Location: The University of Science and Technology Hong Kong (HKUST)
Date and time: 14th-16th of October 2011
Name of bigger event: This is part of the regional International Genetically Engineered Machine Competion iGEM Asia.
Description of bigger event: The International Genetically Engineered Machine competition (iGEM) is the undergraduate Synthetic Biology competition. Student teams are given a kit of biological parts at the beginning of the summer. Working over the summer, they use these parts and new parts of their own design to build biological systems and operate them in living cells. This project design and competition format is an exceptionally motivating and effective teaching method.