The IC GEMs team consists of ten 2nd year undergraduates from Bioengineering and Bioscience. Our genuine collective interest in healthcare led to the targetting of health and medicine related applications this year. Together with the vision of an industry, the strategy we adopted for our projects is to use the Engineering Cycle to create reliable Synthetic Biology products where standards and quality control are strictly kept.
Main Project - Infector DetectorInfector Detector is a system that will detect the presence of biofilm infections on urinary catheters by reporting on the presence of AHL, a signalling molecule used by E.coli, and output a fluorescent protein as a result. (more...)