Our team

Team ABOA!

ABOA is a team of students from Turku, competing in the annual international synthetic biology competition, iGEM. All students from the University of Turku, Åbo Akademi and Turku University of Applied sciences can join the team and all majors even outside the biosciences are appreciated and needed. The first ABOA team competed in 2019, the tradition has been continued with teams in 2021 and now, in 2022.

ABOA 2022 is a team of students competing in the biggest international synthetic biology competition iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine). The team is composed of students studying in the University of Turku. The objective of iGEM is to solve a current problem by inventing and carrying out a research project that utilizes synthetic biology. Our team, ABOA 2022, has multidisciplinary expertise as students’ majors vary being biomedicine, biochemistry, biology and biotechnology at both bachelor’s and master’s degree level. The team is fully responsible for the planning, implementation and applying for funding for the research project.

Articles of us

May 2022

Turun yliopisto jakoi kannustinapurahan kahdelle opiskelijaprojektille

"Virukset infektoivat Suomen merkittävimpiä viljelykasveja, kuten perunaa ja ohraa, ja aiheuttavat isoja maatalouden tappioita. Projektin lopputulos olisi hyödyllinen ratkaisu maatalouden käyttöön."