Meagan Lizarazo is the Vice President of Operations of the iGEM Foundation. The iGEM Foundation is an independent nonprofit dedicated to education and competition, advancement of synthetic biology, and the development of open community and collaboration. It fosters scientific research and education through organizing and operating the iGEM Competition, the premier student synthetic biology competition. Meagan has been involved with iGEM since 2005, beginning with research on automated assembly, followed by managing operations of the iGEM competition. She now directs operations of the iGEM Foundation nonprofit organization.