UC San Diego Bioengineering IGEM team Winners of IGEM Competition in Several Special Track Prizes!!

Out of 343 teams, the UC San Diego Bioengineering IGEM team received 2nd place overall in the undergraduate track, UC San Diego's first finalist seeding in school and iGEM history. Our team won best overall diagnostics project as well as the following Special Track prizes: Best Education and Public Engagement, Best Entrepreneurship, Best Poster, and additional top 5 nominations in Best Integrated Human Practices and Best Wiki. These were the first times that UC San Diego has won any special awards or even been nominated for them within this competition.