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CAPS Bioscience awarded grants for this year’s Internationally Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition

CAPS Bioscience was awarded a grantfor this year’s Internationally Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition. They were one of only two high schools to receive the recognition. The remaining awardees are national and international colleges and universities.

“The CRISPR/Cas9 grant allows a growing pool of young scientists to apply the genome editing technology to new systems and leverage our GenScript’s CRISPR/Cas9 offerings,” said Laura Geuss, Ph.D., GenScript’s CRISPR Services Product Manager. “GenScript congratulates the winners and wishes all iGEM teams lots of luck in their efforts to advance synthetic biology.”

This is the seventh year GenScript has sponsored the worldwide synthetic biology competition. Teams previously sponsored by GenScript teams have won gold and silver medals.

Click here for more information about the award winners.