International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition

iGEM Foundation

The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of synthetic biology, education and competition, and the development of an open community and collaboration.


iGEM Headquarters is a group of just 10 employees working hard to make iGEM better one day at a time.

Randy Rettberg

randy AT igem DOT org

Meagan Lizarazo

Executive Vice President
meagan AT igem DOT org

Maria Bartolini

Director of Marketing and Communications
maria AT igem DOT org

Traci Haddock-Angelli

Director of the Competition
traci AT igem DOT org

Piers Millett

Vice President of Safety and Security
piers AT igem DOT org

Kitwa Ng

Assistant Director of Operations
kitwa AT igem DOT org

Vinoo Selvarajah

Director of the Registry
vinoo AT igem DOT org

Ana Sifuentes

Visual Designer and Ambassador to Latin America
ana AT igem DOT org

Abigail Sison

Laboratory Technician
abigail AT igem DOT org