2019 Registration is Now Closed.

Congratulations to all the teams who participated in this year’s iGEM Jamboree!

We are excited to have partnered with iGEM again for 2019, and to help students craft their innovative projects by offering free gBlocks™ Gene Fragments and CRISPR genome editing products. We look forward to seeing you at iGEM 2020!

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Do you have any questions or concerns? Contact our gene support specialist: [email protected]

Watch iGEM President Randy Rettberg and IDT’s Adam Clore discuss the past, present, and future of the competition

Watch Adam Clore's welcome message to iGEM teams

What are gBlocks?

gBlocks Gene Fragments are high-fidelity, double-stranded DNA fragments (125–3000 bp) that can be used for easy gene assembly, genome editing, qPCR standards, and much more.

Considering a genome editing project?

Learn how the Alt-R™ CRISPR System can be used to easily modify genomic sequences.

"With this offer, iGEM teams will live in the future of synthetic biology, where the cost and effort of obtaining the required DNA constructs are no longer limiting factors. Thanks to IDT, the teams can focus on imagining, engineering, and testing the novel devices they create to solve important world problems. This is the promise of DNA synthesis and the future of the industry."

—Randy Rettberg

President, iGEM Foundation