April 21, 2015
Here is your summary of weekly DIYbio related events, around the world. On Tuesday Amsterdam is having a ceremony for the graduates of the BioHack Academy, where participants will present their work on building a fully functioning lab -microscopes, centrifuges, handmade spectrometers, and incubators—all with materials commonly found at home. On Wednesday, Charlottesville talks about the rising tide of synthetic biology, on their way to forming a new biohackerspace, London hosts the Synbiobeta two-day event, Oakland has a panel discussion moderated by Kevin Connelly of EII, featuring Miyoko Schinner, Shane and Marie, and Ben Rupert on how to make vegan cheese delectable, and Seattle holds a sourdough bread fermentation workshop. On Thursday, Synbiobeta continues in London. On Saturday, Baltimore introduces artists, makers, and the public to 3-D tissue engineering, including bio-printing, with talks and hands-on demonstrations by pioneers and experts, including Sebastian Cocioba, Axel Guenther, David Kolesky, Ritu Raman, and Anderson Ta. Bethesda celebrates DNA day, while doing some planning, and messing around with diy cell phone microscopes, while Nicole McNeil shares a little bit about spectral karyotyping and FISH techniques, and Seattle has eyeball dissection guided by Anna McCann.
Tuesday, April 21
Thursday, April 23
Here are some pics from Moscow’s Welcome Meeting last week, courtesy of Pablo Trukhanov, who is getting things going over there. Best to you, Pablo!
Other events coming up soon
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