Synthetic Biology

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iGEM 2016
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iGEM takes safety seriously, and we update our procedures and requirements every year.

For information about Safety specifically related to iGEM 2016, see There you will find details such as safety requirements for competition teams, resources on safety, and information about the current safety committee.

Overview of International and National Laws, Guidelines, & Associations





Latin America

  • Brasil
    • Associação Nacional de Biossegurança: ANBio

North America

iGEM Foundation

Dedicated to education and competition, advancement of synthetic biology, and the development of open community and collaboration.