Workshop videos: Videos from the iGEM 2009 spring workshop @ MIT are available below for streaming and download, and higher quality downloads will follow shortly. You can also visit our iGEM channel @ blip.tv.
Tom Knight gives an introduction to parts based synthetic biology
Randy Rettberg discusses the changes that have taken place for iGEM 2009, the requirements for the teams, and judging the competition
Barry Canton discusses the importance of measuring and documenting the parts on the registry
Randy Rettberg discusses the software track for iGEM participants, as well as how software tools are integrated into the registry
"Make it easier to build things. Define the things you are building with by using standards. Hide biological complexity with abstraction."
"Why should you consider changing how you engineer biological systems from doing ad-hoc research to something that's a more scalable engineering framework?"
Reshma Shetty gives suggestions on how teams may want to come up with project ideas
Reshma Shetty shows how parts on the registry are designed for standard assembly
Meagan Lizarazo shows how to make your parts "Favorites" and ship them using the registry
Paul and Vinoo discuss an overview of the creation of the 2009 distribution and the quality control process. Randy discusses the sequencing tools on the registry.