September 17, 2016
Here are your DIYbio events for the week.
On Sunday, Oakland continues with their Open Insulin project.
On Monday, Cambridge has two algae talks, including Moritz Meyer introducing his work on re-engineering photosynthesis, and Paolo Bombelli talking about using algae to harness energy in biophotovoltaic devices, and spreading ideas through the Big Algal Open Experiment. Oakland continues their work on using synthetic biology to make real cheese from yeast, or Real Vegan Cheese. Oslo has a workshop on sequence alignment tools, and Tel Aviv has a talk on intellectual property protection by Jeremy Rutman
On Tuesday, Amsterdam begins their four week cycle of collaborative projects, Cambridge has John Staropoli talking about the investigation of an oligonucleotide for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy, and Nicolo Fusi talking about the use of machine learning for CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing. New York has Ellen Jogensen sharing her experiences on how to start, fund and mentor an iGEM team, Sunnyvale continues on their Quantum Salinity Detector project, and Toronto has an Open House.
On Wednesday, Oakland furthers their fun fermentations and continues their Open Insulin project, Seattle has a microfluidics discussion Sunnyvale continues their fluorescence microscope project, and Toronto has a hands on CRISPR workshop, and a talk on harnessing the power of CRISPR.
On Thursday, Baltimore has a workshop on PCR and primer design, Carlsbad has an open house for a biotech contract manufacturer, Hong Kong has Scott Edmunds sharing about the Bauhinia Genome project , and New York has Carin Bondar talking about the science behind mating. Oakland and SSunnyvale continue to collaborate on their bioprinter project
On Friday, North York has Keith Beech talking about the application of sophisticated mathematics to biology. Oakland and Sunnyvale will be at a 3-day biohacking conference, featuring many of our heroes in the biohack community.
Finally, on Saturday, Amsterdam starts a two-day exhibition by Agi Haines where the anatomy lesson of the future will be explored with the sculptures. A special artist talk will take place to discuss medical futures. Denver will have a hands-on CRISPR/Cas9 workshop.
Sunday, September 18
Oakland, CA, USA
Friday, September 23
North York, ON, CAN
Other events coming up
Friday, September 30
Baltimore, MD, USA
Friday, October 7
Saturday, October 8
Seattle, WA, USA
Tuesday, October 18
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Saturday October 22- Sunday, October 30
Saturday, November 5
Baltimore, MD, USA
Thursday, November 17
New York, NY, 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.