August 17, 2017
Here are your DIYbio events for the week
Sunday, August 20
Cincinnati, OH, USA – Science Book Club – The Gene: An Intimate History Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book is disussed
Oakland, CA, USA – Open Insulin Lab Day The Open Insulin project continues.
Monday, August 21
Cambridge, UK – Cafe Synthetique: Graduate Talks Quite a range of talks on synthetic biology including improvement of timber (Jan Lyczakowski), developing expression systems for chemicals produced by algae (Patrick Hickland), algal synthetic biology (Stefan Grossfurthner), creation of genetic circuits in an algae using proteins (Aleix Gorchs-Rovira), machine learning and automation (Clayton Rabideau), and cell-free arsenic sensing (Sensor CDT Students).
Oakland, CA, USA – Sythetic Biology, Biohacking and Cheese team meeting – Real Vegan Cheese team meeting Collaboration continues on the Real Vegan Cheese project.
Tuesday, August 22
Brooklyn, NY, USA – DIYbio incubator: Build Your Own Incubator Piym Fernando and Cassandra Barrett show you how to build a low-cost incubator including basic electronics and Arduino programming. The newly constructed DIY incubator will then be used to run an experiment!
Cambridge, UK – Going deeper with deep sequencing and deep learning[Lab it Tuesday]Biomakespace A talk by Tiong Sun Chia. The first part of the talk gives an overview of deep learning, explaining what it is and how it works. The second part will review this paper.
Santa Clara, CA, USA – Cuttle Wranglin’: Studying RNA Editing of Dwarf Cuttlefish Dive deep into the genome of Sepia bandensis (dwarf cuttlefish). Effort is to identify highly edited RNA transcripts and find a correlation between changing environmental conditions and RNA editing capabilities.
Wednesday, August 23
Vancouver, BC, CAN – Introducing Bio Academy Scott Pownall a graduate of the 2016 How To Grow (Almost) Anything (HTGAA) Synthetic Biology program will talk about his experience and what to look forward to in this years program.
Santa Clara, CA, USA – Microfluidics: ‘Lab on a Chip’ Eric Harness guides development of lab analysis automation hardware at the micro and nano level.
Oakland, CA, USA – Open Insulin Project The project to make open source insulin continues.
Oakland, CA, USA – FermentationStation MycoFermentoOmniMondo Fun fermentation continues
Thursday, August 24
Brooklyn, NY, USA – Genomic Lecture w/ Chris Mason: Designing genomes for Earth, Mars, & beyond Learn about work on a ten-phase, 500-year plan for the survival of the human species on Earth, in space, and on other planets.
Santa Clara, CA, USA – Bioprinter Community Project Night The effort to build a live cell printer continues.
Somerville, MA, USA – BosLab Book Club: The Discovery of Insulin Presentation and discussion of the book by Michael Bliss
Friday, August 25
Seattle, WA, USA Bionic Leaf Open Discussion Biomimetics discussion in general to get interested individuals to help build a bionic leaf kit
Friday, August 25 – Saturday Aug 26
Oakland, CA, USA Biohack the Planet Come to a conference run by Biohackers, designed for Biohackers, with amazing talks solicited from Biohackers
Other events coming up
Tuesday, August 29
Ottawa, ON, CAN
Thursday, August 31
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Tuesday, September 5
La Jolla, CA, USA
Friday, September 8
Munich, BY, DEU
Sunday, September 17
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Friday, September 22 – Sunday, September 24
Cambridge, MA, USA
Saturday, September 23
San Diego, CA, 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.