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DIYbio events for the week of July 24

July 24, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday, Munich meets to discuss student projects in biohacking, New York has the last day of a big hackers conference, featuring biohacking talks by Nina Alli and Tom Keenan (and an assembly of the biohackers there at 5pm in Hoover on the 18th floor), Oakland continues their Open Insulin project, and Sunnyvale has a talk by Geoff Ivison on chimeric antigen receptor T cells and cancer treatment. On Monday, London hosts a talk by Joe Davis, resident artist of George Church‘s lab at Harvard,  Oakland continues their Biohacking Academy lectures.  On Tuesday, Sunnyvale continues their quantum salinity detector project.  On Wednesday, Amsterdam will explore their chromobacteria qualities and look at different inks produced by these these pets, Eindhoven has an open lab on building with organisms, Ghent has a meeting to discuss projects to use insects as a food source, and Oakland continues its Open Insulin project as well as furthering fun fermentation.  Also on Wednesday, Sunnyvale continues their project on building a fluorescing microscope,  Tokyo has a talk by Ilya Zakharov on neuroscience and art, and Vancouver has Atilla giving a talk on genetic modification.  On Thursday, Cambridge continues their discussions on creating a biomakespace, Cork has demos of new commercial efforts of biohackers, Hong Kong has a talk by Professor King Chow on the detection of trace minerals in soil, London has  Mark Haddon speaking with neuroscientists Uta and Chris Frith about their work on the neural basis of communication.  Also on Thursday, London has Yannick Wurm discussing the discovery of a social chromosome in fire ants, and Sunnyvale continues their bioprinter project.  On Saturday, Denver begins two days of hands on synthetic biology, Oakland continues working on their liquid-handling robot, and Sunnyvale continues their metabolic engineering coursework.

Sunday, July 24
Munich, BY, DEU
New York, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Monday, July 25
London, GBR
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, July 26
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, July 27
Amsterdam, NTL
Eindhoven, NTL
Ghent, OV, BEL
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Tokyo, JPN
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Thursday, July 28
Cambridge, GBR
Cork, M, IRL
Hong Kong, CHN
London, GBR
London, GBR
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, July 30
Denver, CO, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, July 31
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Monday, August 1
Charlottesville, VA, USA

Wednesday, August 3
Sydney, NSW, AUS

Friday, August 5
Singapore

Saturday, August 6
Baltimore, MD, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Sunday, August 7
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Monday, August 9
Amsterdam, NTL

Here are some photos from DIYbio Hong Kong’s recent 3-D microscopy event


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.

DIYbio events for the remainder of the week of July 10

July 10, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the remainder of the week. On Monday Brooklyn invites you to do some DNA barcoding, and it is the deadline to apply for a genomics and medical informatics hackathon happening in August in Bethesda.  On Tuesday, Madison has an introductory meeting, and Sunnyvale continues work on their surface plasmon resonance quantum salinity detector. On Wednesday, Dublin has a talk/video on epigenetics, Columbus meets with Erin Monaco to discuss citizen science collaborations, Montreal  meets to brainstorm before a hackathon, Oakland continues their fun fermentation work, as well as their Open Insulin project, and Sunnyvale continues building their fluorescing microscope.  Also on Wednesday Dubrovnik starts their Science Underground Academy.  On Thursday, Baltimore has a lesson on gel electrophoresis, Cambridge continues to plan their biomakespace, Denver carries out DNA isolation and sequencing practice while doing some amplification of the MTHFR gene, Hong Kong has an introductory talk about iGEM, Sunnyvale continues their bioprinter project, and Toronto continues their study of Herron & Freeman’s Evolutionary Analysis.  On Friday, Baltimore has discussions about urban beekeeping and the bee microbiome, with mead makers, beekeepers, and Eli McComb,  one Montreal group will be working on a hackathon, and another Montreal group will be doing a biohackathon.  On Saturday, Sunnyvale conducts their metabolic engineering class.

Monday, July 11
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bethesda, MD, USA

Tuesday, July 12
Madison, WI, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, July 13
Dublin, IRL
Columbus, OH, USA
Montreal, QC, CAN
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, July 13 -Friday, July 22
Dubrovnik, HRV

Thursday, July 14
Baltimore, MD, USA
Cambridge, UK
Denver, CO, USA
Hong Kong, CHN
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Friday, July 15
Baltimore, MD, USA
Montreal, QC, CAN
Montreal, QC, CAN

Saturday, July 16
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Other events coming up

Tuesday, July 19
Portland, OR, USA

Wednesday, July 20
Sydney, NSW, AUS
Tel Aviv, ISR

Thursday, July 21
Amsterdam, NTL
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Camden, NJ, USA

Friday, July 22
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, July 23
Oakland, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Wednesday, July 27
Amsterdam, NTL

Saturday, July 30
Denver, CO, USA

Sunday, July 31
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Monday, August 1
Charlottesville, VA, USA

Wednesday, August 3
Sydney, NSW, AUS

Friday, August 5
Singapore

Saturday, August 6
Baltimore, MD, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Sunday, August 7
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Monday, August 9
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 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.

 

DIYbio events for the week of June 12

June 12, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday, Albany has Dr Elavarasi Joseph presenting and leading a discussion of CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, Bethesda will be meeting in Reston, VA where Mana will demonstrate an EEG controlled sculpture and you can participate in various projects, and Oakland continues their Open Insulin project.  On Tuesday Amsterdam continues on various plant based projects, Beijing has a synthetic biology conference, Brooklyn has a workshop providing the guide RNA design background and discussion points to prepare for hands-on CRISPR/Cas9 experimentation, and Sunnyvale continues with their quantum salinity detector project.  On Wednesday, Cambridge will be part of an open science workshop and maker faire, Charlottesville will be carrying on a game of rating attractiveness through the isolation of sensory inputs, Los Angeles will be allowing you to help Lola Dompe or do your own bio-art project, Oakland will be continuing with their Open Insulin and fun fermentation projects, Somerville has a study group for a biology online study course , Sunnyvale continues work on their fluorescence microscope project, and Vancouver celebrates its one-year anniversary. On Thursday, Baltimore has a short workshop to develop pipette and plasma DNA isolation skills, Brooklyn has Dr David Putrino giving a talk on the Science of Human Performance, Cambridge plans for the creation of a biomakespace, Denver has a guest speaker Erika Stith talking about how biology will drive the future of space travel, Melbourne has guest presenter Dr Ken McGrath discussing  DNA sequencing, Shanghai has a synthetic biology conference, Shenzhen will be playing around with smartphones and microscopes to create 3-D micro and macro images,  Sunnyvale continues their bioprinting project, and Vancouver will be doing a workshop on restriction enzymes. On Friday, Austin is calling for citizen science projects in pursuit of a big prize, Baltimore has G. Thomas Caltagirone PhD giving a seminar on aptamer use in diagnostics and drug discovery, Shenzhen has a synthetic biology conference, and Sunnyvale has a brainstorming session on biotechnology and climate change.  On Saturday, Baltimore is looking for high school iGEM team members, Bethesda will be at the USA National Maker Faire, and Oakland will be doing a workshop on molecular dynamics simulation and continuing on their project of hacking microfluidics for use in space.

Sunday, June 12
Albany, NY, USA
Bethesda, MD, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, June 14
Amsterdam, NTL
Beijing, CHN
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, June 15
Cambridge, GBR
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, USA

Thursday, June 16
Baltimore, MD, USA
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, GBR
Denver, CO, USA
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Shanghai, CHN
Shenzhen, GD, CHN
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Friday, June 17
Austin, TX, USA
Baltimore, MD, USA
Shenzhen, GD, CHN
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, June 18
Baltimore, MD, USA
Bethesda, MD, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Other events coming up

Monday, June 20
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Friday, June 24
Baltimore, MD, USA

Saturday, June 25
Austin, TX, USA
Baltimore, MD, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Sunday, June 26
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Tel Aviv-Yafo, ISR

Monday, June 27
Oakland, CA, USA

Thursday, June 30
Denver, CO, USA

Saturday, July 9
Sunnyvale, CA, 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.

DIYbio events for the week of June 5

June 4, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday Oakland continues their Open Insulin project.  On Monday, its the last day to register for the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) hackathon happening August 3-5, and Oakland together with Sunnyvale continue their work on Real Vegan Cheese.  On Tuesday Amsterdam starts their collaborative project cycle, with an emphasis this month on plants.  Also on Tuesday, Montreal has Daniel Modeulevsky discussing the use of apple cellulose as a biomaterial for organ scaffolds, and Sunnyvale continues their quantum salinity detector project.  On Wednesday, Cambridge has a workshop on arduinos and sensors, Oakland continues their fun fermentation and Open Insulin projects, and Sunnyvale continues their florescence microscope project.  On Thursday, Baltimore has a planning session to build a spectrometer for some purpose (let Ryan Hammond explain), Brooklyn has Alondra Nelson speaking about how DNA has wound itself into the heart of contemporary social issues around race, Somerville has Dr. Elissa Hobert presenting a paper about modified RNA (modRNA) and its applications for treating disease,  Sunnyvale continues their bioprinter project, and Toronto has a study group of the book Evolutionary Analysis as well as discussion of a supporting paper.  On Saturday Amsterdam has a workshop guided by Maja Smrekar, Spela Petric, Mary Tsang, and Byron Rich on extracting and deploying your own hormones,  Oakland continues with their evolved bacterial sunscreen project, Seattle will be having a workshop where you can build a SpikerBox to monitor the action potential of neurons, and Vancouver is at a Mini Maker Faire

Sunday, June 5
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, June 6
Bethesda, MD, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, June 7
Amsterdam, NTL
Montreal, QC, CAN
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, June 8
Cambridge, GBR
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, June 9
Baltimore, MD, USA
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Somerville, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Saturday, June 11
Amsterdam, NTL
Oakland, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Other events coming up

Sunday, June 12
Albany, NY, USA
Bethesda, MD, USA

Monday, June 13
Baltimore, MD, USA

Tuesday, June 14
Beijing, CN

Thursday, June 16
Baltimore, MD, USA
Denver, CO, USA
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Shanghai, CN

Friday, June 17
Baltimore, MD, USA
Shenzhen, GD, CN

Monday, June 20
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Friday, June 24
Baltimore, MD, USA

Saturday, June 25
Baltimore, MD, USA

Sunday, June 26
Melbourne, VIC, AUS

Thursday, June 30
Denver, CO, 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.

DIYbio events for the week of May 15

May 15, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday, Cambridge has Simon Hong speaking about Memory, and Durham has a show and tell, where they will be discussing collaboration with the NEIHS.  On Monday, Brooklyn demonstrates PCR and barcoding (pizza is involved as well), Cambridge has talks by Vitor Pinheiro on directed evolution as a tool for synthetic biology, and Alexander Taylor on artificial genetic polymers.  Also on Monday, Oakland continues their work on Real Vegan Cheese.  On Wednesday, Charlottesville does a walk-through of speed dating, where they isolate the senses and adjust the order of exposure to the sensory input, Los Angeles offers you the opportunity to start your own bio-art project, or collaborate with Lola Dompe on one of hers, Oakland continues their fun fermentation and Open Insulin projects, Seattle discusses genetic circuitry, Sunnyvale continues their work on building a fluorescence microscope, and Toronto has another Bioengineering, bio-production, and painting with bio-pigments session. On Thursday, Amsterdam has their Hack the Brain pre-event, Cambridge, GBR continues discussions on building a makespace, Cambridge, MA hosts a new generation of biotech startups, and Montreal has a plasmid transformation workshop and open lab.  Also on Thursday, Oakland launches an international effort to put mRNA expression assay hardware in space, Sunnyvale continues their bioprinter project, and Toronto continues their series on Bioengineering.   On Friday, Oakland is at Maker Faire and Toronto continues with their Bioengineering series.  On Saturday, Brooklyn has a workshop where electricity generated by muscle activity is measured and harnessed to do fun things, and Seattle has Kaelan Yu conducting a workshop on soap making.

Sunday, May 15
Cambridge, MA, USA
Durham, NC, USA

Monday, May 16
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, GBR
Oakland, CA, USA

Wednesday, May 18
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Thursday, May 19
Amsterdam, NTL
Cambridge, GBR
Cambridge, MA, USA
Montreal, QC, CAN
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Friday, May 20
Oakland, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Saturday, May 21
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Events coming up

Sunday, May 22
Montreal, QC, CAN
Seattle, WA, USA

Tuesday, May 24
Cambridge, MA, USA

Wednesday, May 25
Austin, TX, USA

Saturday,May 28
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Monday, May 30
Oakland, CA, USA
Tel Aviv-Yafo, ISR

Tuesday, June 14
Beijing, CN

Thursday, June 16
Shanghai, CN

Friday, June 17
Shenzhen, GD, CN

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.

DIYbio events for the week of May 8

May 7, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday, Austin has Justin Atkin as a guest speaker, and Oakland is continuing its work on Open Insulin, and its coursework on protein purification.  On Monday, Sunnyvale continues its work on building a quantum salinity detector using plasmon surface resonance.  On Tuesday, Amsterdam has their Ideation session for the next project cycle, and Denver will be co-making centrifuges and incubators.  On Wednesday, Brooklyn has a course preparing you for CRISPER/Cas9, including design of guide RNA, Oakland continues its fun fermentations and Open Insulin project, while Sunnyvale continues with its flouresence microscope project.  On Thursday, Brooklyn has a presentation by Dr. Ania Fryszkowska entitled “The Biology and Chemistry of Color”, Sunnyvale continues its work on bioprinting, and Toronto begins a study group on Herron & Freeman’s Evolutionary Analysis.  On Friday, Bethesda goes to a presentation on printable machines (informal robotics) by Jonathan Grinham, and Toronto begins a 5-day workshop on bioengineering, bio-production, and painting with bio-pigments.  On Saturday, Baltimore has a fun art and DNA event,  Oakland and Sunnyvale continue their evolved sunscreen project, Denver has a brainstorming session as they form an iGEM team,  Seattle has a fragrances and essential oils workshop led by Reitha Weeks, PhD, and Toronto continues its 5-day workshop on industrial biotechnology.

Sunday, May 8
Austin, TX, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, May 9
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, May 10
Amsterdam, NTL
Denver, CO, USA

Wednesday, May 11
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, May 12
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Friday, May 13
Bethesda, MD, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Saturday, May 14
Baltimore, MD, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Denver, CO, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Wednesday, May 18
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Thursday, May 19
Amsterdam, NTL
Oakland, CA, USA

Friday, May 20
Oakland, CA, USA

Saturday, May 21
Seattle, WA, USA

Sunday, May 22
Seattle, WA, USA

Tuesday, May 24
Cambridge, MA, USA

Wednesday, May 25
Austin, TX, USA

Sunday, May 29
Austin, TX, USA

Monday, May 30
Oakland, CA, USA
Tel Aviv-Yafo, ISR

Tuesday, June 14
Beijing, CN

Thursday, June 16
Shanghai, CN

Friday, June 17
Shenzhen, GD, CN

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.

DIYbio events for the week of May 1

May 1, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday, Los Angeles features Ilaria Mazzoleni and Lola Dompe giving talks and leading audience participation on their work on interrelationships between the natural and built environment,  biodesign, art, materials, and pigments, while Oakland continues its Open Insulin and coursework on protein purification.  On Monday Oakland and Sunnyvale continue their Real Vegan Cheese project. On Tuesday, Cambridge uses R code to show several packages for the analysis of RNA-seq data, comparing different tools, while Sunnyvale continues its work on a quantum salinity detector, and has an open house for its Plant Bio Research Group.  On Wednesday, Oakland continues its fun fermentation work and Open Insulin project, San Francisco has a discussion on the DIYbio movement with Mac Cowell, Sunnyvale continues its efforts on a fluorescence microscope, and Toronto has a discussion of hybrid art/science work, featuring Nicole Clouston and Jasmine Alkin.  On Thursday, Cambridge continues their biomakespace planning, Oakland continues its fungal cultivation, and Sunnyvale continues its bioprinter project.  On Friday, Sunnyvale has a discussion of climate change and biotechnology.  On Saturday, Amsterdam invites you to hack biotic gaming designs,  Brooklyn features a bioinformatics workshop guided by Elizabeth Hénaff where bacterial species are determined from metagenomic datasets from your favorite subway, Cambridge will have Zeeshan Ali and Richard Hopper discuss chemical sensing, and later you can help  build an open source desktop spectrometer.  Also on Saturday, Minneapolis will be participating in a hackathon with their algae bloom monitoring droid while San Diego helps put on a crime scene science workshop.

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, May 2
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, May 3
Cambridge, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, May 4
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
San Francisco, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Thursday, May 5
Cambridge, GBR
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, May 6
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, May 7
Amsterdam, NTL
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, GBR
Minneapolis, MN, USA
San Diego, CA, USA

Events coming up

Sunday, May 8
Austin, TX, USA

Tuesday, May 10
Denver, CO, USA

Wednesday, May 11
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Thursday, May 12
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Saturday, May 14
Seattle, WA, 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.

DIYbio events for the week of April 17

April 17, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday, Austin does some hands-on craft brewing with Jacob Ashton, Durham has a show and tell, prepping for a local Sci-Tech Expo .  Oakland carries on their Biohack Academy, Open Insulin project, and some in-depth work on protein expression, and Washington, DC has a huge Science Technology, Enigineering and Math (STEM) event with several biotech participants.  On Monday, Brooklyn starts their 3-day biohacker bootcamp,  Cambridge has a two talks, one entitled “Minimal Requirements for Morphogenisis – where does biology come inn?” by Stoyan Smoukov, and the other entitled “A touch screen for cells: Exploring the uses of piezoelectric materials in synthetic biology” by Michael Smith, London has a panel discussion and talks by artists and scientists on the applications of organizational stuctures of superorganisms, including Dr. Libby Heaney, Dr Mark Isalan, Melissa Sterry, Dr Tom Ellis, and Heather Barnett.  Also on Monday, Oakland continues its work on Real Vegan Cheese, and Sunnyvale continues its work on a quantum salinity detector using a surface plasmon resonance device.  On Tuesday, Amsterdam works on several interesting projects,  and Toronto is showing off their new lab.  On Wednesday, Albany has a talk on vector-borne diseases with a focus on the Zika virus, by Dr Laura Kramer, Brooklyn has a workshop on CRISPR/Cas9, Oakland continues their fun fermentations and Open Insulin project, San Diego continues their work which includes open source transformations of algae and bacteria, Seattle has a discussion of the meaning of JCVI-syn3.0, the recently announced living cell made from scratch with the smallest possible genome, and Sunnyvale continues its work on a fluorescence microscope.  On Thursday, Cambridge continues its discussions of establishing a biomakespace, Kalispell has a bioinformatics tools demo, Oakland continues work on fungal cultivation and conducts a biohacking bootcamp, San Diego has a discussion of the value of basic biological research, where Dr. Aaron Groen uses his research into the basic mechanisms of cytokinesis as an example, and Sunnyvale continues their bioprinter work.  On Friday, Buenos Aires has a “mingling session” for bioart, and some experimentation with microbial fuel cells, Cambridge has a talk on single-cell RNA sequencing with Dr Florian Buettner and North York has a talk on Precision Medicine by Dr. Ruslan Dorfman.  On Saturday, Austin has a workshop and discussion of vaping nootropics, and Seattle has a fun course by Regina Wu, where a zombie apocalypse is imagined as introduction to viruses and  antibodies.

Sunday, April 17
Austin, TX, USA
Durham, NC, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Washington, DC, USA

Monday, April 18
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, GBR
London, GBR
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, April 19
Amsterdam, NLD
Toronto, ON, CAN

Wednesday, April 20
Albany, NY, USA
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, April 21
Cambridge, GBR
Kalispell, MT, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
San Diego, CA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, April 22
Buenos Aires, ARG
Cambridge, GBR
North York, ON, CAN

Saturday, April 23
Austin, TX, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Other events coming up

Monday-Tuesday April 25-26
Boston, MA, USA

Wednesday, May 4
San Francisco, CA, 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.

DIYbio events for the week of April 4

April 3, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week. On Monday, Baltimore has Claire Fraser speaking on the human gut microbiome in collaborations with the  “culture as medium” series.  On Tuesday, Amsterdam does its projects, Cambridge is helping with a synthetic biology workshop in London, San Diego will be having a lecture called “Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease Using Human Stem Cells” by Dr Jessica Young.  On Wednesday London begins a big 3-day conference, Oakland continues work on their Open Insulin and fermentation projects,  Sunnyvale continues to work on its fluorescence microscope, and Vancouver is going to a panel discussion of the microbiome, moderated by Linda Aylesworth, with Bill Mohn, Brett Finlay, and Deborah Money, MD. On Thursday, London continues the conference, and Somerville attends a microbiome event. On Friday, Buenos Aires has an bioart event of mingling and experimentation with microbial fuel cells, London continues the conference, Sunnyvale has a hands on workshop on engineering bacteria with CRISPR/Cas9, and Seattle is attending a comicon, where founder Bergen McMurray will participate in a discussion about the mutually influential relationship between technology and science fiction.   On Saturday, Bethesda is checking out a space, Brooklyn carries on a intensive 4-session class on CRISPR/Cas9, Buenos Aires is having a meeting on bio-hacking, Cambridge has a conference (bundled ticket price gives a break on the London conference), Oakland has a hands-on workshop on engineering bacteria with CRISPR/Cas9,  Stockholm has a biomakers conference, and Sunnyvale has an event on DNA bar-coding.

Monday, April 4
Baltimore, MD, USA

Tuesday, April 5
Amsterdam, NLD
Cambridge, GBR
London, GBR
San Diego, CA, USA

Wednesday, April 6
London, GBR
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Thursday, April 7
London, GBR
Somerville, MA, USA

Friday, April 8
Buenos Aires, ARG
London, GBR
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Saturday, April 9
Bethesda, MD, USA
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Buenos Aires, ARG
Cambridge, GBR
Oakland, CA, USA
Stockholm, SWE
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Events coming up

Monday, April 11
Toronto, ON, USA

Thursday, April 14
Ljubljana, SVN

Friday, April 15
Baltimore, MD, USA

Saturday, April 16
Austin, TX, USA

Saturday, April 30
Toronto, ON, CAN

Wednesday, May 18
Austin, TX, USA

Thursday, May 19
Amsterdam, NLD

Friday – Sunday, June 24-26
Amsterdam, NLD (Register now)

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.

DIYbio events for the week of March 27

March 26, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week. On Sunday, Bethesda meets to go over their projects, and Oakland continues work on Open Insulin.  On Monday, Austin will be at a discussion by Jacob Ashton on beer and brewing in space, and Sunnyvale continues work on a quantum salinity detector based on surface plasmon resonance.  On Tuesday, Amsterdam goes through their project selection and planning, Austin has Susan Golden speaking on a day in the life of a cyanobacterium, Minneapolis has a low cost equipment workshop, where you can try out gel electrophoresis and a build-your-own spectrometer, Mountain View has Gabriele Scheler speaking on an introduction to mathematical modeling and data science in cell biology, and Somerville has a discussion of a paper about a DNA copying technique that does not require heating-cooling cycles. On Wednesday, Brooklyn has a workshop on design of RNA guides for CRISPR/CAS9, Hertogenbosch has a discussion of the legal and ethical issues of new bio-materials, and Vancouver has a 3D bioprinting demonstration.   On Thursday Brooklyn has a talk by Dr. Niki Athanasiadou on the everyday use of the scientific method, London has talks on complex error detection during genome assembly by Fatima Vayani, and the use of graphs, instead of sequence as reference genomes by Erik Garrison, Melbourne introduces you to their lab with a brainstorming session, Oakland works on the art of science and science of art together with their biohacking bootcamp, and Sunnyvale continues with their bioprinter project.  On Friday, Montreal has their open lab night.  On Saturday Austin has Dr Rhykka Connelly showing home bioreactors for spirulina and chlorella algae, Brooklyn has an electromyography workshop, Cambridge has talks and a workshop on maker applications for wildlife conservation by Tony Nagg (bat detection) and  Mayke de Freitas Santos (drones for spectral detection).  In the workshop, you can help build bat detector boards. Also on Saturday, San Diego has an open lab and a bioinformatics workshop.

Sunday, March 27
Bethesda, MD, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, March 28
Austin, TX, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, March 29
Amsterdam, NLD
Austin, TX, USA
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Mountain View, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA

Wednesday March 30
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Hertogenbosch, NTL
Vancouver, BC, USA

Thursday, March 31
Brooklyn, NY, USA
London, GBR
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, April 1
Montreal, QC, CAN

Saturday, April 2
Austin, TX, USA
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, GBR
San Diego, CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA

Events coming up

Tuesday, April 5
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday-Friday, April 6-8
London, GBR

Thursday, April 7
Somerville, MA, USA

Friday, April 8
Buenos Aires, ARG
Seattle, WA, USA

Saturday, April 9
Buenos Aires, ARG
Stockholm, SWE
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Monday, April 11
Toronto, ON, USA

Thursday, April 14
Ljubljana, SVN

Friday, April 15
Baltimore, MD, USA

Saturday, April 16
Austin, TX, USA

Saturday, April 30
Toronto, ON, CAN

Wednesday, May 18
Austin, TX, USA

Thursday, May 19
Amsterdam, NTL

Friday – Sunday, June 24-26
Amsterdam, NTL (Register now)

Here are photos of the Waag Society Open Wetlab Genetic Modification for Dummies event last week

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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.

DIYbio events for the week of March 20

March 21, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Monday, Brooklyn starts a 4-day series for their Biohacker Bootcamp, Cambridge has talks on plant derived compounds for low cost medicine by Thomas Meany and engineering plant morphology by Mihails Delmans, and Oakland continues its work on the synthetic biology to create Real Vegan Cheese.  On Tuesday, Amsterdam will have its Genetic Modification for Dummies workshop.  On Wednesday Albany will have a talk by Jerry A. Carlson about the health of New York’s forests,  Amsterdam has an Art of Impact workshop where they are creatively on the hunt  for DIY antibiotics, hosted by artists Mike Thompson, Susana Camara Leret, Špela Petrič  and biohacker Pieter van Boheemen, Baltimore has Whitney Webre hosting a talk and tasting on the science of coffee, San Diego has a workshop on the science of cheese hosted by Mary MacDonald, PhD, and Vancouver will have a discussion of DNA barcoding technique applied to microorganisms in kombucha scobys.  On Thursday, Ljubljana has their BeerDecoded beer tasting, DNA extraction and brainstorming session, with introductions by the project’s director Gianpaolo Rando to progress on the funded kickstarter project to map the DNA of beers (space is very limited, and you need to email kristijan.tkalec@biotehna.org to get in), and Oakland begins another round of its biohacking bootcamp sessions.  On Friday, Vancouver has a mead pouring, where you can learn about the process of making honey wine.

Monday, March 21
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, GBR
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, March 22
Amsterdam, NLD

Wednesday, March 23
Albany, NY, USA
Amsterdam, NLD
Baltimore, MD, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Thursday, March 24
Ljubljana, SVN
Oakland, CA, USA

Friday, March 25
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Other events coming up

Tuesday, March 29
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Mountain View, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA

Wednesday March 30
Tel-aviv, ISR
Vancouver, BC, USA

Wednesday-Friday, April 6-8
London, GBR

Friday, April 8
Buenos Aires, ARG

Saturday, April 9
Stockholm, SWE
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Here are photos of Boslab’s Synbio study group and Molecular Biology 101 class.

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.

DIYbio events for the week of March 13

March 13, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday, Bethesda has a booth in Reston showing cheek cell DNA extraction and a brain-to-computer interface, Oakland has their Biohacking Academy Lab, and continues with their Open Insulin project. On Monday, Austin has hands on synthetic biology,  Cambridge has several teams pitching for OpenPlant fund grants, and Sunnyvale continues their work on  a surface plasmon resonance salinity detector.  On Tuesday, Amsterdam continues work on several interesting projects, Austin has a biohacker meetup and a panel discussion that includes biotech perspectives to the cannibus industry, Brooklyn has an introductory course to CRISPR/CAS9, Cambridge has Rebecca Batorsky speaking on mitochondrial variants, Madrid has a lab-on-a-chip conference (microfluidics), and Vancouver has a mead pouring where you can learn about the process of making honey wine.  On Wednesday Madrid continues its lab-on-a-chip conference, Oakland continues their fun fermentations, Sunnyvale continues its work on a fluorescence microscope, and Vancouver has an open lab night featuring a historical and philosophical discussion of immunology and contemporary medicine.  On Thursday, Boston has a conference on tissue engineering, biofabrication, and 3-D bioprinting, Denver will do some PCR work and have artist Daisy Patton talk about her bacterial photography experiments, Oakland starts another round of their biohacking bootcamp, San Diego has Dr. Cassianno Carromeu talking about the use of pluripotent stem cells in the study of neurological disorders, and San Francisco has a panel of a new cohort of food and biomaterials companies.  On Friday, Boston continues its tissue engineering, biofabrication, and 3-D bioprinting conference, North York continues video lectures on Understanding Genetics: DNA, Genes, and their Real-World Applications, Vancouver has a workshop on restriction enzymes, and Washington, DC has a lecture on genetically modified livestock.  On Saturday, Albany has a discussion “What is DIYbio and What Can I Do With It?”, Charlottesville has a cloning workshop, Minneapolis will be building Electroencephalographs using Arduino microcontrollers, Oakland continues its evolved bacterial sunscreen project, San Diego has a green fluorescent protein transformation workshop, and Seattle has a workshop on the science of lotions, led by Dr Reitha Weeks.

Sunday, March 13
Bethesda, MD, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, March 14
Austin, TX, USA
Cambridge, GBR
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, March 15
Amsterdam, NLD
Austin, TX, USA
Austin, TX, USA
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, MA, USA
Madrid, ESP
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Wednesday, March 16
Madrid, ESP
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, USA

Thursday, March 17
Boston, MA, USA
Denver, CO, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
San Francisco, CA, USA

Friday, March 18
Boston, MA, USA
North York, ON, CAN
Vancouver, BC, CAN
Washington, DC, USA

Saturday, March 19
Albany, NY, USA
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, March 20
Charlottesville, VA, USA

Thursday, March 24
Ljubljana, SVN

Wednesday-Friday, April 6-8
London, GBR

Friday, April 8
Buenos Aires, ARG

Saturday, April 9
Stockholm, SWE

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.

DIYbio events for the week of March 4

March 5, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday, Brooklyn has its Biotechnology Crash Course, and Oakland continues work on Open Insulin.  On Monday, San Francisco has micropitches, London has a biodesign conference, and Vancouver discusses democratized science, including some biology topics.  On Tuesday Brooklyn has an introductory workshop on CRISPR/ CAS9, a prerequisite to a full hands-on lab course coming soon.   On Wednesday, Chicago has a social featuring Dr Heather Wheeler, discussing genomic prediction of complex traits, and Montreal has their March meeting, featuring various talks on bioinformatics.  On Thursday, Cambridge meets to discuss their the building of a new makespace.  On Friday, Austin has a booth at SXSW Create, and Baltimore has a lightning talk competition with the audience as judges.  On Saturday, Austin has  CRISPR/CAS9 and Collaborative Biohacking presentations, Cambridge invites you to help demonstrate open hardware at the Cambridge Science Festival, Charlottesville has a kids workshop on marine microbes, and Seattle has a full day workshop on Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials worth some college credits.

Sunday, March 6
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, March 7
San Francisco, CA, USA
London, GBR
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Tuesday, March 8
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Wednesday, March 9
Chicago, IL, USA
Montreal, QC, CAN

Thursday, March 10
Cambridge, GBR

Friday, March 11
Austin, TX, USA
Baltimore, MD, USA

Saturday, March 12
Austin, TX, USA
Austin, TX, USA
Cambridge, GBR
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Events coming up

Sunday, March 13
Bethesda, MD, USA

Monday, March 14
Austin, TX, USA

Tuesday-Wednesday, March 15-16
Madrid, ESP

Thursday-Friday, March 17-18
Boston, MA, USA

Thursday, March 24
Ljubljana, SVN

Wednesday-Friday, April 6-8
London, GBR

Friday, April 8
Buenos Aires, ARG

Saturday, April 9
Stockholm, SWE

Pictures from Counter Culture Lab’s  Ghost Heart Event in Oakland, CA, USA awhile ago.  (Yeeeeg! , couldn’t resist)

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.

DIYbio events for the remainder of the week of February 28

February 29, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the remainder of the week.  On Monday, Oakland has an evening of Science and Art, Sunnyvale continues work on their florescence microscope.  On Tuesday, Amsterdam works on their projects, San Diego meets in La Jolla for a lecture on the function of  sleep, and  Somerville has Larry Gilbertson, a lead scientist at Monsanto, leading a discussion of a paper about using environmental RNAi technology on herbivorous insects.  On Wednesday, Charlottesville has a discussion of the Zika virus and Vancouver continues discussions on how genes express proteins.  On Thursday, Brooklyn hosts a KNow science lecture by Natalie Freund, who will discuss her work as an HIV scientist and the future of HIV research and treatment, Cambridge has a talk by Dr Guy-Bart Stan on synthetic biology design and conrol, Denver discusses optogenetics for iGEM projects, and Sunnyvale hosts a 3-D printer design to print talk.  On Saturday, Oakland continues its work on a biologically evolved sunscreen

Monday, February 29
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USAl

Tuesday, March 1
Amsterdam, NE
San Diego, CA, USA
Somerville, MA

Wednesday, March 2
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Thursday, March 3
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, UK
Denver, CO, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, March 5
Oakland, CA, USA

Events coming up

Friday, March 11
Baltimore, MD, USA

Saturday, March 12
Austin, TX, USA
Austin, TX, USA
Cambridge, UK
Seattle, WA, USA

Monday, March 14
Austin, TX, USA

Tuesday-Wednesday, March 15-16
Madrid, Spain

Thursday-Friday, March 17-18
Boston, MA, USA

Thursday, March 24
Ljubljana, SVN

Wednesday-Friday, April 6-8
London, UK

Saturday, April 9
Stockholm, SWE

Here are some photos from Stockholm Makerspace’s wetlab inauguration

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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.

DIYbio events for the week beginning February 21

February 20, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday, Durham meets for show and tell, with a featured iGEM discussion, Oakland continues its Open Insulin project.  On Monday, Brooklyn begins its Biohacker Bootcamp course, Cork holds a conference on the future axioms of synthetic biology, accessible  through livestreaming, and Sunnyvale continues its quantum salinity detector work, using surface plasmon resonance.  On Tuesday, Amsterdam plans its collaborative monthly project cycle., Minneapolis shows how to do DNA extraction, and discusses further direction of their efforts, Oakland has a social, and Somerville is working on their projects.  On Wednesday, Durham continues its study sessions of MITs Principles of Synthetic Biology course offered through eDX,  London has a welcoming session,  Oakland continues with its fun fermentation, as well as its Open Insulin work.  San Diego continues its lab work emphasizing algae, Sunnyvale continues its course on biochemistry for newbies, as well as continuing their project on building a fluorescence microscope, and Vancouver has an open lab, where there will be a discussion of techniques and systems in development for supporting life beyond low earth orbit.  On Thursday, Baltimore will have a discussion from new members involved in a startup company developing a microfluidic product,  Ljubljana has an open day,  welcoming you to participate in their projects, London is featuring a presentation from Professor Doug Yu on the use of bioinformatics methods to assess biodiversity, Melbourne is asking for help to finish their lab, while building a glassware drying rack, Montreal is having an open lab night, Somerville coninues their study sessions on the eDX synthetic biology course, and Sunnyvale continues work on their community bioprinter project.  On Friday, North York has video lectures on the immune system and cancer.  On Saturday, Longwood continues work on its lab,  San Diego has an open lab, another group in San Diego carries on a bioinformatics study group, and Seattle is helping beginners study neurobiology through sheep’s brain dissection.

Sunday, February 21
Durham, NC, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, February 22
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cork, IE
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, February 23
Amsterdam, NLD
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA

Wednesday, February 24
Durham, NC, USA
London, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Thursday, February 25
Baltimore, MD, USA
Ljubljana, SVN
London, UK
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Montreal, QC, CAN
Somerville, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, February 26
North York, ON, CAN

Saturday, February 27
Longwood, FL, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, February 28
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, February 29
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, March 1
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, March 3
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Ljubljana, SVN

Saturday, March 12
Austin, TX, USA
Austin, TX, USA

Monday, March 14
Austin, TX, USA

Tuesday-Wednesday, March 15-16
Madrid, Spain

Thursday-Friday, March 17-18
Boston, MA, USA

Wednesday-Friday, April 6-8
London, UK

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.

 

DIYbio events for the week beginning February 14

February 14, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday, Bethesda meets to work on  a couple of hardware projects including lab equipment and an EEG controlled open source shark. Oakland meets to continue its Open Insulin project. On Monday, Cambridge is having an OpenPlant fund mixer, Oakland meets on their Vegan Cheese project, and Sunnyvale continues with its Quantum Biology project.  On Tuesday, Stockholm is at a discussion forum on gene editing and Toronto has an open house.  On Wednesday, Durham continues its study group of  MIT’s Principles of Synthetic Biology course from edXGuadalajara meets to host Javier Gonzales to talk about his agricultural biotech company, London has a welcoming meeting,  Oakland continues working on fun fermentation,  Sunnyvale continues a newbie biochemistry course and working on a fluorescence microscope, and   Vancouver has a workshop on mushroom cultivation.  On Thursday, Denver meets to study the MIT edX course, Oakland has their mushroom lab night, together with starting their “so you want to be a biohacker” series of courses,  Sunnyvale continues work on their bioprinter, and Vancouver has a workshop on working with laboratory strains of bacteria.  On Friday Austin will be at a biohacking conference  On Saturday, Albany is having a brainstorming session, Oakland is working on their evolved bacterial sunscreen, and Seattle is holding a molecular visualization workshop where the shape of DNA, proteins, chemicals, lipids are discussed using the visualization software Molecule World, and you can then  print your favorite structure on a T-shirt!

Sunday, February 14
Bethesda, MD, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, February 15
Cambridge, GBR
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, February 16
Stockholm, SWE
Toronto, ON, CAN

Wednesday, February 17
Durham, NC, USA
Guadalajara, JA, MEX
London, GBR
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, USA

Thursday, February 18
Denver, CO, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Friday, February 19
Austin , TX, USA

Saturday, February 20

Albany, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, February 23
Durham, NC, 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.

 

Biohackables.org

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Jean Rintoul is indexing open biology tools over at Biohackables.org. She writes:

Biohackables.org is an open science for open biology tools encouraging collaboration and publicity of these awesome projects.  We list spaces and projects that enable open biology. You are welcome to join and add projects and spaces.

  • posted 2/11/2016

DIYbio events for the week beginning February 7

February 7, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  On Sunday, Oakland has an introductory talk on becoming a biohacker, and continues its Open Insulin project.  On Monday, Austin will be attending a talk on beekeeping, Calgary and Minneapolis will be having socials, and Sunnyvale will be continuing its work in quantum biology through development of a surface plasmon detector.  On Tuesday,  Amsterdam continues its work on a cycle of projects, including the sound of microbes, bio-tattooing, water seedling study, and  bio-textile printing.  Oakland has a meeting on the continued building of their lab, and Somerville has a study session on a paper about microbe identification in truffles using 16s ribosomal RNA sequencing, as a starting point for a very near future project.  On Wednesday, Charlottesville will be probing produce to check for genetic modification, Durham will be continuing its study sessions for for the MIT Principles of Synthetic Biology course being offered through edX, Oakland will be continuing its fun fermentation work, Vancouver will be doing some lab work on protein expression, San Diego will continue its lab work with a bent toward algae transformation, and Sunnyvale continues its work on a flourescence microscope.  On Thursday, Chicago kicks off its Computational Science and Molecular Systems meeting, Denver continues its study sessions of the MIT edX course, with specially curated content, Somerville also studies the MIT course, and Toronto studies The Cartoon Guide to Genetics.  On Saturday, Austin is brewing beer and learning about crop selection and nutritionLos Angeles has an organizational meeting to figure out their bioinformatics study group, Oakland has a special Valentines event featuring a lot of things including the Guerilla Grafters, and San Diego continues its bioinformatics study support.

Sunday, February 7
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, February 8
Austin, TX, USA
Calgary, AB, CAN
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, February 9
Amsterdam, NLD
Oakland, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA

Wednesday, February 10
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Durham, NC, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN
San Diego, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, February 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Denver, CO, USA
Somerville, MA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Saturday, February 13
Austin, TX, USA
Austin, TX, USA
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA

Other events coming up

Wednesday, February 17
London, GBR

Sunday, February 23
Durham, NC, 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.

DIYbio events for the remainder of the week beginning January 11

January 12, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the remainder of the week.  On Tuesday, Amsterdam continues its open wetlab projects, New York has a discussion focused on better medical diagnosis that can systematically take into account data and testing, without over simplification (Occam’s Razor) approaches more typically used today.  and Oakland has a free beer and pizza social.  On Wednesday, Vancouver has a workshop foundation laying talk on plasmids, vectors, and cloning.  On Thursday, Denver is having their one-year anniversary party, featuring a talk by Scott Fullbright, who will speak about Living Ink, and Toronto has a discussion of the book Paleofantasy : what evolution really tells us about sex, diet, and how we live.  On Friday Baltimore is having a microfluidics talk by Dr Gregory Cooksey.  On Saturday, Seattle is having a workshop that explores the effects of fragrances and essential oils, and San Diego has a hands-on workshop to test DNA in people for a bitter taste receptor.

Tuesday, January 12
Amsterdam, NE
New York, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Wednesday, January 13
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Thursday, January 14
Denver, CO, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Friday, January 15
Baltimore, MD, USA

Saturday, January 16
Seattle, WA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA

Other events coming up

Monday, January 18
San Francisco, CA, USA

Saturday, January 23
Malatya, MA, TUR

Monday, January 25
Cambridge, MA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, January 26
Cambridge, UK
Amsterdam, NE
Minneapolis, MN, 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.

DIYbio events for the week beginning January 3

January 3, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the week.  Monday through Wednesday, Washington, DC is hosting a genomics hackathon.  On Monday Oakland and Sunnyvale are having team meetings for their Real Vegan Cheese project. On Tuesday, Stockholm is planning the Swedish Bio-makers Conference  for 2016, and Vilnius is meeting to start MIT’s edX Principles of Synthetic Biology online course,   On Wednesday, Durham is meeting for the MIT course, Oakland is doing more fermentation and the Open Insulin Project, Sunnyvale is meeting to continue building a flourescing microscope, and Seattle is having a talk on recognizing the bacteria in your environment.  On Thursday, Somerville is holding a study session for the MIT online course, Oakland is having a mushroom lab night, as well as an Intro to Bioinformatics workshop and Sunnyvale continues their bio-printer community project.  On Friday, Los Angeles has Alexis Gambis as he screens and discusses his feature film “The Fly Room” about genetic pioneer Calvin Bridges and his daughter Betsey. On Saturday, Oakland continues work on bacterial sunscreen and conducts an introduction to synthetic biologySan Diego continues their bioinformatics study group, Longwood continues to work on their lab.

Monday, January 4
Washington, DC, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, January 5
Stockholm, SWE
Vilnius, LTU

Wednesday, January 6
Durham, NC, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, January 7
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, January 8
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Saturday, January 9
Longwood, FL, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, January 10
Cambridge, MA, USA

Monday, January 11
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, January 12
Amsterdam, NE

Thursday, January 14
Denver, CO, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Friday, January 15
Baltimore, MD, USA

Saturday, January 16
Seattle, WA, USA

Monday, January 18
San Francisco, CA, USA

Saturday, January 23
Malatya, MA, TUR

Monday, January 25
Cambridge, MA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, January 26
Cambridge, UK
Amsterdam, NE
Minneapolis, MN, 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.

DIYbio Events for the week beginning November 29

November 30, 2015

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Here are your DIYbio events for the remainder of this week. On Monday Oakland is having an applied mycology meeting. On Tuesday, Oakland is having a social, with free pizza and beer, San Diego is going to a talk on technology enabled exploration, and Somerville is  having a discussion of the Cpf1 – Class 2 CRISPR-Cas System.  On Wednesday, Montreal has presentations by Dr. Francois Major and his team on RNA engineering, and Charlottesvile has a discussion on genetically modified foods.  On Thursday, Baltimore has a discussion by members on directions and projects resulting from participation in the How To Grow Almost Anything courses, and Denver is having a holiday social.  On Saturday, San Diego is doing a hands-on bioplastics workshop, Seattle is holding a class on the neuromuscular system, and Somerville is having a beginners course on synthetic biology.

Monday, November 30
Oakland CA, USA

Tuesday, December 1
Oakland, CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA

Wednesday, December 2
Charlottesvile, VA, USA
Montreal, QC, CAN

Thursday, December 3
Baltimore, MD, USA
Denver, CO, USA

Saturday, December 5
San Diego, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, December 6
Oakland, CA, USA
Bethesda, MD, USA

Monday, December 7
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Wednesday, December 9
Dublin, IRL
Haifa, ISR

Thursday, December 10
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Saturday, December 12
Amsterdam, NLD
Baltimore, MD, USA

Friday, January 15
Baltimore, MD, 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.

DIYbio Events for the week beginning October 11

October 14, 2015

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Here are your DIYbio events for the remainder of this week. On Wednesday Dublin is having a talk/video session on why we age, Oakland is holding a fermentation session, and working on their Open Source Insulin projectSomerville is checking out a couple of presentations on “Customizing Nature”, and Sunnyvale is building a microscope  On Thursday, Baltimore is having member Ryan Hammond talk about his project on using agrobacterium to transform tobacco plants so they can express hormones,and Oakland is holding a discussion of the book Startide Rising by David Brin. and working on fungus cultivation in a new lab they built.   On Friday, congratulations to  Charlottesville as they hold a grand opening of their new space!. On Saturday, Oakland is engineering a bacterial evolved sunscreen, as well as holding an introductory class on synthetic biology, and Longwood is building stuff for their lab.

Wednesday, October 14
Dublin, Ireland
Oakland CA, USA“`
Oakland CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, October 15
Baltimore, MD, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Friday, October 16
Charlottesville, VA,, USA

Saturday, October 17
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Longwood, FL, USA

Other events coming up

Thursday, October 22
New York City, NY, USA

Saturday, October, 24
Baltimore, MD, USA
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Wednesday, October 28
Baltimore, MD

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.

DIYbio Events for the week beginning October 4

October 5, 2015

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Here are your DIYbio events for the remainder of this week.  On Wednesday, Denver is attending a talk on protein biomarkers, San Diego is hosting a talk in La Jolla by Stephanie Nehasil on Marine Mammals as Ocean Sentinels, and Stockholm is having a conversation about biohacking and morphological freedom, featuring Kjell Asplund, Waldemar Ingdahl, Linus Petersson, and Hannes Sjöblad.  On Wednesday, Charlottesville holds a debriefing of Shaun Moshasha, as he relates his recent experience as an iGEM judge, Seattle has Lisa Ma bringing the latest research of diverse medical management systems from around the world, where strong beliefs in witch doctors, herbalists, and body healing is finding a space in the world of biotech, and Vancouver hosts Ian Johnson as he gives an informal talk about genetic techniques used in agriculture.  On Thursday, you can help Oakland make its Kickstarter prizes, and Toronoto will be discussing the book “The botany of desire: a plant’s-eye view of the world” by Michael Pollan. On Friday, Denver will be serving strawberry DNA cocktails at the Makers After Dark pre-party for the NOCO Maker Faire. On Saturday, Denver will be at the NoCo Mini Maker Faire (tickets can be had here),  Oakland will be working on a project to build an E.coli that produces its own sunscreen, and then use directed evolution to improve it. (Oakland is also providing means to access this remotely), and Sunnyvale will be hosting Alex Porter as he holds a class on brewing your own beer.

Tuesday, October 6
Denver, CO, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
Stockholm, Sweden

Wednesday, October 7
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Thursday, October 8
Oakland, CA, USA
Toronoto, ON, CAN

Friday, October 9
Denver, CO, USA

Saturday, October 10
Oakland, CA, USA
Denver, CO, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, October 11
Denver, CO, USA

Monday, October 12
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, October 13
Stockholm, Sweden
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Washington, DC, USA

Wednesday, October 14
Dublin, Ireland
Oakland CA, USA
Oakland CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, October 15
Oakland, CA, USA

Friday, October 16
Charlottesville, VA,, USA

Saturday, October 17
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Longwood, FL, USA

Thursday, October 22
New York City, 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.

DIYbio Events for the remainder of the week beginning June 14

June 16, 2015

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Here are your DIYbio events for the remainder of this week.  On Wednesday, Charlottesville is having a debriefing of Shaun Moshasha, who has returned from Biohacker Academy Partnerlab Bootcamp in Amsterdam.  Moscow is meeting to work on glowing organisms. On Thursday, San Diego has Callen Hyland leading a discussion on regenerative medicine, and Vancouver is having an open house featuring designed foods.  On Saturday, Bethesda has a biosafety and security discussion with FBI agent Ed You, who has been kept busy lately with the use of engineered yeast to create opiates. Ljubljana has a meeting to make some beer, and discuss their kickstarter project.  Seattle has Dr. Reitha Weeks leading a workshop on the Science of Lotions.  Sunnyvale has Connor Dickie & Justin Pahara, PhD, leading a workshop on doing assemblies to create colorful bacteria using an interesting method.

Wednesday, June 17
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Moscow, RUS

Thursday, June 18
San Diego, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Saturday, June 20
Bethesda, MD, USA
Ljubljana, SVN
Seattle, WA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Other events coming up

Saturday, July 4 – Thursday, July 9
Calvanico, SA, ITA

Saturday, Aug 8
Baltimore, MD, 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.

DIYbio events for the week beginning June 8

June 8, 2015

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Here are your DIYbo events for this week.  On Tuesday, Montreal hosts lightning talks on DIYbio and a new company working on alternative production of THC and CBD, and  Oakland has a party, celebrating the end of their Kickstarter campaign.   On Wednesday, Berkeley is hosting an event, featuring the Ted Harrison High School Synthetic Biology (scroll down to read a bit about it) Demo and QA.  Oakland is giving an introduction to protein crystallography.  Oakland is also hosting a talk by Athena Lin on Herochromatin in Drosphila embryo.  On Thursday,  Oakland and Sunnyvale have been invited to San Francisco to an event where a museum transforms into a music venue.  On Friday, Oakland has a grand opening of their new mycology lab.  On Saturday Baltimore is having a session on chemical making with bacteria, David Martinez Mareno presents on Bioart in Berkeley, you can meet Berlin at a science event, Oakland is holding a DNA barcoding workshop and Seattle is holding an event on learning gel electrophoresis through the extraction of candy dyes.

Tuesday, June 9
Montreal, QC, CAN
Oakland, CA, USA.

Wednesday, June 10
Berkeley, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Thursday, June 11
San Francisco, CA, USA

Friday, June 12
Oakland, CA, USA

Saturday, June 13
Berkeley, CA, USA
Berlin, DEU
Oakland, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Other events coming up

Wednesday, June 17
Moscow, RUS

Saturday, July 4  – Thursday, July 9 Calvanico, SA, ITA

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.

DIYbio events for the week beginning May 17

May 17, 2015

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Here are your DIYbo events for this week. On Sunday, Oakland and Sunnyvale are at a Makerfaire in San Mateo.  On Tuesday, Ljubljana tastes their beer and kombucha beer, and  Oakland hosts Mike Deweese as he talks about how attention is focused through neural attention networks,  On Wednesday, Barcelona will be giving a DIYbio talk.  Charlottesville is holding a synthetic biology crash course, and Oakland is speaking at an event in San Francisco. On Friday, Brooklyn hosts Dr Susana Martinez-Conde and Dr Stephen L Macknik as they talk about the neuroscience of illusions.  On Saturday, Bethesda hosts a talk on DNA origami by Tom Heiman, Seattle has a brain dissection led by Bergen McMurray, and  Sunnyvale hosts a workshop for ages  on building a hydrometer.

Sunday, May 17
San Mateo, CA

Tuesday, May 19
Ljubljana, SVN
Oakland, CA

Wednesday, May 20
Barcelona, ESP
Charlottesville, VA, USA
San Francisco, CA, USA

Friday, May 22
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Saturday, May 23
Bethesda, MD, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, 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.

DIYbio events for the week beginning May 10

May 10, 2015

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Here are your DIYbo events for this week.  On Monday, Oakland is having a meeting of the Vegan Cheese Team, Toronto is having a discussion on the recent paper CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene editing in human tripronuclear zygotes, that has made a rather large splash.  On Thursday Brooklyn hosts a talk by John Borghi separating the fact from fiction in modern cutting edge neuroscience.  On Friday, Washington, DC is hosting an interview of some shifty guy.  On Saturday in Baltimore Michael Weirzbicki leads a 5-day intensive course on engineering bacteria to produce fine banana scented isoamyl acetate, as an introduction to introduce bacterial chemical production, and Oakland and Sunnyvale are in San Mateo for a Maker Faire.

Monday, May 11
Oakland, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Thursday, May 14
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Friday, May 15
Washington, DC, USA

Saturday, May 16
Baltimore, MD, USA
San Mateo, CA, USA

Here are videos from Baltimore’s Bioprinting Breakout event on April 25.  I was there.  It was a blast!

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.

DIYbio events for the week beginning April 26

April 27, 2015

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Here is your summary of weekly DIYbio related events, around the world On Sunday, in BrusselsMeridith might be hosting a meeting of biohackers.  Email her for details.  In Paris there is an ocean hackathon.  On Monday, Edmonton might have a synthetic biology workshop.  On Wednesday, Brussels is having some talks by Jonathan Ferooz, Carlos Peña, Martina Francesca Ferracane, and Tom Van Oudenaarden, Denver holds a workshop on how to look critically at published biologic papers, with the example of aging, and Moscow is taking a trip to the Polytech Lab. On Thursday, Berkeley is having a protocol hackathon, while enjoying a cocktails, etc, Carlsbad is having some fun with a simplified fluorescence microscope, Denver has Martin Borscht Jensen speaking on the Biology of Aging, and Toronto is doing some directed evolution of bacteria.

Sunday, April 26
Brussels, BEL
Paris, FR

Monday, April 26
Edmonton, AB, CAN

Wednesday, April 29
Brussels, BEL
Denver, CO, USA
Moscow, RUS

Thursday, April 30
Berkeley, CA, USA
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Denver, CO, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Other events coming up soon

Tuesday, May 5
San Diego, CA, 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.

DIYbio events for the week beginning April 19

April 21, 2015

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Here is your summary of weekly DIYbio related events, around the world On Tuesday Amsterdam is having a ceremony for the graduates of the BioHack Academy, where participants will present their work on building a fully functioning lab -microscopes, centrifuges, handmade spectrometers, and incubators—all with materials commonly found at home.  On Wednesday, Charlottesville talks about the rising tide of synthetic biology, on their way to forming a new biohackerspace,  London hosts the Synbiobeta two-day event, Oakland has a panel discussion moderated by Kevin Connelly of EII, featuring Miyoko Schinner, Shane and Marie, and Ben Rupert on how to make vegan cheese delectable,  and Seattle holds a sourdough bread fermentation workshop.  On Thursday, Synbiobeta continues in London.  On Saturday, Baltimore introduces artists, makers, and the public to 3-D tissue engineering, including bio-printing, with talks and hands-on demonstrations by pioneers and experts, including  Sebastian Cocioba, Axel Guenther, David Kolesky, Ritu Raman, and Anderson Ta.    Bethesda celebrates DNA day, while doing some planning, and messing around with diy cell phone microscopes, while Nicole McNeil shares a little bit about spectral karyotyping and FISH techniques, and Seattle has eyeball dissection guided by Anna McCann.

Tuesday, April 21
Amsterdam, NLD

Wednesday, April 22
Charlottesville, VA, USA
London, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Thursday, April 23
London, UK

Saturday, April 25
Baltimore, MD USA
Bethesda, MD, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Here are some pics from Moscow’s Welcome Meeting last week, courtesy of Pablo Trukhanov, who is getting things going over there.  Best to you, Pablo!

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Other events coming up soon

Sunday, April 26
Seattle, WA, USA
Brussels, BEL

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.

DIYbio events for the week beginning April 12

April 13, 2015

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Here is your summary of weekly DIYbio related events, around the world On Monday, Brooklyn begins their Biohacker Bootcamp, and Denver gets into the wetlab, working with microscopes  On Tuesday, Bethesda is holding hands-on workshops on the use of the use of NCBI databases and BLAST, and Amsterdam has a talk by Adam Brown.  On Wednesday, Baltimore has a talk and luncheon with Ellen Jorgensen, and  Stockholm needs help moving equipment they recently acquired to their makerspace.  On Thursday, Moscow has a welcoming session to get some DIY bio going, and Denver is holding sessions on learning Python through doing Rosalind problems.  On Friday, Toronto has a video series on Understanding Genetics, together with a roundup of some current events.  On Saturday, Baltimore has a workshop on customizing control software for bio-printing, guided by Ryan HooverBarcelona is at the Novum Festival showing off some recently built hardware and doing a number of fun activities, Oakland is inviting people to come join the Bay Area Biohackers iGEM Team, and Somerville has a Biohacking Hello World course.

Monday, April 13
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Denver, CO, USA

Tuesday, April 14
Bethesda, MD, USA
Amsterdam, NLD

Wednesday, April 15
Baltimore, MD, USA
Stockholm, SWE

Thursday, April 16
Moscow, RUS
Denver, CO, USA

Friday, April 17
Toronto, ON, CAN

Saturday, April 18
Baltimore, MD, USA
Barcelona, ESP
Oakland, CA USA
Somerville, MA, USA

Here are some pics from Brooklyn’s Hot Science for Kids events this last week, snatched off  Ellen Jorgensen’s @FeyScientist tweets. 

Who Stole the Goldfish crime scene and analysis
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Taking a look at different kinds of hair
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Anesthetizing a roach while measuring with Spikerbox
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More events coming up soon.

Tuesday, April 21
Amsterdam, NL

Wednesday, April 22
Charlottesville, VA, USA
London, UK
Seattle, WA, USA

Thursday, April 23
London, UK

Saturday, April 25
Bethesda, MD, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Baltimore, MD USA

Sunday, April 26
Seattle, WA, USA

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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.