Monday, November 03, 2014

To all my peeps at iGEM

I just gave a scientific talk before the largest audience that I have ever in my life addressed: 2500 synthetic biologists at the iGEM jamboree. In a five minute talk, I told everybody about the gigantic interlaboratory study that we ran this year, including a special shout-out to the team from Sumbawa, Indonesia, who did their measurements using cell-phone cameras because the nearest fluorescence-measurement equipment was 1000 km away.

And what did we get?  From 45 teams in 18 different countries, we got a worldwide baseline and some remarkably good consistency in measurement values:

Next step: write it up and plan for next year's study...
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