Team:Imperial College London/Acknowledgments


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We couldn't have completed this project all by ourselves, and we have many people to thank. Our supervisor Chris Hirst, our advisors, the Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation and the experts we consulted, among many others, made this project possible. Thank you everyone!
We will never be able to thank Chris (our supervisor) enough for all he has done for us. From answering the same question a million times and never losing his patience, to making sure we were all smiling in lab by telling us jokes, his never failing positive attitude made this project a really special one to all of us.

A huge thank you to:

Our advisors, Professor Richard Kitney, Professor Paul Freemont and Dr Geoff Baldwin, for all their guidance throughout the course of the iGEM competition.

Dr Tom Ellis for his amazing stories and always knowing what to say.

Kirsten Jensen for all the work she put into our project.

The rest of the CSynBI, including Dr Guy-Bart Stan, Dr Matthieu Bultelle, James Chappell, Susanna Finlay and Dr Karen Polizzi

Tom Jay for his creative genius in designing the prototypes.

Dr Julie Balen of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for her enthusiasm and public health expertise.

Dr Claire Marris of LSE for her invaluable advice at the Human Practices Panel.

Dr Martha Betson of the Natural History Museum for giving us a crash course in schistosomiasis and the schistosome lifecycle.

David Benqué and Gerrit Kaiser of the Royal College of Art (RCA) for bringing out every ounce of creativity we had in us!

Professor Alan Fenwick and Dr Wendy Harrison of the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) for their wisdom in discussing the most appropriate applications for our detection kit.

Imperial College London staff including Professor Murray Selkirk, Dr James MacDonald, Dr Leak, Professor Allain Filloux and Tania Briggs.

Danielle Rounds for designing and providing numerous images for our project.

Dr Kelly Neaves and Dr Dominic Rees-Roberts for making us practice explaining synthetic biology and our project.

The Wellcome Trust for sponsoring us this summer, and for sponsoring the documentary that Kelly Neaves and Dominic Rees-Roberts filmed.

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