Key deliverables expected and timelines for completion
The following cycle of time lines will start from 2013 to 2015 for three years.
January: Recruitment of students
February: First meeting to organize the iGEM2013 team for CUHK
March/April: Formation of iGEM2013 team and begin the brainstorming of new projects
May: Promotion of iGEM2013 team in CUHK
June-September: Beginning of wet-lab work; obtain further sponsorships for iGEM2013 team
July/August: Promotion of iGEM and synthetic biology to local high schools
September: Exhibitions of synthetic biology and our society on campuses in Hong Kong/websites will be available
October: Asian Jamboree
November: World Jamboree (if nominated by Asian Jamboree Judging Committee)
December: Compilation of a report on Synthetic Biology and Our Society
So far, over 30 students from the School of Life Sciences and 8 Biomedical Engineering students have been recruited. Also 9 Year One students from DSE intakes are also joining from the Faculty of Science. First team meeting will expand the recruitment from other Faculties.
Arrangements for evaluation of project deliverables/outcomes
Weekly meeting will be held within the team, and monthly meeting will involve all supervisors from this TDG project.
Wiki website will be made available for evaluation.
Exhibitions will be prepared for campus-wide promotion and questionnaires will be prepared to evaluate the outcomes of this project. Ultimately, the team will join the Asian Jamboree in early October.
Means for disseminating project deliverables/outcomes
All team activities will be available on our team wiki website.
Exhibitions will be held on campuses to promote Synthetic Biology and the use of genetic engineering to improve our environment and the society as a whole.
Some (around 10) pioneer students and team leaders will take the Life Science coded STOT course known as Synthetic Biology Workshop.
Annual reports will be made available, as well as a full report after 2015.