One Drop at a Time: BU iGem Team Brings Home Gold Medal

The annual International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition is a momentous opportunity for engineering students with a passion for synthetic biology to gain valuable hands-on experience and make their big ideas into solid reality. Boston University has sponsored a team for the competition for many years now, with the dedicated support of Professor Douglas Densmore and STEM Pathways. In 2022, the BU Hardware team’s hard work paid off with multiple honors: a gold medal and a nomination for the Best Environment Project. Even more importantly, they fulfilled the mission they began with: to create a novel technology with the potential to make a meaningful impact on society.

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Greater Than the Sum

Students hone skills and hold their own in an international competition of computing By Patrick L. Kennedy Ben Li (’22) says he had “no clue” what high-performance computing (HPC) was when he was a freshman. But, as a senior this past fall, Li served as president of the Boston University High Performance Computing club, led […]

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