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DIYbio events for the week of April 17

April 17, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday, Austin does some hands-on craft brewing with Jacob Ashton, Durham has a show and tell, prepping for a local Sci-Tech Expo .  Oakland carries on their Biohack Academy, Open Insulin project, and some in-depth work on protein expression, and Washington, DC has a huge Science Technology, Enigineering and Math (STEM) event with several biotech participants.  On Monday, Brooklyn starts their 3-day biohacker bootcamp,  Cambridge has a two talks, one entitled “Minimal Requirements for Morphogenisis – where does biology come inn?” by Stoyan Smoukov, and the other entitled “A touch screen for cells: Exploring the uses of piezoelectric materials in synthetic biology” by Michael Smith, London has a panel discussion and talks by artists and scientists on the applications of organizational stuctures of superorganisms, including Dr. Libby Heaney, Dr Mark Isalan, Melissa Sterry, Dr Tom Ellis, and Heather Barnett.  Also on Monday, Oakland continues its work on Real Vegan Cheese, and Sunnyvale continues its work on a quantum salinity detector using a surface plasmon resonance device.  On Tuesday, Amsterdam works on several interesting projects,  and Toronto is showing off their new lab.  On Wednesday, Albany has a talk on vector-borne diseases with a focus on the Zika virus, by Dr Laura Kramer, Brooklyn has a workshop on CRISPR/Cas9, Oakland continues their fun fermentations and Open Insulin project, San Diego continues their work which includes open source transformations of algae and bacteria, Seattle has a discussion of the meaning of JCVI-syn3.0, the recently announced living cell made from scratch with the smallest possible genome, and Sunnyvale continues its work on a fluorescence microscope.  On Thursday, Cambridge continues its discussions of establishing a biomakespace, Kalispell has a bioinformatics tools demo, Oakland continues work on fungal cultivation and conducts a biohacking bootcamp, San Diego has a discussion of the value of basic biological research, where Dr. Aaron Groen uses his research into the basic mechanisms of cytokinesis as an example, and Sunnyvale continues their bioprinter work.  On Friday, Buenos Aires has a “mingling session” for bioart, and some experimentation with microbial fuel cells, Cambridge has a talk on single-cell RNA sequencing with Dr Florian Buettner and North York has a talk on Precision Medicine by Dr. Ruslan Dorfman.  On Saturday, Austin has a workshop and discussion of vaping nootropics, and Seattle has a fun course by Regina Wu, where a zombie apocalypse is imagined as introduction to viruses and  antibodies.

Sunday, April 17
Austin, TX, USA
Durham, NC, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Washington, DC, USA

Monday, April 18
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, GBR
London, GBR
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, April 19
Amsterdam, NLD
Toronto, ON, CAN

Wednesday, April 20
Albany, NY, USA
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, April 21
Cambridge, GBR
Kalispell, MT, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
San Diego, CA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, April 22
Buenos Aires, ARG
Cambridge, GBR
North York, ON, CAN

Saturday, April 23
Austin, TX, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Other events coming up

Monday-Tuesday April 25-26
Boston, MA, USA

Wednesday, May 4
San Francisco, CA, USA

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 events@diybio.org. 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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