You have participated in iGEM... but what happens beyond the competition?
The After iGEM Program is for everyone who has gone through the iGEM Competition since its inception in 2004. Over 40,000 iGEMers -- students and instructors -- have participated in the program over the past 16 years. After iGEM is a way to continue to make an impact on the world. You are the leaders of the field -- and we want to help you succeed.
Now Accepting Journal Submissions for iGEM Special Issue
iGEMers from iGEM 2019 and 2020 teams are invited to submit articles to the Synthetic and Systems Biotechnology Journal for this iGEM Special Issue.
Submissions are due June 30, 2021
After iGEM Initiatives
There are many initiatives and programs within After iGEM that present unique opportunities just for iGEMers. Click below to learn about each initiative.
An annual application-based program to for those who want to spend 3-6 months working behind the scenes to officially represent iGEM in your region. iGEM provides travel support, materials, and infrastructure. Learn more
An opportunity for iGEMers to attend key international meetings and be part of the global conversation on synthetic biology. Learn more
For those who want to shout out about iGEM. iGEM Representatives are individuals who embody the spirit of iGEM and who want to serve as official representatives of iGEM in their region. Learn more
Share your knowledge and advise new iGEM teams on how to navigate the competition. Learn more
The iGEM Digest
An online periodical publication to share the stories of the community. Keep up to date on what is going on with your fellow iGEMers. Learn more
The iGEM Network
The iGEM Network is an online platform where community members can maintain an online presence and connect with others who have gone through this shared experience. Learn more
Women in STEM 2020 Interview Series
iGEMers of the World Podcast
After iGEM Committees
After iGEM Committees are specialized teams of iGEMers who are passionate about the values of the iGEM and possess skills to be a part of dedicated After iGEM projects. Members contribute towards the development and implementation of committee goals, along with exploring other avenues the committee can contribute to.
Learn more about the After iGEM Committees:
After iGEM Coordinators
Director of Community Engagement at iGEM HQ
dorothyzhang AT igem DOT org
Based in: France, Europe
Hassnain Q. Bokhari
Director of After iGEM Communications
hassnain AT igem DOT org
Based in: Pakistan, Asia
Director, After iGEM
Executive Vice President, iGEM Foundation
meagan AT igem DOT org
After iGEM Advisors
Director of Technology at iGEM HQ
nemanja AT igem DOT org
Based in: Montenegro, Europe
Guilherme E. Kundlatsch
After iGEM Advisor
guilherme AT igem DOT org
Based in: Brazil, Latin America