August 19, 2016
Here are your DIYbio events for the week.
On Sunday, Durham will have David Cole speaking about when to drop what you’re doing and seek a patent attorney, using the recent CRISPR patent dispute as an illustration, Melbourne will be locating their new biohackspace at a local hackspace, and Oakland will be continuing their Biohack Academy series with a workshop on enzyme digestion for cloning and gel electrophoresis, and continuing with their Open Insulin project.
On Monday, Oakland discusses projects on the intersection of Art and Science, Oslo hosts the UiO iGEM team, who will discuss their project, and there will be strawberry dna extraction. Also on Monday, Madison will be participating in a local startup event.
On Wednesday, Bio-Academy – How to Grow Almost Anything directed by George Church begins, a 16 week very intensive course with hands-on work every week allowing YOU access to some of the latest biotech and synthetic biology ideas and the personalities behind them. PLEASE APPLY NOW. Also on Wednesday, Ghent will be in Antwerp at a conference exploring life in a combined physical and digital world, with founder Winnie Poncelet as one of the guest speakers, and Oakland continues their Open Insulin project as well as furthering fun fermentation.
On Thursday, Baltimore has a brief workshop on restriction digestion of plasmid DNA, Brooklyn is at a New York City comedy club with Dr Rosemarie Perry speaking about the science of stress, Ghent is in Antwerp on the second day of a conference, Oakland discusses the Art of Science, and the Science of Art, as well as building a bio 3d printer, and Sunnyvale continues their bioprinter project.
Other events coming up
Thursday, September 1
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Saturday, September 10
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Sunday, September 11
Oakland, CA, USA
Monday, September 19
Friday, September 23-Sunday, September 25
Oakland, CA, USA
Monday, September 26
Somerville, MA, USA
Saturday, October 8
Seattle, WA, USA
Saturday October 22- Sunday, October 30
Photos from a recent CRISPR Cas 9 hands on techniques event at Prophase Studios in Austin, Texas, 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 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.