Thursday, 12 April 2012

In The Headlines

We're in the news! University of Leicester press office released an article on the 12th of April about our iGEM entrance, including quotes from myself and our supervisor Dr Badge who we thank for organizing the article with the press office.
As well as that, the University of Leicester iGEM team appeared in the Leicester Mercury on the 16th of April with an article about the project, available at 

Please feel free to read these news articles, as well as look around the blog for more information.
Update will follow soon on the sponsored walk page. Some of our videos from the walk requests have already been posted on our YouTube page, alongside our Citizen Science instructional video:

Also, don't forget to check out the Citizen Science experiment page. Thank you to those people who have already bought a kit and e-mailed with their photo, purchasing of the kit online, through the blog will be available after the Easter break, but in the meantime you can register your interest by e-mailing the team at

Thank you for reading,
Christopher Morton - Project leader

Friday, 6 April 2012

It's Easter weekend, and looks like the Easter bunny also brought gifts for our iGEM team in the form of sponsors! With Promega, Bioline and Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) all sponsoring of The University of Leicester iGEM team. Their logos now appear at the bottom of our page, and feel free to click on the photo to take you to their web page where you can find out more.

We are also hoping to soon start our Citizen Science project, with a page and buy now button being up on the blog shortly with information on how you can help out

Thank you, and Happy Easter from all of the Team.