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DIYbio events for the week of May 15

May 15, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday, Cambridge has Simon Hong speaking about Memory, and Durham has a show and tell, where they will be discussing collaboration with the NEIHS.  On Monday, Brooklyn demonstrates PCR and barcoding (pizza is involved as well), Cambridge has talks by Vitor Pinheiro on directed evolution as a tool for synthetic biology, and Alexander Taylor on artificial genetic polymers.  Also on Monday, Oakland continues their work on Real Vegan Cheese.  On Wednesday, Charlottesville does a walk-through of speed dating, where they isolate the senses and adjust the order of exposure to the sensory input, Los Angeles offers you the opportunity to start your own bio-art project, or collaborate with Lola Dompe on one of hers, Oakland continues their fun fermentation and Open Insulin projects, Seattle discusses genetic circuitry, Sunnyvale continues their work on building a fluorescence microscope, and Toronto has another Bioengineering, bio-production, and painting with bio-pigments session. On Thursday, Amsterdam has their Hack the Brain pre-event, Cambridge, GBR continues discussions on building a makespace, Cambridge, MA hosts a new generation of biotech startups, and Montreal has a plasmid transformation workshop and open lab.  Also on Thursday, Oakland launches an international effort to put mRNA expression assay hardware in space, Sunnyvale continues their bioprinter project, and Toronto continues their series on Bioengineering.   On Friday, Oakland is at Maker Faire and Toronto continues with their Bioengineering series.  On Saturday, Brooklyn has a workshop where electricity generated by muscle activity is measured and harnessed to do fun things, and Seattle has Kaelan Yu conducting a workshop on soap making.

Sunday, May 15
Cambridge, MA, USA
Durham, NC, USA

Monday, May 16
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, GBR
Oakland, CA, USA

Wednesday, May 18
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Thursday, May 19
Amsterdam, NTL
Cambridge, GBR
Cambridge, MA, USA
Montreal, QC, CAN
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Friday, May 20
Oakland, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Saturday, May 21
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Events coming up

Sunday, May 22
Montreal, QC, CAN
Seattle, WA, USA

Tuesday, May 24
Cambridge, MA, USA

Wednesday, May 25
Austin, TX, USA

Saturday,May 28
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Monday, May 30
Oakland, CA, USA
Tel Aviv-Yafo, ISR

Tuesday, June 14
Beijing, CN

Thursday, June 16
Shanghai, CN

Friday, June 17
Shenzhen, GD, CN

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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