The 2014 race ended at 140 minutes, when the 100th cell crossed the finish line. Team #12, a Dicty cell line, engineered in the laboratory of A. Kortholt and P.van Haastert (University of Groningen), achieved the largest fraction of cells, 48%, in the top 100 and was declared the winner. The runner up with 19% representation was Team #4, an HL60 cell line engineered by the group of G. Charras (University College London).
The winning team received their prize at the opening of the 2014 Dicty Conference in Berlin. They also enjoyed quite a bit of publicity at home and throughout Europe:
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