Hi, my name is Saloni and I am currently a senior at the American School in Japan. I've only been to one school my entire life so I haven't seen much of any other school. I was born and raised in Japan but grew up in an Indian household. Some of my hobbies, other than science, include art and music.
Hi! I'm Noe and I'm a senior. I love to watch TV shows (crime) and figure skating. My other hobbies include sleeping and drawing, and I hope my graphic design skills can be of some use in the team. I learned html and css over summer and am now part of the wiki team! I hope you enjoy our website!
Hello, my name is Eliot, and I'm a senior who enjoys pursuing science. My favorite musician is Elliott Smith and I like the Boston Celtics. I hope to become a doctor in the future and believe iGEM will offer me valuable lab work experience.
Hi, I am Hanae and I’m a senior. I’m originally from Hokkaido and moved to Tokyo in 5th grade. I love playing tennis, running, and sleeping. Some of my favorite subjects are chemistry and statistics, and I also enjoy learning about history and physics. I’m excited to work for iGEM :)
Hi! I’m Stephanie, a junior at ASIJ. I identify myself as Korean/American, although I grew up in Singapore and moved to Japan. In my free time, I usually like to run, travel, and sleep. I am interested in biology and medicine and hope to pursue my dream of lowering drugs costs in the United States. I joined iGEM because it gave me the opportunity to broaden my knowledge on applied biology.
Hi, I'm Genta. I grew up in Australia and only recently moved to Japan. I been playing the electric bass for a while and it is my favorite hobby. My favorite sports are Aussie rules and rugby, but I haven't been able to do either in Japan. My favorite band is the Red Hot Chili Peppers, but I love all kinds of music. I take interest in chemistry and biology and often find myself reading about new discoveries.
Hi! I'm Lauren Hartz and I'm currently a sophomore. I'm half American and half Taiwanese. I was born in New Jersey but have lived in Tokyo for the past ten years. I love playing soccer and running cross country. I joined iGEM because I really enjoy science and I'm looking forward to participating and learning more!
Hello! I'm Misaki, I'm a junior, and this is my first year in iGEM. I moved to Tokyo last year from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I've been playing the violin for more than 10 years now. Even though music has been a major part of my life, I am focused towards science and iGEM gives me a place to challenge my skills while having fun. Random fact about myself: If I could only eat one food for the rest of my life, it will be ratatouille.
Hello! My name is Dohyun, and I am currently a senior on the iGEM team at ASIJ. I’m passionate about biology and chemistry — all sciences, really. (That includes the social sciences!!) When I’m not drowning in schoolwork, I love to play field hockey, take and edit photos, travel the world, and blog all about it!
Hello. My name is Young, and I’m a junior. I’ve been living in Japan for almost 10 years. I love baking when I’m not running at school in the track team.
Hi, my name is Anna! I'm a junior in ASIJ and identify myself as American/Japanese. Some of my interests are trying new foods, fitness, and field hockey. I love biology and am super excited to be part of the iGEM team. My favorite part of iGEM is that I can pursue my passion for biology while also making the world a better place. My main focus in the project is lab work.
Hi, my name is Kaila, and I'm currently a senior. I enjoy playing field hockey and enjoy collecting interesting stationary. I joined iGEM because I was interested in learning how to apply the chemistry knowledge I had gained into real world problems.
Hi! My name is Elena and I am currently a junior at ASIJ. I'm from Tokyo, Japan and am half Japanese and half Italian. I've been living in Japan for the past 11 years. My hobbies are playing tennis and taking my dog out on walks. I also love traveling to new countries and experiencing different cultures!
Hi! My name is Marine and I am French-American. I enjoy reading, playing the piano, discovering new cultures, and playing sports. I joined iGEM to deepen my knowledge in biology as well as experience a field I may want to work in further down the line. I love learning about how the world works, and contributing to making the world a better place.
Hi! I’m Sara, and I’m a senior at the American School In Japan. I became interested in synthetic biology after taking a genetic engineering course over the summer. I’m also in the process of learning how to code. Other than science, I’ve been dancing since I was three years old, and I’m on my school's dance team.
Hey everyone! My name is Marina, and I'm from Honolulu and Tokyo. I am currently leading the 2018 ASIJ iGEM team. This is my third year on the team, so I am really excited to be back in Boston for the Jamboree! In my free time, I love playing volleyball or going snowboarding. I am very interested in bioengineering and human biology, and I mostly enjoy learning about medicine and healthcare.
My name is Kaitlyn Wu, and I am 17 years old. I'm originally from California but I grew up in Tokyo. I am a field hockey goalie and I love listening and playing music.
Hi! My name is Everett and I’m currently a senior at the American School in Japan. As part of the team, I help with website design and have previously helped with prototyping including some 3D modeling. So naturally, my hobby is video game design and programming. I joined iGEM because it was a perfect opportunity for real-life application of my ability in programming.
Hi! I'm Rei. I'm Japanese-Korean, and I've lived in Japan for 13 years and Korea for 2. In my free time, I enjoy playing basketball, traveling, eating good food, and sleeping. My job in iGEM is mathematical modeling using MATLAB. I look forward to attending iGEM meetings, as the experiments allow me to gain extensive hands-on experience and to use science to make a tangible contribution to society.