Academia

iGEM

The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition challenges students to perform cutting-edge research in the field of synthetic biology. Using MATLAB and Simulink products helps your team organize, model, and develop complex biological systems for your iGEM project.

Complimentary Software

MathWorks provides complimentary software for this competition. If your team is participating in this competition and needs software, fill out the software request form.

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Training for Your Team

Interactive Online Training Courses

Learn by doing! Our 2-hour online courses provide a hands-on learning environment where you will interact with a web-based version of MATLAB and receive instant and contextual feedback.

Racing Lounge Blog

Learn more about best practices and teamwork for student competitions.

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Join the User Community on MATLAB Central

Submit files or ask questions about this competition.

Ask a question on MATLAB Answers

Tag your submission with igem

The Winner's Circle

See how students are winning competitions worldwide with MATLAB and Simulink.

Explore student projects