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DIYbio events for the week of October 16

October 13, 2016

scstowell

Here are your DIYbio events for the week

On Sunday Durham has Edward Richards giving a talk  “Current Issues In Agricultural Biotechnology”, and Oakland continues on their Open Insulin project.

On Monday, Brooklyn continues DNA barcoding on their PCR and Pizza night, and has special guest designer and researcher Helena Steiner giving a presentation.  Cambridge has the  Cambridge iGEM team talking about their chloroplast engineering project and Michelle L. Oyen talking about biomimetic materials. Oakland continues with its Plant Bio Group, doing some air layering propagation yerba mate and an unidentified sycamore, and other projects.  Oakland will also be continuing their Real Vegan Cheese project.

On Tuesday, Brooklyn has Ali Schachtschneider leading a course on growing your own materials for fashion design, Cambridge has a discussion on sculpting evolution to meet global disease challenges, featuring Kevin Esvelt will introduce his work on gene drive systems and Luke Alphey will discussing his work in a company that was the first to release genetically modified male mosquitoes whose offspring fail to reproduce. Oslo has a festival, with  Pieter van Boheemen as a keynote, discussing practical implementation of his experiences in various organized biohack activities, together with conducting a workshop on DIY antibiotics. The festival also features a host of other biotech and medical cutting edge efforts.  Madison has Stefan Koehler reporting on his recent visit to a bio-hackerspace in Somerville, MA, USA, and Somerville has David Ng demonstrating his Petri Dish cell biology game Sunnyvale continues on their quantum salinity detector project.

On Wednesday Cambridge has Vincent NoireauxNick Rollins, and  Fernan Federici  discussing synthetic gene circuit technology for paper-based diagnostics of diseases, Oakland continues with their fun fermentation and open insulin projects, Somerville has  Ben Thuronyi presenting and leading a discussion on a paper on Phage-assisted continuous evolution (PACE). Sunnyvale continues on their fluorescence microscope project.  Sydney has silicon vagabond Brennan Hatton showing off and playing around with A/V apps he created that make stereoscopic views of proteins

On Thursday, Baltimore is teaching the lab skill of gel electrophoresis and dna size separation, Oakland and Sunnyvale are collaborating on their bioprinter project,  Oakland also has data scientist Diman Todorov leading a 3 session series on Biostatistics for the Biohacker, and San Diego will be learning about a cutting edge ecological remediation company

On Friday, Washington, DC has Anthony Zader speaking on how next generation sequencing can be used to map out the wiring diagram of a mammalian brain inexpensively and efficiently

On Saturday Eindhoven begins Dutch Design Week, showcasing several biological materials and aesthetic concepts, including an exhibition curated by Jalila Essaidi.  In Seattle,  learn some polymer chemistry and Newtonian fluid physics while Kaelan Yu shows you how to make your own Halloween slime.

Finally, welcome to a new lab, Openlab in Brussels, Belgium!

Sunday, October 16
Durham, NC, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, October 17
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, October 18
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, UK
Madison, WI, USA
Oslo, NOR
Somerville, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, October 19
Cambridge, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sydney, NSW, AUS

Thursday, October 20
Baltimore, MD, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, Ocober 21
Washington, DC, USA

Saturday October 22- Sunday, October 30
Eindhoven, NTL

Saturday, October 22
Seattle, WA, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, October 23
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Monday, October 24
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, October 25
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, October 26
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, October 27
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, October 29
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Sunday, October 30
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, October 31
Oakland, CA, USA

Saturday, November 5
Baltimore, MD, USA
Heidelburg, BW, DEU

Sunday, November 6
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Friday, November 11
Baltimore, MD, USA

Monday, November 14
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Thursday, November 17
New York, NY, USA

Monday, November 21
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Monday, December 4
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Friday, December 9
Baltimore, MD, USA

Monday, December 12
Brooklyn, 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 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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