Leading a successful iGEM team

Methods Mol Biol. 2012:852:251-72. doi: 10.1007/978-1-61779-564-0_19.


The International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition allows undergraduate teams to develop projects in synthetic biology within the context of a large, international Jamboree. Organizing and managing a successful iGEM team is an exercise in advanced agile project development. While many of the principles applicable to such teams are derived from management of agile software teams, iGEM presents several unique challenges.

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