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  • Mentors bring huge value to the geekStarter high-school program, and our 2018-19 teams are lucky to work with an amazing group of mentors. Let us introduce them!

    Chris Isaac – Specialist/on-call mentor, synth […]

    Meet the geekStarter 2018-19 Mentors

    Mentors bring huge value to the geekStarter high-school program, and our 2018-19 teams are lucky to work with an amazing group of mentors. Let us introduce them! Chris Isaac - Specialist/on-call mentor, synthetic biology Chris is a graduate student studying Alzheimer’s Disease using bioinformatics at the...

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  • Meet Ethan who first joined the program in 2016 as a high-school student on UrbanTundra iGEM team.
    10 Quick Questions for Ethan

    How would you describe yourself in one sentence?

    I am currently a chemical […]

    Spotlight on geekStarters: Ethan Agena

    Meet Ethan who first joined the program in 2016 as a high-school student on UrbanTundra iGEM team. 10 Quick Questions for Ethan How would you describe yourself in one sentence? I am currently a chemical engineering student who finds himself doing everything...

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  • We are excited to welcome our 2018-2019 middle-school and high-school teams and wish them good luck on their projects!

    RSports – Father Patrick Mercredi HS – Fort McMurray

    This returning team is working on […]

    Meet geekStarter's 2018-2019 High-School and Middle-School Teams

    We are excited to welcome our 2018-2019 middle-school and high-school teams and wish them good luck on their projects! RSports - Father Patrick Mercredi HS - Fort McMurray This returning team is working on several projects with their local community:...

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  • Go RSports! Meet the Robotics Team at Father Patrick Mercredi High School in Fort McMurray
    Check out this recent interview with the team, and learn about their plans for this season and beyond.
    • What is uniqu […]

    Spotlight on geekStarters: Father Mercredi High School Robotics in Fort McMurray

    Go RSports! Meet the Robotics Team at Father Patrick Mercredi High School in Fort McMurray Check out this recent interview with the team, and learn about their plans for this season and beyond. • What is unique about your team? Any memorable moments? Our team started...

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  • Robert Mayall is a dedicated member of the geekStarter community, mentor to Notre Dame Collegiate team, and co-founder at FREDsense Technologies. In this photo, he provides feedback to teams at geekStarter’s 2017 […]

    Spotlight on geekStarters: Robert Mayall

    Robert Mayall is a dedicated member of the geekStarter community, mentor to Notre Dame Collegiate team, and co-founder at FREDsense Technologies. In this photo, he provides feedback to teams at geekStarter's 2017 High School Jamboree in High River. 10 Quick...

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  • Our teams got a lot done over the summer weeks. Here are their recent updates.

    Lethbridge High-School iGEM: Developing a system for efficient desalination of ocean water to produce clean drinking wat […]

    geekStarter Teams Updates - August 2018

    Our teams got a lot done over the summer weeks. Here are their recent updates. Lethbridge High-School iGEM: Developing a system for efficient desalination of ocean water to produce clean drinking water This summer has been super busy for our team! Highlights: Members of the...

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  • The photo shows Rochelin Dalangin – mentor and team advisor for UAlberta iGEM team
    10 Quick Questions for Rochelin

    How would you describe yourself in one sentence?

    Um, probably something along the lines o […]

    Spotlight on geekStarters: Rochelin Dalangin

    The photo shows Rochelin Dalangin - mentor and team advisor for UAlberta iGEM team 10 Quick Questions for Rochelin How would you describe yourself in one sentence? Um, probably something along the lines of: “I’m a sugar-loving workaholic that enjoys puzzling over intellectual challenges...

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  • Here are some recent updates from our high-school teams. Read on…

    Lethbridge High School iGEM 2018 – Lethbridge

    We have had a very exciting month! Here are some highlights.

    We presented our projec […]

    geekStarter Teams Updates - June 2018

    Here are some recent updates from our high-school teams. Read on... Lethbridge High School iGEM 2018 – Lethbridge We have had a very exciting month! Here are some highlights. We presented our project “Control-Salt-Delete” at geekStarter's High School Jamboree on May 26 and won the Best...

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  • The photo shows Erin Kelly (centre) with two members of the Lethbridge HS iGEM team – Nimaya DeSilva (left) and Candace Chan (right) – at the 2017 iGEM Giant Jamboree in Boston (photo courtesy of the iGEM F […]

    Spotlight on geekStarters: Erin Kelly

    The photo shows Erin Kelly (centre) with two members of the Lethbridge HS iGEM team - Nimaya DeSilva (left) and Candace Chan (right) - at the 2017 iGEM Giant Jamboree in Boston (photo courtesy of the iGEM Foundation and Justin Knight) 10...

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  • On May 26-27, 2018, geekStarter high-school teams gathered together to share their projects, learn from experts and mentors, and celebrate their accomplishments. The highly anticipated weekend consisted of two […]

    geekStarter Jamboree and Workshop: Teams Share Projects and Gain Expert Feedback

    Fun times! Teams and judges at geekStarter's 2018 high school jamboree On May 26-27, 2018, geekStarter high-school teams gathered together to share their projects, learn from experts and mentors, and celebrate their accomplishments. The highly anticipated weekend consisted of two events co-hosted with Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Academy...

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  • OLS team members present their project in front of an audience including Pepper the robot on May 9, 2018
    Check out this recent interview with the syn bio team from Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Academy in Canmo […]

    Spotlight on geekStarters: Syn Bio Team at Our Lady of the Snows

    OLS team members present their project in front of an audience including Pepper the robot on May 9, 2018 Check out this recent interview with the syn bio team from Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Academy in Canmore, and learn about their plans for the rest of this season and...

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  • Curious what geekStarter’s high school teams have been up to over the past few weeks? Here are their recent updates. Read on…

    Ross Sheppard High School Innovation Club – Edmonton

    FPV drones – We have been re […]

    geekStarter Teams Updates - May 2018

    Curious what geekStarter's high school teams have been up to over the past few weeks? Here are their recent updates. Read on... Ross Sheppard High School Innovation Club – Edmonton FPV drones - We have been reaching out to various clubs, classes and programs to facilitate promotional...

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  • Dennis Kim – member of the 2014 Calgary iGEM team and dedicated geekStarter mentor ever since
    10 Quick Questions for Dennis

    How would you describe yourself in one sentence?

    I work hard, play harder and… prob […]

    Spotlight on geekStarters: Dennis Kim

    Dennis Kim - member of the 2014 Calgary iGEM team and dedicated geekStarter mentor ever since 10 Quick Questions for Dennis How would you describe yourself in one sentence? I work hard, play harder and… probably worry the hardest. What do you love the most about...

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  • Wondering what has been going on with the geekStarter high-school teams over the past few weeks? Here are some recent updates they have sent us. Read on…

    NEXUS Robotics – Calgary

    Having already pla […]

    geekStarter Teams Updates - March 2018

    Wondering what has been going on with the geekStarter high-school teams over the past few weeks? Here are some recent updates they have sent us. Read on... NEXUS Robotics – Calgary Having already planned how to combine autonomous behaviours with a human operator so our robot...

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  • Flight mission – Photo of Ross Sheppard team members taken by their FPV drone
    Check out this recent interview with the robotics team from Ross Sheppard High School in Edmonton, and learn about their plan […]

    Spotlight on geekStarters: Innovations Club at Ross Sheppard High School

    Flight mission - Photo of Ross Sheppard team members taken by their FPV drone Check out this recent interview with the robotics team from Ross Sheppard High School in Edmonton, and learn about their plans for the 2017-18 season and beyond. • What is unique about your team?...

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  • The new year has started well for geekStarter teams. Here are some recent updates they shared with us.

    Our Lady of the Snows Synthetic Biology and Robotics Club – Canmore

    OLS SynBio continues to focus on a p […]

    geekStarter Teams Updates - January 2018

    The new year has started well for geekStarter teams. Here are some recent updates they shared with us. Our Lady of the Snows Synthetic Biology and Robotics Club - Canmore OLS SynBio continues to focus on a plastic that will use a biological...

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  • Sydnee Calhoun – member of 2017 ULethbridge iGEM team and dedicated mentor of the Lethbridge High School iGEM team – stands by her team’s poster at the iGEM Giant Jamboree in in Boston.
     
    10 Quick Questions for […]

    Spotlight on geekStarters: Sydnee Calhoun

    Sydnee Calhoun - member of 2017 ULethbridge iGEM team and dedicated mentor of the Lethbridge High School iGEM team - stands by her team's poster at the iGEM Giant Jamboree in in Boston.   10 Quick Questions for Sydnee How would you...

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  • In the picture above, mentors Erin Kelly and David Lloyd work with students at geekStarter’s start-up workshop on December 2nd, 2017
     
    Mentors add tremendous value to the geekStarter high-school program, and our […]

    Meet geekStarter's 2017-2018 Mentors

    In the picture above, mentors Erin Kelly and David Lloyd work with students at geekStarter's start-up workshop on December 2nd, 2017   Mentors add tremendous value to the geekStarter high-school program, and our 2017-18 teams are lucky to work with an amazing group of mentors. Let us...

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  • Recent photo of team mentor Emily Hicks and 6 of the 20 student team members in their school’s lab
    Check out this recent interview with the synthetic biology team from Notre Dame Collegiate in High River, and l […]

    Spotlight on geekStarters: Notre Dame Collegiate Syn Bio Team

    Recent photo of team mentor Emily Hicks and 6 of the 20 student team members in their school's lab Check out this recent interview with the synthetic biology team from Notre Dame Collegiate in High River, and learn about their plans for the 2017-18 season and beyond. •...

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  • On December 1st, geekStarter welcomed its 2017-2018 middle-school and high-school teams.
    We are excited to welcome them and wish them good luck on their projects!

    Father Patrick Mercredi High School: RSports Ro […]

    Meet geekStarter's 2017-18 middle-school and high-school teams

    On December 1st, geekStarter welcomed its 2017-2018 middle-school and high-school teams. We are excited to welcome them and wish them good luck on their projects! geekStarter teams mingling and collaborating at geekStarter's startup workshop on December 2nd Father Patrick Mercredi High School: RSports Robotics Group - Fort McMurray The...

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