Sponsors/Special Offers/IDT


Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT)

Synthesis has come to iGEM!

IDT is once again graciously extending their FREE custom DNA offer to iGEM teams, offering 20 kb of DNA as gBlocks® Gene Fragments and Alt-R® CRISPR Genome Editing products free of charge to each iGEM 2018 team!

Cost is no longer a limiting factor in your research. With unprecedented access to DNA synthesis, you can now live in the future of synthetic biology; focusing on project design and characterization and not cost.

New Article From IDT

IDT has been helping iGEM teams push the boundaries of synthetic biology for six years. Take a look at what some teams were able to achieve during iGEM 2017 thanks to IDT!

Partner Special Offers for iGEM Teams

iGEM 2018 Teams receive 20 kb of FREE custom DNA or Alt-R® CRISPR Genome Editing products from IDT!

Hear the welcome message to iGEM teams from Adam Clore, Technical Director of Synthetic Biology at IDT.

Request Your Free Custom DNA

Take note of the following deadlines:

  • Last day to register with IDT for 20 kb of DNA: August 31, 2018
  • Last day to order products from IDT: October 14, 2018

IDT Video Library

Video: Tips for working with gBlocks® Gene Fragments

Published on May 7, 2018

Ann Tigges shares the best practices for handling your gBlocks® Gene Fragments, including how to re-suspend, quantify and calculate copy number.

If you have trouble accessing YouTube, view the video here.

Video: The IDT Synthetic Biology Advantage

Published on May 7, 2018

Dr Adam Clore discusses the history of gBlocks®, general information about ordering, and outlines what it's like to work with IDT for synthetic biology projects.

If you have trouble accessing YouTube, view the video here.

Webinar: iGEM Projects Using High Quality Gene Fragments

Published on Jun 25, 2015

Dr Adam Clore discusses uses for gBlocks® Gene Fragments in the context of the 2015 iGEM competition.

Join us in thanking IDT for extending this generous offer to iGEM 2018 teams and for their
continued commitment to championing synthetic biology with iGEM.