July 30, 2016
Here are your DIYbio events for the week.
On Sunday, join Brooklyn as they process black-and-white film (remember that?) using beer and coffee, and Oakland continues their Biohack Academy series with a course on culturing, as well as continuing on their Open Insulin, and outer space microfluidics projects, while Sunnyvale has teens showing other teens some basics of biology and biotechnology
On Monday, Charlottesville begins a two-week synthetic biology summer camp, Oakland continues its Biohacking Academy with a course on plasmid design and online databases, as well as continuing their Real Vegan Cheese project in collaboration with Sunnyvale.
On Tuesday, Amsterdam changes the venue of their Open Wetlab to Red Light Pet Shop pop-up location to explore their bio bank, Brooklyn has Oliver Medvedik, Ph.D. and Ellen Jorgensen Ph.D. teaching a course on designing guide RNAs for use in CRISPR, Buenos Aires, has a discussion by Gabriela Munguia on “bioimpresion” as an intersection of biology, 3-D printing, and art, Madison has a talk by Joshua Hyman on DNA sequencing, and Sunnyvale continues its plant bio research and quantum salinity detector projects.
On Wednesday, Amsterdam has a workshop exploring the superfood potential of their algae “pets”, Lausanne/Ranens has a various projects and organizations sharing their work, Oakland continues with their fun fermentation and Open Insulin projects, and Sydney continues with their ethylene biosensor iGEM project.
On Thursday, Buenos Aires hosts Pablo de Soto to talk about all sorts of things involving international hactivism and drones, including citizen science radiation mapping, and Sunnyvale continues their bioprinter project.
Finally, on Saturday Baltimore has Lisa Schifele Ph.D. teaching the Build-a-Gene series of courses, which include an introduction to CRISPR/ Cas9, Brooklyn has Oliver Medvedik, Ph.D.beginning a lab series on gene editing using CRISPR/ Cas9 (there is a prerequisite), and has Moira Williams conducting a workshop on making art from mushrooms and lichen, Oakland continues their evolved bacterial sunscreen project, in collaboration with Sunnyvale. Also on Saturday, Seattle has an introduction to light microscopy, and Sunnyvale begins a 3- session in-depth lab and lecture series on CRISPR/ Cas9.
Other events coming up
Monday, August 8
Oakland, CA, USA
Tuesday, August 23
Madison, WI, USA
Saturday, August 27
Baltimore, MD, USA
Waag Societies recent Bio-Ink Workshop held at their pop-up Microbial Pet Store in the Red Light District of Amsterdam at the Gallery Schatjes
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.