After iGEM is for anyone who has been part of iGEM or who wants to be engaged in iGEM related programming all around the world, or in short, After iGEM is all about iGEMers. With approximately 60,000 individuals who have gone through the iGEM Competition and more who have contributed to or participated in the efforts of iGEM, our community is growing, evolving and building up the future of the iGEM universe.
Through After iGEM, we want to invite, engage, and co-create initiatives with all of you to support our community and help it succeed. We also want to provide you opportunities and resources that will help you in your career goals and development both as an individual and a community member.
What's Happening in After iGEM
The iGEM Ambassadors represent and promote iGEM and synthetic biology in their respective regions. They are a diverse and international team of regional leaders who have experienced iGEM and now work together to promote initiatives to expand iGEM and collaborate with local stakeholders to disseminate cooperation across their community. Read the blog post. ↗
Being an interface between the teams and iGEM HQ and voice for their regional iGEM communities
Recruit potential teams and identify barriers to entry
Connect to iGEM alumni and help improve After iGEM's programming
The iGEM Networks are dedicated to connecting individuals, building communities, sharing resources and developing initiatives geared towards specialized areas related to synthetic biology. Each one of the 6 networks is led by a dedicated Steering Group.
2021 Mentorship Program
This program aims to provide iGEM alumni with an opportunity to reconnect with the iGEM community, gain experience, and hone their communication, mentorship, and consulting skills.
iGEM Special Issue
Publish your exceptional iGEM work in a peer-reviewed journal.
Women in Stem
Celebrating stories of inclusion and impact of people empowering the Women In STEM.
An infinite knowledge resource for iGEMers by iGEMers to provide mentorship from experienced professionals.
iGEMers of the World
Listen to the tales & experiences of iGEMers from pole to pole in this special podcast series.
Reach out to us at 2021-after [AT] igem [DOT] org.