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DIYbio events for the week of March 4

March 5, 2016


Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday, Brooklyn has its Biotechnology Crash Course, and Oakland continues work on Open Insulin.  On Monday, San Francisco has micropitches, London has a biodesign conference, and Vancouver discusses democratized science, including some biology topics.  On Tuesday Brooklyn has an introductory workshop on CRISPR/ CAS9, a prerequisite to a full hands-on lab course coming soon.   On Wednesday, Chicago has a social featuring Dr Heather Wheeler, discussing genomic prediction of complex traits, and Montreal has their March meeting, featuring various talks on bioinformatics.  On Thursday, Cambridge meets to discuss their the building of a new makespace.  On Friday, Austin has a booth at SXSW Create, and Baltimore has a lightning talk competition with the audience as judges.  On Saturday, Austin has  CRISPR/CAS9 and Collaborative Biohacking presentations, Cambridge invites you to help demonstrate open hardware at the Cambridge Science Festival, Charlottesville has a kids workshop on marine microbes, and Seattle has a full day workshop on Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials worth some college credits.

Sunday, March 6
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, March 7
San Francisco, CA, USA
London, GBR
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Tuesday, March 8
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Wednesday, March 9
Chicago, IL, USA
Montreal, QC, CAN

Thursday, March 10
Cambridge, GBR

Friday, March 11
Austin, TX, USA
Baltimore, MD, USA

Saturday, March 12
Austin, TX, USA
Austin, TX, USA
Cambridge, GBR
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Events coming up

Sunday, March 13
Bethesda, MD, USA

Monday, March 14
Austin, TX, USA

Tuesday-Wednesday, March 15-16
Madrid, ESP

Thursday-Friday, March 17-18
Boston, MA, USA

Thursday, March 24
Ljubljana, SVN

Wednesday-Friday, April 6-8
London, GBR

Friday, April 8
Buenos Aires, ARG

Saturday, April 9
Stockholm, SWE

Pictures from Counter Culture Lab’s  Ghost Heart Event in Oakland, CA, USA awhile ago.  (Yeeeeg! , couldn’t resist)

To see when the next event is in your area, check the full list of usual suspects. Don’t see one near you? Why not have your own and get it posted here? Tell us about it by emailing It would be great to post some photos of your event somewhere. We’d love to see them. We do have some guidelines for what is posted, and are not capturing every event within the community.

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