August 1, 2017
Here are your events for the week.
Sunday, August 6
Brooklyn, NY, USA – Biotech Crash Course Introductory intense hands-on course led by Julie Wolf covers the basic techniques that facilitated the biotechnology revolution, and will show you where it is headed in the near future.
Tokyo, JPN – Tokyo Maker Faire 2017 See various DIYbio groups at the Maker Faire event
Monday, August 7
Brooklyn, NY, USA – PCR and Pizza at Biotech Without Borders Biotech Without Borders is holding its first PCR and Pizza event to inaugurate the new lab. Pizza and beer and talking science. Extract your own DNA and do a PCR-based test for a genomic mutation in the CCR5 gene.
San Francisco, CA, USA – Regenerating the Body – Cell by Cell Come hear the latest in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine from three companies in the field, as well as what challenges lie ahead. Ryan Bonvillain, Nicholas Pashos, and Drew Titmarsh are the featured speakers
Tuesday, August 8
Brooklyn, NY, USA = Brooklyn Barcodes: Open Night Get hands-on lab experience and learn how to read the code of life. BYOS (Bring Your Own Sample).
San Francisco, CA, USA – Microbiome and Agriculture Networking, pitches, and a panel discussion on the intersection of the microbiome and agriculture. Hear from senior leaders at some of the microbiome companies changing the field.
Santa Clara, CA, USA – Cuttle Wranglin’: Studying RNA Editing of Dwarf Cuttlefish Dive deep into the genome of Sepia bandensis (dwarf cuttlefish). Perform genome and transcriptome analysis of this species, ultimately leading to the identification of highly edited RNA transcripts, while trying to find a correlation between changing environmental conditions and RNA editing capabilities.
Seattle, WA, USA – Citizen Salmon Project By connecting the information about a salmon’s genes and where they were born, we are developing a tool citizen scientists can use to determine the origin of the salmon on their plate.
Tokyo, JPN – Weekly Meeting Hendrik-Jan Grievink (Next Nature Network) Hendrik-Jan Grievink from Next Nature Network will talk about his latest project ‘Ectogenesis, Artificial Womb, Human Egg’: how will technology influence reproduction, sexuality and relationships in the future?
Wednesday, August 9
Oakland, CA, USA – FermationStation MycoFermentoOmniMondo Fun fermentation continues.
Santa Clara, CA, USA – Microfluidics: ‘Lab-on-a-Chip’ Eric Harness guides development of lab analysis automation hardware at the micro and nano level.
Thursday, August 10
Baltimore, MD, USA – Lab Skills Night! – Plasma DNA Isolation! Learn pipette skills plasma dna isolation through a hands-on 2-hour session
Saturday, August 12
Brooklyn, NY, USA – Second Saturdays: DNA Barcoding Get hands-on lab experience and learn how to read the code of life. BYOS (Bring Your Own Sample).
Other events coming up
Tuesday, August 22
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Friday August 25 – Saturday August 26
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunday, September 17
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Friday, September 22 – Sunday, September 24
Cambridge, MA, USA
Tuesday, September 26 (13 weeks) APPLICATION DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 1 Amsterdam, NTL
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 in the community.