams.</p>
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<p>The iGEM 2011 Regional Jamboree: Asia in Hong Kong is going on now!</p>
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<p>For more information about the event see the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Asia">Regional Jamboree: Asia page</a>.</p>
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<li>Twitter: <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/search/realtime/%23igem2011regionals">#iGEM2011Regionals</a></li>
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 +
</a>
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</td>
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<td>
 +
<p>See the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamborees">Results</a> from the iGEM 2011 Regional Jamboree: Americas!</p>
 +
<p>Congratulations to ALL of the Americas region teams.</p>
 +
<ul>
 +
<lh>Keep in mind:</lh>
 +
<li>The Americas region team wikis have been thawed</li>
 +
<li>Registration for the World Championship is open. See the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamboree/Attendance_Fee">Attendance Fee page</a> for registration details</li>
 +
</ul>
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</td>
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October 11, 2011
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<h2>regional jamboree: americas now live!</h2>
 +
<table>
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<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Americas">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/2/25/IGem-Americas-logo.jpg"
 +
    style="width:144px; height:110px;"
 +
    title="Follow the Jamboree live"
 +
    alt="Regional Jamboree Americas logo">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>The iGEM 2011 Regional Jamboree: Americas in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA is going on now!</p>
 +
<p>For more information about the event see the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Americas">Regional Jamboree: Americas page</a>.</p>
 +
<p>Not at the Jamboree? Follow along!</p>
 +
<ul>
 +
<li>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/igem">iGEM HQ</a> <span style="color:red; font-weight:bold;">Follow the Awards Ceremony live!</span></li>
 +
<li>Twitter: <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/search/realtime/%23igem2011regionals">#iGEM2011Regionals</a></li>
 +
<li>IBE's Mark Riley blogs live from the Regional Jamboree: Americas on the <a href="http://blog.ibe.org/?p=366">IBE blog</a></li>
 +
</ul>
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</td>
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October 9, 2011
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<h2>world championship jamboree registration is OPEN</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<table class='pbrROL'><tr><td><div class='pbrROL-04' ><div class='ROLbtn'><ul><li><a href='http://www.regonline.com/igem2011worldchampionship' target='_blank' title='iGEM 2011 World Championship Jamboree - Register Now!'><span id='regLink'>Register Now!</span></a></li></ul></div></div></td></tr></table><link rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.regonline.com/styles/ClientButton.css" type="text/css"></td>
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<td>
 +
<p>Registration for the World Championship Jamboree is now open.</p>
 +
<p>See the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamboree/Attendance_Fee">Jamboree Attendance Fee page</a> for instructions on how to register for the Jamboree being held at <span style="font-weight: bold; color: #f16900;">MIT, November 5-7, 2011</span>.</p>
 +
<p style="font-weight:bold">For iGEM teams that advance to the World Championship, be sure to register by the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">October 28 deadline</a>!</p>
 +
</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<div class="date">
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October 5, 2011
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<h2>Asia region wikis now FROZEN!</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://igem.org/Team_Wikis?year=2011">
 +
<img src="http://igem.org/wiki/images/6/62/Asia_wiki_frozen.png"
 +
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    alt="Asia region wiki freeze">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p><b>Asia region wikis have now been frozen!</b></p>
 +
<p>Wikis for the Asia region will be thawed on <b>October 16</b> to allow teams to make changes before the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/World_Championship_Jamboree">World Championship Jamboree</a> in November. See the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">calendar of events</a> for a complete schedule!</p>
 +
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</table>
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October 5, 2011
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<h2>regional jamboree: europe RESULTS</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamborees">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/e/eb/2011-europe-awards_150px.jpg"
 +
    style="width:150px; height:113px;"
 +
    title="See the winners of the iGEM 2011 Regional Jamboree: Europe!"
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    alt="Regional jamboree Europe snapshot">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>See the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamborees">Results</a> from the iGEM 2011 Regional Jamboree: Europe!</p>
 +
<p>Congratulations to ALL of the Europe region teams.</p>
 +
<ul>
 +
<lh>Keep in mind:</lh>
 +
<li>The Europe region team wikis have been thawed</li>
 +
<li>Registration for the World Championship will open shortly</li>
 +
</ul>
 +
</td>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
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October 2, 2011
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<h2>regional jamboree: europe now live!</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Europe">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/9/98/LogoHolland.png"
 +
    style="width:188px; height:120px;"
 +
    title="Follow the Jamboree live"
 +
    alt="Regional jamboree Europe logo">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>The iGEM 2011 Regional Jamboree: Europe in Amsterdam, Netherlands has begun!</p>
 +
<p>For more information about the event see the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Europe">Regional Jamboree: Europe page</a>.</p>
 +
<p>Not at the Jamboree? Follow along!</p>
 +
<ul>
 +
<li>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/igem">iGEM HQ</a> <span style="color:red; font-weight:bold;">Follow the Awards Ceremony live!</span></li>
 +
<li>Twitter: <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/search/realtime/%23igem2011regionals">#iGEM2011Regionals</a></li>
 +
<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/Regions/Europe/Jamboree/Blog">Regional Jamboree: Europe LIVE blog</a>, brought to you by Christian, Mark, & co.</li>
 +
</ul>
 +
</td>
 +
</table>
 +
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October 1, 2011
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<h2>software division announcement</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Software/Team_Advancement">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/5/5c/Software_div_wiki_image_v3_150px.png"
 +
    style="margin:5px 15px 15px 20px; width:150px; height:106px;"
 +
    title="Software Division teams advance!"
 +
    alt="Software Division image">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p><b>A major announcement for all registered iGEM 2011 software teams:</b></p>
 +
<p>In order to further develop the iGEM Software Division, all registered iGEM 2011 software teams are invited to automatically advance to the World Championship. To find out more about this decision and read the open letter to software teams <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Software/Team_Advancement">see more details here</a>.</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
September 29, 2011
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<h2>Americas region wikis now FROZEN!</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://igem.org/Team_Wikis?year=2011">
 +
<img src="http://igem.org/wiki/images/2/28/Americas_wiki_freeze.png"
 +
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 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p><b>Americas region wikis have now been frozen!</b></p>
 +
<p>Wikis for the Americas region will be thawed on <b>October 10</b> to allow teams to make changes before the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/World_Championship_Jamboree">World Championship Jamboree</a> in November. See the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">calendar of events</a> for a complete schedule!</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
September 28, 2011
 +
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 +
<h2>community page update</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/b/bf/Igem_community_page_logo_h80px.png"
 +
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 +
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 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>The iGEM <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">Community page</a> is growing! Check out what's happening in the community. We've added several team videos as well as a sponsor video! Recent additions have been from:</p>
 +
<ul>
 +
<li>Team Lyon-INSA-ENS
 +
<li>Team UNITS Trieste
 +
<li>Team TU Munich
 +
<li>Team Bielefeld-Germany
 +
<li>Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures
 +
</ul>
 +
</tr></table>
 +
<p>If you want to add something to the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">community page</a>, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
September 23, 2011
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 +
<h2>Europe region wikis now FROZEN!</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://igem.org/Team_Wikis?year=2011">
 +
<img src="http://igem.org/wiki/images/5/52/Europe-wiki2.png"
 +
    style="margin:5px 15px 15px 20px; width:192px; height:108px;"
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    title="Europe region wiki freeze"
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    alt="Europe region wiki freeze">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p><b>Europe region wikis have now been frozen!</b></p>
 +
<p>Wikis for the Europe region will be thawed on <b>October 2</b> to allow teams to make changes before the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/World_Championship_Jamboree">World Championship Jamboree</a> in November. See the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">calendar of events</a> for a complete schedule!</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
September 22, 2011
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<h2>judging forms</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Judging/Judging_form">
 +
<img src="http://igem.org/wiki/images/c/cc/Gavel.jpg"
 +
    style="margin:5px 15px 15px 20px; width:125px; height:125px;"
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    title="Judging Forms"
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 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>Judging forms are now available <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Judging/Judging_form">here</a>! Be sure to review the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Judging">criteria</a> the judges will be using before completing your team's form.</p>
 +
<p>Edits to the judging forms can be made by any member of the team until the wiki freeze. </p>
 +
<p>Check the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">calendar of events</a> for the date of your region's wiki freeze!</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
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September 17, 2011
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 +
<h2>community page update</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/b/bf/Igem_community_page_logo_h80px.png"
 +
    style="margin:5px 15px 15px 20px; width:236px; height:80px;"
 +
    title="2011 Community Page"
 +
    alt="2011 Community Page">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>The iGEM <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">Community page</a> is growing! Check out what's happening in the community. We've added some more team videos, meetups/events, and even a comic book! Recent additions have been from:</p>
 +
<ul>
 +
<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/Summer_events">Team Meetups/Events page</a>
 +
<li>Team TU Munich
 +
<li>Team UANL Mty-Mexico
 +
</ul>
 +
</tr></table>
 +
<p>If you want to add something to the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">community page</a>, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
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September 13, 2011
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<h2>iGEM Reminders: don't forget!</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
 +
<img src="http://2010.igem.org/wiki/images/0/06/Team_t-shirt_2.jpg" style="margin:10px 50px 10px 40px; /*border:solid 2px #aaa;*/" width="100px;" title="2010 Hotels" alt="iGEM Team Spirit">
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>It's almost time for the Regional Jamborees so keep an eye on the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">Calendar of Events</a> and <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Requirements">Requirements</a> so you're prepared! But don't forget about your...</p>
 +
<ul>
 +
<li><strong>Hotel Reservations</strong> - Make sure you have a place to stay!
 +
<li><strong>Team Spirit</strong> - Don't forget your team t-shirts, team mascots!
 +
<li><strong>Parts</strong> - Make sure your parts are added and well-documented on the Registry
 +
<li><strong>Visas</strong> - You should have your visas ready for the Regional Jamborees <strong>and</strong> the World Championship
 +
</ul>
 +
</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
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September 12, 2011
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 +
<h2>video: sending parts to the registry</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://igem.org/Videos/Sending_Parts">
 +
<img src="http://igem.org/wiki/images/8/88/Vid-thumb_sending_parts.png"
 +
    style="margin:5px 15px 15px 20px; width:192px; height:108px;"
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    title="Forums"
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    alt="Check out the forums!">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>Check out our <a href="http://igem.org/Videos/Sending_Parts">video tutorial</a> on sending parts to the Registry! DNA submission deadlines are <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">coming up</a>, so please be sure to follow the <a href="http://partsregistry.org/DNA_Submission_Instructions">instructions</a> for submissions carefully.</p>
 +
<p>
 +
Also, don't forget that...
 +
<ul>
 +
<li>your parts must be in <strong>pSB1C3</strong>
 +
<li>its <strong>quality over quantity!</strong> Be sure to send us well-documented parts!
 +
</ul>
 +
</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
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September 9, 2011
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 +
<h2>check out the forums!</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://igem.org/Forum">
 +
<img src="http://igem.org/wiki/images/1/15/Forum.jpg"
 +
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 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p><b>Want to connect with other iGEMers? Come to the <a href="http://igem.org/Forum">forums</a>!</b></p>
 +
<ul>
 +
<li>Have ideas for locations of iGEM Regionals 2012? Post them <a href="http://ung.igem.org/forum/Topic_List?n=244&s=1">here</a>!
 +
<li>Questions and comments regarding iGEM 2011 can be posted in <a href="http://2011.igem.org/forum/Forum_List?n=iGEM2011&s=1">this section</a>.
 +
<li>Have a great project or wiki you want other iGEMers to check out? Set up a forum for <a href="http://2011.igem.org/forum/Forum_List?n=Team2011&s=1">your team</a>!
 +
</ul>
 +
<p>First time setting up a forum? <a href="http://igem.org/Help:Forums">This</a> section is here to help!</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
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 +
August 31, 2011
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<h2>important deadlines just one week away!</h2>
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<table>
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<tr>
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<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">
 +
<img src="http://2009.igem.org/wiki/images/d/d1/Deadlines_clock_small.png"
 +
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 +
    alt="Time's ticking!">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p><b>There's just one week left till the September 2 deadlines!</b></p>
 +
<ul>
 +
<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamboree/Attendance_Fee">Regional Jamboree attendance fees due</a> - All iGEM team member <b>attendees</b> are required to register by September 2!
 +
<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/Judging/Track_Selection">Track selection due</a> - Tracks are assigned in the order they are received. Send in your track choices soon!
 +
<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamboree/Project_abstract">Project title & abstract due</a> - Project abstracts and titles will be included in the Jamboree Program.
 +
<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamboree/Team_Roster">Team roster due</a> - Finalize your team roster! You need to be on the roster to receive an iGEM participation certificate!
 +
<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamboree/Safety">Safety questions due</a> - Judges will be looking for the answers to your safety questions. Make sure your wiki has a dedicated safety page!
 +
</ul>
 +
<p>Be sure to pay attention to the requirements for each deadline! Check out the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events"><b>calendar of events</b></a> too!</p>
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<div class="date">
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August 26, 2011
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 +
<h2>community page update</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/b/bf/Igem_community_page_logo_h80px.png"
 +
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</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>The iGEM <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">Community page</a> is growing! Check out what's happening in the community. We've added some more team meetups/events, and team groups. Recent additions have been from:</p>
 +
<ul>
 +
<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/Summer_events">Team Meetups/Events page</a>
 +
<li>Team Dundee
 +
<li>Team Cambridge
 +
<li>Team SDU-Denmark
 +
</ul>
 +
</tr></table>
 +
<p>If you want to add something to the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">community page</a>, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
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<div class="date">
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August 26, 2011
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 +
<h2>september 2 deadlines</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">
 +
<img src="http://2010.igem.org/wiki/images/f/fe/Ticking_clock.png"
 +
    style="margin:5px 15px 15px 20px; width:153px; height:153px;"
 +
    title="September 2 deadlines"
 +
    alt="Time's ticking!">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p><b>Several deadlines are coming up on September 2!</b></p>
 +
<ul>
 +
<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamboree/Attendance_Fee">Regional Jamboree attendance fees</a> due
 +
<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/Judging/Track_Selection">Track</a> selection due
 +
<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamboree/Project_abstract">Project title & abstract</a> due
 +
<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamboree/Team_Roster">Team roster</a> due
 +
<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamboree/Safety">Safety questions</a> due
 +
</ul>
 +
<p>Click on the above links for more information.</p>
 +
<p>The full calendar of events is <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events"><b>here</b></a>.</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
August 18, 2011
 +
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<div class="comments">
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<script>forum_subtle('iGEM2011 > Main Page News Posts > Project Title and Abstract Submission Deadline ')</script>
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 +
<h2>community page update</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/b/bf/Igem_community_page_logo_h80px.png"
 +
    style="margin:5px 15px 15px 20px; width:236px; height:80px;"
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    title="2011 Community Page"
 +
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 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>The iGEM <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">Community page</a> is growing! Check out what's happening in the community. We've added some more team videos, team meetups/events, and team groups. Recent additions have been from:</p>
 +
<ul>
 +
<li><a href="http://2011.igem.org/Summer_events">Team Meetups/Events page</a>
 +
<li>Queens Canada
 +
<li>Colombia
 +
<li>NYMU-Taipei
 +
</ul>
 +
</tr></table>
 +
<p>If you want to add something to the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">community page</a>, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
August 15, 2011
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 +
<h2>partner offer: Life Technologies</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Sponsors/Life_Technologies">
 +
<img src="http://igem.org/wiki/images/5/55/LT_Logo_RGB-35h76w.png"
 +
    style="width:76px; height:35px; margin-right:20px;"
 +
    alt="Life Technologies partner offer"
 +
    title="Life Technologies provides a special offer to iGEM teams.">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>
 +
<a href="http://lifetech.com">Life Technologies</a> has joined the iGEM 2011 competition as a sponsor! They are also offering a discount program for relevant products to all registered iGEM teams. To see more details on how to take advantage of the Life Technologies offer, see the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Sponsors/Life_Technologies">Life Technologies sponsor page</a>.</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
August 11, 2011
 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
<h2>judging announcements</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Judging/Announcements">
 +
<img src="http://2009.igem.org/wiki/images/3/34/Gavel.gif"
 +
    style="margin:5px 15px 15px 20px; width:43px; height:43px;"
 +
    title="Judging Announcements"
 +
    alt="Judging Announcements">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>The iGEM Judging Committee has some important news!</p>
 +
<p>Be sure to check the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Judging/Announcements">Judging announcements</a> as there are a few <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Requirements">requirements</a> and guidelines that differ from previous years.</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
August 8, 2011
 +
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 +
<div class="comments">
 +
<script>forum_subtle('iGEM2011 > Main Page News Posts > Judging Announcements')</script>
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 +
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 +
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 +
<h2>regional jamboree registration deadline</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamboree/Attendance_Fee">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/6/62/Registration_deadline_h153px.png"
 +
    style="margin:5px 15px 15px 20px; width:153px; height:153px;"
 +
    title="Register now for your Regional Jamboree - Deadline is September 2"
 +
    alt="World map by regions">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>The deadline for Regional Jamboree registration is only <b>four weeks away!</b></p>
 +
<p>Visit the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamboree/Attendance_Fee">Jamboree Attendance Fee page</a> for instructions on how to register for your Regional Jamboree.</p>
 +
<p style="font-weight:bold">Remember, the deadline for registration is <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">September 2</a>!</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
August 5, 2011
 +
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 +
<div class="comments">
 +
<script>forum_subtle('iGEM2011 > Main Page News Posts > Regional Jamboree Registration Deadline')</script>
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 +
<div class="main_item"> 
 +
<h2>community page update</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/b/bf/Igem_community_page_logo_h80px.png"
 +
    style="margin:5px 15px 15px 20px; width:236px; height:80px;"
 +
    title="2011 Community Page"
 +
    alt="2011 Community Page">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>The iGEM <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">Community page</a> is growing! Check out what's happening in the community and what your fellow iGEMers are up to. See what these teams are sharing:</p>
 +
<table><tr>
 +
<td style="vertical-align: text-top;">
 +
<ul>
 +
<li>KULeuven
 +
<li>Dundee
 +
<li>UANL Mty-Mexico
 +
<li>Edinburgh
 +
</ul>
 +
</td>
 +
<td style="vertical-align: text-top;">
 +
<ul>
 +
<li>Fatih Turkey
 +
<li>Sevilla
 +
<li>Freiburg
 +
 +
</ul>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr></table>
 +
<p>If you want to add something to the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">community page</a>, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
August 4, 2011
 +
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 +
<div class="comments">
 +
<script>forum_subtle('iGEM2011 > Main Page News Posts > community page update')</script>
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 +
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 +
<h2>bbc documentary</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/BBC_Documentary">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/c/c6/Bbc_logo_h75px.png"
 +
    style="margin:5px 15px 15px 20px; width:215px; height:75px;"
 +
    title="2011 Community Page"
 +
    alt="2011 Community Page">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>The BBC is working on a documentary about synthetic biology and would like to feature an iGEM team in the film. For more details including contact information see the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/BBC_Documentary">BBC Documentary</a> page.</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
August 4, 2011
 +
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 +
<div class="comments">
 +
<script>forum_subtle('iGEM > Media and Press > BBC Documentary')</script>
 +
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 +
 +
 +
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 +
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 +
<h2>regional jamboree registration is OPEN</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamboree/Attendance_Fee">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/6/68/Regions_map_2011_v2_regional_jam_stars-250px.png"
 +
    style="margin:5px 15px 15px 20px; width:250px; height:121px;"
 +
    title="Register now for your Regional Jamboree - Deadline is September 2"
 +
    alt="World map by regions">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>Registration for the Regional Jamborees is now open!</p>
 +
<p>See the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Jamboree/Attendance_Fee">Jamboree Attendance Fee page</a> for instructions on how to register for your Regional Jamboree.</p>
 +
<p style="font-weight:bold">Be sure to register by the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Calendar_of_Events">September 2 deadline</a>!</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
July 31, 2011
 +
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 +
<div class="comments">
 +
<script>forum_subtle('iGEM2011 > Main Page News Posts > Regional Jamboree Registration')</script>
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 +
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 +
<h2>2011 community page</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/5/5c/IGEM-2010-from-above.png"
 +
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 +
    title="2011 Community Page"
 +
    alt="2011 Community Page">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>Check out the iGEM 2011 <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Community">Community page</a> where you can see what fellow iGEM teams are up to. If you want to add something to this page, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list. </p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
July 22, 2011
 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
<h2>deadline: projects & safety: july 15</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Project_descriptions">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/1/1d/Project_description_clock_image_150px.png"
 +
    style="margin:5px 15px 15px 20px; width:150px; height:150px;"
 +
    title="Preliminary project descriptions due July 16."
 +
    alt="Project description text image">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>Take a break from the lab to make sure you're ready for the upcoming deadlines: preliminary project descriptions and safety proposals are due on <strong>July 15</strong>. See the  <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Project_descriptions">project description</a> page and the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Safety/Proposals">safety proposal</a> page for more details.</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
July 8, 2011
 +
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 +
<div class="comments">
 +
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 +
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 +
<h2>wiki requirements</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Requirements/Wiki">
 +
<img src="http://2010.igem.org/wiki/images/f/f2/IGEM_2010_wiki_logo.png"
 +
    style="width:150px; margin-right:20px;"
 +
    alt="wiki requirements"
 +
    title="iGEM 2011 wiki requirements">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>
 +
We've been taking a look at the iGEM wikis and we're happy to see how much effort has gone into them. As you continue to work on your wikis make sure that they comply with the iGEM 2011 <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Requirements/Wiki">wiki requirements</a>.</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
July 8, 2011
 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
<h2>partner offer: the MathWorks</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td style="padding-right:20px;">
 +
<a href="http://2011.igem.org/Sponsors/The_MathWorks">
 +
<img src="http://2009.igem.org/wiki/images/e/ec/Mathworks_Logo_R1_RGB_10per.jpg"
 +
    style="/*width:25%; height:25%;*/ margin-right:20px;"
 +
    alt="The MathWorks partner offer"
 +
    title="The MathWorks provides a special offer to iGEM teams.">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td>
 +
<p>
 +
The MathWorks, makers of MATLAB and other computing software, have once again joined as an iGEM sponsoring partner.  They will provide iGEM teams with MathWorks software to use during the competition.  To see more details on how to take advantage of the MathWorks offer, see the <a href="http://2011.igem.org/Sponsors/The_MathWorks">MathWorks sponsor page</a>.</p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
</table>
 +
<div class="date">
 +
June 30, 2011
 +
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 +
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 +
 +
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 +
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 +
<h2>community & communication</h2>
 +
<table>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td>
 +
<a href="http://igem.org/Forum">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/e/e9/Domain_list_100px.png"
 +
    style="width:100px; height:111px;"
 +
    title="Forum Domain List."
 +
    alt="Forum domain list">
 +
</a>
 +
</td>
 +
<td style="padding-left:15px; padding-right:15px;">
 +
<p style="font-weight:bold; color:black;">Announcing the <a href="http://igem.org/Forum">iGEM forum system</a> & the new <a href="http://igem.org/Videos">iGEM videos series</a>!</p>
 +
<p>iGEM HQ has put a lot of work into creating custom forum software that will enable the iGEM community to ask questions, keep in touch, share ideas, and more. The system is a combined comment/forum system so you can comment on any page and your comments will be linked directly to the forum, or you could just post topics in the forum. Either way you use it, check it out and let us know what you think. For more information, see the <a href="http://igem.org/Help:Forums">Forum Help page.</a></p>
 +
</td>
 +
</tr>
 +
<tr>
 +
<td>
 +
<a href="http://igem.org/Videos">
 +
<img src="http://2011.igem.org/wiki/images/6/63/Igem_video_100px.png"
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<p>Wondering where to test out this new forum system? Leave a comment on a video on the new <a href="http://igem.org/Videos">iGEM videos</a> page. In order to communicate out more iGEM HQ has made, and will continue to make, a series of videos -- informational, instructional, at-the-bench, and others. There is even a collection of community videos. Want to learn something new? Share your team's video? Learn about iGEM? See the <a href="http://igem.org/Videos">Videos page.</a></p>
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Latest revision as of 22:42, 7 November 2011

iGEMwatch liveblogging

iGEMwatch liveblogging

Want to stay updated on all the presentations and events this weekend? Bloggers from iGEMwatch will be liveblogging from the World Championship!

Be sure to check their blog frequently for updates!

November 4, 2011

community page update

2011 Community Page

The iGEM Community page is growing! Check out what's happening in the community. We've added several team videos, a Regional Jamboree video, and an opportunity to promote synthetic biology! Recent additions have been from:

  • Johns Hopkins
  • Colombia
  • Paris Bettencourt
  • Rathenau Instituut
  • SynBERC

If you want to add something to the community page, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.

November 2, 2011

the iGEMer's prize

iGEMer's prize

The iGEMer’s prize is a chance for you, the participants, to have a say in which project you consider to be the ‘best’ at this year’s competition. It is organized by iGEMers, for iGEMers.

In order to make your decision as to which team you think has produced the ‘best project’, you will need to have a look at other teams’ wikis on the web. This can help you to decide what presentations and posters you might see at the jamboree to help you choose which team you would like to award this prize to. What is it that you liked about the project? What do you think is particularly important in producing an iGEM project, and how does the team you have chosen demonstrate this?

You will be given a voting ballot and instructions for how to vote in your team box when you check in at Registration.

November 2, 2011

workshops at the world championship

Workshops!

Check out the great workshops scheduled for this weekend! Workshop hosts include:

  • FBI
  • Autodesk
  • Nasa
  • AlumniGEM
  • Software Division
  • and more!

See the complete schedule here!

November 2, 2011

judging forms deadline

Judging forms due

Remember, judging forms are due tonight at 11:59PM Boston time! Any member of the team can make changes as long as they are logged in. Edits to titles or abstracts should be submitted in the "Changes" box at the bottom.

Complete your form here!

October 31, 2011

world championship main page

World Championship Jamboree!

If you haven't already, check out the new main page for the 2011 World Championship Jamboree! It contains all the information you'll need to have a great experience here at MIT this coming weekend! This main page is also where you can find the:

Be sure to check often for updates!

October 31, 2011

autodesk maya workshop

Autodesk Workshop

Autodesk Maya is used by leading biovisualization studios to animate and simulate their 3D designs. Discover how Maya can help you create immersive scientific visualizations to model and analyze your research. We will be hosting a new course on Sunday, November 6th, at 5:00pm to 5:30pm in room 32-141.

Maya software and tutorials are available for free for students and educators. Additional information and resources are available online here.

For the complete schedule of workshops on Sunday, click here.

October 31, 2011

world championship judging forms

Judging Forms

Judging forms for the 2011 World Championship Jamboree are now available! Any member of the team can make edits to the judging form by logging in and clicking "edit" under the team project abstract. Changes to title, abstract, etc. should be noted in the "Changes" box at the bottom of the page.

The deadline for completed judging forms is Monday October 31 at 11:59PM Boston time. Complete your judging forms here!

October 27, 2011

registration and wiki freeze

registration and wiki freeze

Remember to register for the World Championship Jamboree by Friday October 28! Team members must register by Friday. Pre-registration is highly recommended for all other attendees. Complete your registration here!

Also, be sure to make any changes to your team wikis before Friday October 28! Wikis will be frozen at 11:59PM Boston time.

October 26, 2011

practice sessions sign-up

Practice sessions sign-up

The sign-up sheet for practice sessions has now been posted! Please use this sheet to sign up for a time slot for presentation practice. Rooms for practice sessions are available Friday November 4th from 6pm-10pm. Room numbers and locations will be announced soon!

October 25, 2011

community page update

2011 Community Page

The iGEM Community page is growing! Check out what's happening in the community. We've added several team videos, an app, and a game! Recent additions have been from:

  • UNICAMP-EMSE Brazil
  • UNAM-Genomics Mexico
  • Penn State
  • Imperial College London
  • Nevada
  • SYSU-China
  • uOttawa

If you want to add something to the community page, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.

October 20, 2011

part submission for World Championship

Time's ticking!

Attention iGEM 2011 Teams advancing to the World Championship! If you have parts that you would like to submit to the Registry, you can send them to us!

Your new submissions will be considered by the World Championship judges, in addition to your parts submitted for the Regional Jamborees, as long as they are received before the October 28 deadline.

Please note that sending in additional parts is not a requirement. As always please be sure to add and document your parts on the Registry, and send them in pSB1C3!

October 16, 2011

regional jamboree: asia RESULTS

Regional Jamboree Asia snapshot

See the Results from the iGEM 2011 Regional Jamboree: Asia!

Congratulations to ALL of the Asia region teams.

    Keep in mind:
  • The Asia region team wikis have been thawed
  • Registration for the World Championship is open. See the Attendance Fee page for registration details
October 16, 2011

regional jamboree: asia now live!

Regional Jamboree Asia logo

The iGEM 2011 Regional Jamboree: Asia in Hong Kong is going on now!

For more information about the event see the Regional Jamboree: Asia page.

Not at the Jamboree? Follow along!

October 16, 2011

regional jamboree: americas RESULTS

Regional Jamboree Americas snapshot

See the Results from the iGEM 2011 Regional Jamboree: Americas!

Congratulations to ALL of the Americas region teams.

    Keep in mind:
  • The Americas region team wikis have been thawed
  • Registration for the World Championship is open. See the Attendance Fee page for registration details
October 11, 2011

regional jamboree: americas now live!

Regional Jamboree Americas logo

The iGEM 2011 Regional Jamboree: Americas in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA is going on now!

For more information about the event see the Regional Jamboree: Americas page.

Not at the Jamboree? Follow along!

October 9, 2011

world championship jamboree registration is OPEN

Registration for the World Championship Jamboree is now open.

See the Jamboree Attendance Fee page for instructions on how to register for the Jamboree being held at MIT, November 5-7, 2011.

For iGEM teams that advance to the World Championship, be sure to register by the October 28 deadline!

October 5, 2011

Asia region wikis now FROZEN!

Asia region wiki freeze

Asia region wikis have now been frozen!

Wikis for the Asia region will be thawed on October 16 to allow teams to make changes before the World Championship Jamboree in November. See the calendar of events for a complete schedule!

October 5, 2011

regional jamboree: europe RESULTS

Regional jamboree Europe snapshot

See the Results from the iGEM 2011 Regional Jamboree: Europe!

Congratulations to ALL of the Europe region teams.

    Keep in mind:
  • The Europe region team wikis have been thawed
  • Registration for the World Championship will open shortly
October 2, 2011

regional jamboree: europe now live!

Regional jamboree Europe logo

The iGEM 2011 Regional Jamboree: Europe in Amsterdam, Netherlands has begun!

For more information about the event see the Regional Jamboree: Europe page.

Not at the Jamboree? Follow along!

October 1, 2011

software division announcement

Software Division image

A major announcement for all registered iGEM 2011 software teams:

In order to further develop the iGEM Software Division, all registered iGEM 2011 software teams are invited to automatically advance to the World Championship. To find out more about this decision and read the open letter to software teams see more details here.

September 29, 2011

Americas region wikis now FROZEN!

Americas region wiki freeze

Americas region wikis have now been frozen!

Wikis for the Americas region will be thawed on October 10 to allow teams to make changes before the World Championship Jamboree in November. See the calendar of events for a complete schedule!

September 28, 2011

community page update

2011 Community Page

The iGEM Community page is growing! Check out what's happening in the community. We've added several team videos as well as a sponsor video! Recent additions have been from:

  • Team Lyon-INSA-ENS
  • Team UNITS Trieste
  • Team TU Munich
  • Team Bielefeld-Germany
  • Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures

If you want to add something to the community page, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.

September 23, 2011

Europe region wikis now FROZEN!

Europe region wiki freeze

Europe region wikis have now been frozen!

Wikis for the Europe region will be thawed on October 2 to allow teams to make changes before the World Championship Jamboree in November. See the calendar of events for a complete schedule!

September 22, 2011

judging forms

Judging Forms

Judging forms are now available here! Be sure to review the criteria the judges will be using before completing your team's form.

Edits to the judging forms can be made by any member of the team until the wiki freeze.

Check the calendar of events for the date of your region's wiki freeze!

September 17, 2011

community page update

2011 Community Page

The iGEM Community page is growing! Check out what's happening in the community. We've added some more team videos, meetups/events, and even a comic book! Recent additions have been from:

If you want to add something to the community page, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.

September 13, 2011

iGEM Reminders: don't forget!

iGEM Team Spirit

It's almost time for the Regional Jamborees so keep an eye on the Calendar of Events and Requirements so you're prepared! But don't forget about your...

  • Hotel Reservations - Make sure you have a place to stay!
  • Team Spirit - Don't forget your team t-shirts, team mascots!
  • Parts - Make sure your parts are added and well-documented on the Registry
  • Visas - You should have your visas ready for the Regional Jamborees and the World Championship

September 12, 2011

video: sending parts to the registry

Check out the forums!

Check out our video tutorial on sending parts to the Registry! DNA submission deadlines are coming up, so please be sure to follow the instructions for submissions carefully.

Also, don't forget that...

  • your parts must be in pSB1C3
  • its quality over quantity! Be sure to send us well-documented parts!

September 9, 2011

check out the forums!

Check out the forums!

Want to connect with other iGEMers? Come to the forums!

  • Have ideas for locations of iGEM Regionals 2012? Post them here!
  • Questions and comments regarding iGEM 2011 can be posted in this section.
  • Have a great project or wiki you want other iGEMers to check out? Set up a forum for your team!

First time setting up a forum? This section is here to help!

August 31, 2011

important deadlines just one week away!

Time's ticking!

There's just one week left till the September 2 deadlines!

Be sure to pay attention to the requirements for each deadline! Check out the calendar of events too!

August 26, 2011

community page update

2011 Community Page

The iGEM Community page is growing! Check out what's happening in the community. We've added some more team meetups/events, and team groups. Recent additions have been from:

If you want to add something to the community page, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.

August 26, 2011

september 2 deadlines

Time's ticking!

Several deadlines are coming up on September 2!

Click on the above links for more information.

The full calendar of events is here.

August 18, 2011

community page update

2011 Community Page

The iGEM Community page is growing! Check out what's happening in the community. We've added some more team videos, team meetups/events, and team groups. Recent additions have been from:

If you want to add something to the community page, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.

August 15, 2011

partner offer: Life Technologies

Life Technologies partner offer

Life Technologies has joined the iGEM 2011 competition as a sponsor! They are also offering a discount program for relevant products to all registered iGEM teams. To see more details on how to take advantage of the Life Technologies offer, see the Life Technologies sponsor page.

August 11, 2011

judging announcements

Judging Announcements

The iGEM Judging Committee has some important news!

Be sure to check the Judging announcements as there are a few requirements and guidelines that differ from previous years.

August 8, 2011

regional jamboree registration deadline

World map by regions

The deadline for Regional Jamboree registration is only four weeks away!

Visit the Jamboree Attendance Fee page for instructions on how to register for your Regional Jamboree.

Remember, the deadline for registration is September 2!

August 5, 2011

community page update

2011 Community Page

The iGEM Community page is growing! Check out what's happening in the community and what your fellow iGEMers are up to. See what these teams are sharing:

  • KULeuven
  • Dundee
  • UANL Mty-Mexico
  • Edinburgh
  • Fatih Turkey
  • Sevilla
  • Freiburg

If you want to add something to the community page, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.

August 4, 2011

bbc documentary

2011 Community Page

The BBC is working on a documentary about synthetic biology and would like to feature an iGEM team in the film. For more details including contact information see the BBC Documentary page.

August 4, 2011

regional jamboree registration is OPEN

World map by regions

Registration for the Regional Jamborees is now open!

See the Jamboree Attendance Fee page for instructions on how to register for your Regional Jamboree.

Be sure to register by the September 2 deadline!

July 31, 2011

2011 community page

2011 Community Page

Check out the iGEM 2011 Community page where you can see what fellow iGEM teams are up to. If you want to add something to this page, send us an email. We'll add your details to the list.

July 22, 2011

deadline: projects & safety: july 15

Project description text image

Take a break from the lab to make sure you're ready for the upcoming deadlines: preliminary project descriptions and safety proposals are due on July 15. See the project description page and the safety proposal page for more details.

July 8, 2011

wiki requirements

wiki requirements

We've been taking a look at the iGEM wikis and we're happy to see how much effort has gone into them. As you continue to work on your wikis make sure that they comply with the iGEM 2011 wiki requirements.

July 8, 2011

partner offer: the MathWorks

The MathWorks partner offer

The MathWorks, makers of MATLAB and other computing software, have once again joined as an iGEM sponsoring partner. They will provide iGEM teams with MathWorks software to use during the competition. To see more details on how to take advantage of the MathWorks offer, see the MathWorks sponsor page.

June 30, 2011

community & communication

Forum domain list

Announcing the iGEM forum system & the new iGEM videos series!

iGEM HQ has put a lot of work into creating custom forum software that will enable the iGEM community to ask questions, keep in touch, share ideas, and more. The system is a combined comment/forum system so you can comment on any page and your comments will be linked directly to the forum, or you could just post topics in the forum. Either way you use it, check it out and let us know what you think. For more information, see the Forum Help page.

iGEM Video TV

Wondering where to test out this new forum system? Leave a comment on a video on the new iGEM videos page. In order to communicate out more iGEM HQ has made, and will continue to make, a series of videos -- informational, instructional, at-the-bench, and others. There is even a collection of community videos. Want to learn something new? Share your team's video? Learn about iGEM? See the Videos page.

Note that both the iGEM forum system and the iGEM videos page can be reached from both 2011.igem.org and igem.org.

June 20, 2011

deadline: projects & safety: july 15

Project description text image

Preliminary project descriptions and safety proposals are due on July 15.

See the project description page and the safety proposal page for more details.

June 16, 2011

apply for visas now!

time to apply

In previous iGEM Jamborees, there were several teams that were not able to attend due to visa problems. In order to avoid a similar problem this year, we are asking that all teams apply for visas by June 30 at the latest. If you plan to attend a Regional Jamboree and require a visa, apply as soon as possible! The wait time for visas is typically 3 months, but it can be longer.

Details on how to apply can be found here.

May 31, 2011

partner offer: Autodesk

Autodesk logo

Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, has joined as an iGEM sponsoring partner. Autodesk will provide iGEM teams with Autodesk Maya®, and virtually all other Autodesk software, to help animate and simulate in 3D their projects. To see more details on how to take advantage of the Autodesk offer, see the Autodesk sponsor page.

May 18, 2011

the spring 2011 dna distribution is shipping out!

2011 Distribution

The Spring 2011 DNA Distribution is shipping out to teams! All teams should receive their kits early next week. We've made a few changes this year, so when you receive your kits please take a look at our 2011 guide on the Help page.

    Important details:
  • The distribution is shipped as (4) 384-well plates of dried DNA.
  • Kits are shipped via FedEX for US teams and via DHL for non-US teams. Team primary contacts should receive tracking information through FedEx or DHL.
  • If you have not received your kit by Friday, May 20th, feel free to send us an email
May 14, 2011

iGEM job opportunity: video editor

iGEM logo on TV screen

Do you like making / editing / producing videos?

iGEM Headquarters is looking for an iGEMer to help produce some videos about iGEM including instructional videos, protocol videos, and fun videos about iGEM.

If you have experience in video production and want to work at iGEM HQ, see how to apply on the iGEM Jobs page.

May 4, 2011

iGEM spring workshop schedule

iGEM workshop audience

iGEM 2011 Teachers Workshop details have been finalized.

  • 27 May: Carmona, Spain

See more details on the Workshops page.

April 26, 2011

partner offer: OSLI

Pipetting bitumen

The Oil Sands Leadership Initiative would like to extend an invitation to all iGEM teams, particularly those interested in Energy & Environment, to take advantage of their iGEM 2011 partner offer.

Find out more details about this opportunity on the Oil Sands Leadership Initiative page.

Deadline: May 15, 2011.

April 20, 2011

synthetic biology conference: SB5.0

SB5.0 image

Want to get more involved in the world of synthetic biology?

The Fifth International Meeting on Synthetic Biology (SB5.0) will be held on June 15 – 17, 2011, Stanford University, organized by the BioBricks Foundation. Registration is open now and space is limited. The Registration deadline will be coming soon. To guarantee your spot, you are encouraged to register as soon as possible. Visit sb5.biobricks.org for more information on speakers, schedule and registration. Contact Thi Thach ( thi AT biobricks.org) for additional information regarding SB5.0.

April 12, 2011

we're hard at work on the 2011 distribution!

Shannon prepares plates for inoculation.

We are already halfway through creating the 2011 distribution.

We have been creating the source plates, adding in select parts from the 2010 iGEM competition. This year, we have also been doing all the miniprepping on our robot!

April 8, 2011

registration deadline tomorrow!

Ticking deadline clock

Registration deadline is tomorrow!

Make sure to register your team by Thursday, March 31. After that date the team registration fee increases from $2000 to $2500.

For more information see:

March 30, 2011

registration is open!

iGEM registration line

iGEM 2011 team registration is now open!

Instructors: register your team today. Students: get your team leader to register your team.

Be sure to read the requirements for participating in iGEM. Need help starting a team? Check out the start a team page.

The deadline to register is March 31, 2011.

March 7, 2011

iGEM high school division

High school building with iGEM flag.

iGEM extends into high schools beginning in 2011.

We are pleased to announce the formation of the iGEM High School Division. High school students have different schedules from collegiate teams. The iGEM High School Division is a way for high school students to experience iGEM and synthetic biology based on parts in a way that addresses their different schedules and needs. To find out more about the iGEM High School Division and the 2011 competition, see the High School Division page.

March 7, 2011

2011 teachers' workshops: proposals

2010 spring workshops photo collage.

Interested in hosting an iGEM Teachers' Workshop?

Want to show off your regional pride?

We are looking for several groups from all three regions to submit proposals to host a Teachers' Workshop this spring. Find more details on hosting a workshop and submitting a proposal on the Workshop Proposals page.

March 3, 2011

2011 world championship jamboree

iGEM 2011 Regions Map with World Championship Jamboree highlight.

Following up on the Regional Jamboree announcement, the iGEM 2011 World Championship Jamboree date and location has been finalized:

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Cambridge, MA, USA
  • November 5-7, 2011

Read more about it here.

March 1, 2011

2011 regional jamborees

iGEM 2011 Regions Map

iGEM 2011 Regional Jamborees have been finalized.

See the iGEM 2011 Regions page for more details.

February 16, 2011

start an iGEM team

iGEM 2007 Alberta team pyramid

Start an iGEM 2011 team at your school!

Interested in starting an iGEM team? Whether you are an instructor or a student, head to the Start A Team page for some pointers on how to form a team at your school.

January 27, 2011

become an iGEM sponsor

Get your logo here image for sponsorship

iGEM Headquarters is always on the lookout for companies that would like to sponsor the iGEM activity. There are several sponsorship opportunities that your group can take part in. Check out the Sponsorship page to learn more.

January 27, 2011

iGEM 2011 Goes Regional

iGEM World Map

iGEM 2011 will have a new regional structure

October 13, 2010