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Virginia Genetically Engineered Machine Team

The VGEM Team is a student-run research group at the University of Virginia that is in its third year of competition in MIT’s international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition. Our research is in the area of synthetic biology, an emerging engineering discipline that involves the [re]design and construction of biological systems.