30 April 2021
The iDEC introduction video is online now. Want to understand iDEC more
Our organizers introduce iDEC for you here!
October 17 2022
iDEC Festival 2022 is about to start! iDEC senior trustee Prof. Tom Ellis from Imperial College London will give the opening speech, which will be released online on the same day, follow us!
October 17 2022
We are proud to announce the iDEC Awards Ceremony Speakers for iDEC Festival 2022. They are Prof. Huimin Zhao from UIUC and Prof. Víctor de Lorenzo from CSIC. It is our great honor to have two scholars as guest speakers. Looking forward to the interaction between senior scientists and young talents. Awards Ceremony Lectures will be an open event, stay tuned for iDEC Awards Ceremony 2022.
What is iDEC?The International Directed Evolution Competition (iDEC) is an international public welfare initiative dedicated to building a scientific community to facilitate education, technology sharing, and academic exchange.
How did it start?iDEC is initiated by scientists and students engaged in genetic engineering research. Our initial volunteer team include members from different countries and cultural backgrounds.
Compete in one, two or three areas of Directed Evolution
Enhance biomacromolecule functions
Optimize metabolic pathways or circuits
Improve or create new strains
Best hardware, Best software, Best algorithm,
To the best of the best in a unique area.
To special contributions in reporter systems, genetic diversification methods, or screening strategies.
To consider biosafety, biosecurity, and ethical issues is crucial to establish suitable precautions.
At iDEC, we are committed to teaching how to conduct research responsibly.