How Alberta’s iGEM Students are Persevering through COVID-19

This article was originally written for Genome Alberta’s Genomics Blog. Normally at this point in the year, students around the world would be hard at work in the lab, getting ready for the iGEM competition. Teams competing at this synthetic biology event are trying to find ways to engineer biology to solve real-life problems. Of […]

Lethbridge High Schoolers are Tackling Tailings Ponds

Lethbridge HS iGEM 2018

One thing I love about the iGEM competition is seeing how students get engaged with real-world problems. I think a lot of Albertans will appreciate the challenges that the Lethbridge High School iGEM team decided to take on this year. This year, they’re tackling the remediation of oil sands tailings ponds. But what’s more interesting […]

Packaging Precious Goods with Lethbridge Undergrads

I buy a lot of things online these days. It’s just so convenient to find something on Amazon and trust that it’ll get delivered to my doorstep at some point. But if you think about it, there’s a lot of stuff that happens behind the scenes to get packages to their destinations. This is a […]