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DIYbio events for the week of October 16

October 13, 2016

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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.

DIYbio events for the week of October 9

October 9, 2016

scstowell

Here are your DIYbio events for the week.

On Sunday, Brooklyn begins its Biotechnology Crash Course, Cambridge has a series of flash presentations, Oakland continues their Open Insulin project, and Reston is building a bacteria incubator.

On Monday, Brooklyn begins their four session Biohacker Boot Camp, with special guest lecturer camera, mechatronic, biologic art/science hacker Marc Dusseiller, and Oakland continues their plant project education and brainstorming.

On Tuesday, Amsterdam has Špela Petrič, Mike Thompson, Susana Cámara Leret and Pei-Ying Lin collaborating on a workshop focusing on behavior and embodied experience as a way to reflect on codes of conduct and rituals (past, present, future) that can help with a deeper understanding and discussion of the current antibiotic crisis, Cambridge has bioart pioneer Joe Davis with his talk “Astrobiological Horticulture”, a multifaceted project to create organisms suited for survival in extraterrestrial environments,  and Sunnyvale continues their Quantum Salinity Detector project.

On Wednesday, Ghent will show you how to grow edible mushrooms, Oakland continues their fun fermentation and Open Insulin projects, Sunnyvale continues their fluorescence microscope project, and Vancouver has an open lab night, featuring a workshop guided by Scott Pownall using legacy versions of software to create virtual DNA origami structures.

On Thursday Berlin has Ryan and Christian Fobel introducing an intense digital microfluidics hack session session, Bethesda will be attending a lecture in Washington, DC by Nadrian Seeman on programming DNA for a variety of other functions than than those in the the central dogmaOakland and Sunnyvale collaborate on their bioprinter project, and Toronto has an informal workshop and study session on the  molecular biology of the Arabidopsis mustard seed plant

On Friday, Denver has presentations from three Colorado, USA-based iGEM teams.

Finally, on Saturday, Berlin has Margherita Pevere conducting a workshop on growing cellulose, Oakland and Sunnyvale continue their collaboration on an evolved bacterial sunscreen, San Diego has an App-a-thon. (Seattle’s event has been cancelled due to weather concerns)

Also, a warm welcome to the fairly freshly founded Biotop in Heidelberg, BW, DEU.  (H/T Ersin Sümer)

Sunday, October 9
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Reston, VA, USA

Monday, October 10
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, October 11
Amsterdam, NTL
Cambridge, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, October 12
Ghent, BEL
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Thursday, October 13
Berlin, DEU
Bethesda, MD, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Friday, October 14
Denver, CO, USA

Saturday, October 15
Berlin, DEU
Oakland, CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, October 16
Oslo, NOR
Oakland, CA, USA

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

Tuesday, October 18
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, October 19
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

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

Friday, Ocober 21
Washington, DC, USA

Saturday October 22- Sunday, October 30
Eindhoven, NTL

Saturday, October 22
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

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.

DIYbio events for remainder of the week of October 2

October 3, 2016

scstowell

Here are your DIYbio events for the remainder of the week.

On Monday, Oakland and Sunnyvale continue their collaboration on Real Vegan Cheese.  Oakland will also be carrying out a lesson on plant culturing, and will be helping with a panel discussion with academics, venture capitalists, botanists, and biohackers on Fear of the GMO Future in San Francisco.

On Tuesday, Amsterdam continues their cycle of collaborative projects, San Diego has Bethany Kolody talking about microbial communication on the ocean’s surface, Somerville will have Killian Veer demonstrating a web-platform for discovering and purchasing research materials used in molecular biology and genetics, and Sunnyvale continues their quantum salinity detector project.  In San Francisco, the Synbiobeta 2-day conference begins.

On Wednesday, Heidelberg has a statue signing, where Rüdiger Trojok author of a book on biohacking, and Patrick Hasenfeld winner of Berlin Science Hack Day 1015 “Best Hardware Hack” prize will give short presentations, Oakland continues its fun fermentations and Open Insulin project, and Sunnyvale continues its fluorescence microscope project.

On Thursday, Brooklyn has Lisa Brown speaking about pharmacogenetics, and why medicine is always personal, and Oakland and Sunnyvale continue their collaboration on their bioprinter project.

Friday is the last day for registration for the Igem Giant Jamboree.  Also on Friday,  Singapore meets to discuss improvised lab equipment and home experiments, and Washington, DC has a discussion on the prospects of life and human habitability around nearby stars

Finally, on Saturday Austin has a learning session on re-purposing abandoned pools, spas, and ponds, and  Seattle carries out a sheep brain dissection for beginning neuro-biologists.

Monday, October 3
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, October 4
Amsterdam, NTL
San Diego, CA
Somerville, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday October 4- Wednesday October 5
San Francisco, CA, USA

Wednesday, October 5
Heidelberg, BW, DEU
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, October 6
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, October 7
Boston, MA, USA
Singapore
Washington, DC, USA

Saturday, October 8
Austin, TX, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, October 9
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Reston, VA, USA

Monday, October 10
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, October 11
Amsterdam, NTL

Wednesday, October 12
Ghent, BEL
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, October 13
Berlin, DEU
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Saturday, October 15
Austin, TX, USA
Berlin, DEU
Oakland, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Sunday, October 16
Oslo, NOR
Oakland, CA, USA

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

Tuesday, October 18
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, October 19
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

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

Friday, Ocober 21
Washington, DC, USA

Saturday October 22- Sunday, October 30
Eindhoven, NTL

Saturday, October 22
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

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.

DIYbio events for the remainder of the week of September 25

September 25, 2016

scstowell

Here are your DIYbio events for the remainder of the week

On Monday, Bethesda is in Silver Spring for a talk by Ricky Solorzano on BioPrinting, Oakland tries to do some plant biology, and Somerville hosts a pubic forum in Cambridge led by Kevin Esvelt  on engineering the mosquito in order to eradicate certain diseases.

On Tuesday Albany has neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux speaking about his latest  book, Amsterdam continues their cycle of collaborative projects, Brooklyn has their CRISPR/CAS9 course (a prerequisite for hands on lab work) taught by Oliver Medvedik and Ellen Jorgensen, Cambridge has David Liu speaking about Phage-Assisted Continuous Evolution (PACE), Portland will be diving into Watson’s and Crick’s race to discover the source code of life as published in the article “A Structure for Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid” Nature. 1953. Watson, J.D. & Crick, F.H.C., and Sunnyvale is continuing their quantum salinity detector project.

On Wednesday, Ghent continues work on domestic bugs, Minneapolis discusses bioreactors, Oakland continues their Open Insulin project as well as furthering fun fermentationsSunnyvale continues their fluorescing microscope project, and Vancouver will be talking about near future semantic web technologies and their use in biotech research.

On Thursday, Berlin has a conference on synthetic biology, genome editing, and biohacking, Buenos Aires has Mariano Fressoli discussing citizen science activism and data, Lausanne is holding a workshop delving into the intricacies of memory, Sunnyvale is partnering to put on a a beer science and tasting event and is looking for volunteers to help.  Oakland and Sunnyvale are collaborating on their bioprinter project.

On Friday, Baltimore has Jenny Carlson speaking on tick biology and lyme disease prevention.

On Saturday Austin has a fermented foods discussion and sampling, Oakland and Sunnyvale collaborate on their evolved bacterial sunscreen project,    San Diego holds a workshop on reading, and interpreting primary scientific manuscripts, and Somerville reviews a paper on the introduction of modified bacteria into the gut microbiota to inhibit obesity

Monday, September 26
Bethesda, MD, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA

Tuesday, September 27
Albany, NY, USA
Amsterdam, NTL
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, MA, USA
Portland, OR, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, September 28
Ghent, BEL
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Thursday, September 29
Berlin, DEU
Buenos Aires, ARG
Lausanne, VD, CHE
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, September 30
Baltimore, MD, USA

Saturday, October 1
Austin, TX, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, October 2
Austin, TX, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, October 3
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, October 4
Amsterdam, NTL
San Diego, CA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday October 4- Wednesday October 5
San Francisco, CA, USA

Wednesday, October 5
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, October 6
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, October 7
Singapore
Washington, DC, USA

Saturday, October 8
Seattle, WA, USA

Saturday, October 15
Austin, TX, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Tuesday, October 18
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Saturday October 22- Sunday, October 30
Eindhoven, NTL

Saturday, November 5
Baltimore, MD, USA

Thursday, November 17
New York, NY, USA

Friday, December 9
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 of September 18

September 17, 2016

scstowell

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 ExperimentOakland 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 ThursdayBaltimore 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

Monday, September 19
Cambridge, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Oslo, NOR
Tel Aviv, ISR

Tuesday, September 20
Amsterdam, NTL
Cambridge, MA, USA
New York, NY, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Wednesday, September 21
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN
Toronto, ON, CAN

Thursday, September 22
Baltimore, MD, USA
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Hong Kong, CHN
New York, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, September 23
North York, ON, CAN

Friday, September 23-Sunday, September 25
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, September 24
Amsterdam, NTL
Denver, CO, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, September 25
Amsterdam, NTL
Bethesda, MD, USA

Monday, September 26
Oakland, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA

Tuesday, September 27
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Minneapolis, MN, USA

Wednesday, September 28
Ghent, BEL
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Thursday, September 29
Buenos Aires, ARG
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Friday, September 30
Baltimore, MD, USA

Friday, October 7
Singapore

Saturday, October 8
Seattle, WA, USA

Saturday, October 15
Austin, TX, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Tuesday, October 18
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Saturday October 22- Sunday, October 30
Eindhoven, NTL

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 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 September 11

September 12, 2016

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Here are your DIYbio events for the remainder of the week.

On Monday Brooklyn begins their Biohacker Boot Camp series, as well their CRISPR/CAS9 course (a prerequisite for hands on lab work) taught by Oliver Medvedik and Ellen Jorgensen, while Tel Aviv has Abba Priev and Zachariah Gershon Astrakhan talking about how they formed their companies specializing in ultrasonics for biotech applications.

On Tuesday, Madison has Craig Atwood talking about the Biology of Aging, and Sunnyvale continues on their quantum salinity detector project.

On Wednesday, Oakland continues on their Open Insulin project, as well as furthering fun fermentations. Sunnyvale continues their fluorescence microscope project, and Vancouver has a discussion about your diet and your DNA.

On Thursday, Berlin has Margherita Pevere presenting and discussing her microbial cellulose artwork, Brooklyn has Franklin Abrams talking about intellectual property and its application to synthetic biology, Cambridge would like you to come help assemble their biomakespace, Denver has a miracle berry pot luck, Munich talks about their recent hackathon participation, Oakland and Sunnyvale collaborate on their bioprinter project.  Oakland is also kicking off a plant project. San Diego has Andrew Johnson speaking about the marine ecosystem of the Gulf of California.

On Friday, Sunnyvale has Mazyar Lotfalian and Michael Scroggins (and others) leading workshops on Citizen Science, Activism, and Art.

On Saturday, Austin is helping on a prosthetic hand-a-thon, Cambridge continues to need help with setting up their biomakespace, Oakland and Sunnyvale collaborate on their biological sun screen project, Seattle carries on an aquaponics workshop, Somerville has a family oriented Building with Biology event, with hands on learning activities and discussions, and  Vancouver begins a weekend workshop led by Ian Lee on Biohacking your Identity.

Monday, September 12
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Tel Aviv, ISR

Tuesday, September 13
Madison, WI, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, September 14
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Thursday, September 15
Berlin, DEU
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, UK
Denver, CO, USA
Munich, DEU
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, September 16
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, September 17
Austin, TX, USA
Cambridge, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Other events coming up

Sunday, September 18
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, September 19
Cambridge, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Oslo, NOR

Tuesday, September 20
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
New York, NY, USA

Wednesday, September 21
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, September 22
Baltimore, MD, USA
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, September 23
North York, ON, CAN

Friday, September 23-Sunday, September 25
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, September 24
Amsterdam, NTL
Denver, CO, USA

Sunday, September 25
Amsterdam, NTL
Bethesda, MD, USA

Monday, September 26
Oakland, CA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA

Tuesday, September 27
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Minneapolis, MN, USA

Wednesday, September 28
Ghent, BEL
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Thursday, September 29
Buenos Aires, ARG
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Friday, September 30
Baltimore, MD, USA

Friday, October 7
Singapore

Saturday, October 8
Seattle, WA, USA

Saturday, October 15
Austin, TX, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Tuesday, October 18
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Saturday October 22- Sunday, October 30
Eindhoven, NTL

Here are photos of the recent bioluminescence event at the Art Laboratory in Berlin (also called Biotinkering Berlin)

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 September 4

September 5, 2016

scstowell

Here are your DIYbio events for the remainder of the week

On Tuesday, Brooklyn has their introductory CRISPR/Cas 9 course (a prerequisite for a laboratory course on applying CRISPR/ Cas 9) taught by Ellen Jorgensen and  Oliver Mendvedik and Sunnyvale continues their plant bio research and quantum salinity detector projects.

On Wednesday, Oakland continues their fun fermentation and Open Insulin projects, Sunnyvale continues their fluorescing microscope project, and Sydney is meeting with their local BIOMOD team.

On Thursday Baltimore has a short lab skills workshop on PCR and primer design, Buenos Aires has a meeting about color led by Ivana Tondato, Hong Kong has a yogurt making workshop, Oakland and Sunnyvale collaborate on a bioprinter project, Paris has a meeting introducing their residency program, and Toronto has a study group for Chapter 5 of Evolutionary Analysis.

On Friday, Berlin and Munich will be participating in a hackathon at Techfest Munich

Finally, on Saturday Baltimore has a birthday bash, Berlin will have an algae workshop, Brooklyn has a workshop on making fermented flavor breads like sourdough taught by Cheryl Paswater,  and the first of three sessions on design using life as a creative medium guided by Orkan Telhan

Tuesday, September 6
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, September 7
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sydney, NSW, AUS

Thursday, September 8
Baltimore, MD, USA
Buenos Aires, ARG
Hong Kong, CHN
Oakland, CA, USA
Paris, FRA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Friday, September 9
Berlin, DEU
Munich, BY, DEU

Saturday, September 10
Baltimore, MD, USA
Berlin, DEU
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, September 11
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, September 12
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Tel Aviv, ISR

Tuesday, September 13
Madison, WI, USA
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, September 14
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Thursday, September 15
Brooklyn, NY, USA
London, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, September 17
Austin, TX, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Somerville, MA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Vancouver, BC, CAN

Monday, September 19
Cambridge, UK

Friday, September 23-Sunday, September 25
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, September 26
Somerville, MA, USA

Tuesday, September 27
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Saturday, October 8
Seattle, WA, USA

Saturday October 22- Sunday, October 30
Eindhoven, NTL

Photos from the recent Aproximaciones a la bioimpresión desde el arte, la ciencia y la tecnología and Mapeo ciudadano de radiación Fukushima y hack drone academy events by Biohacking BA in Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

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 for the week of August 21

August 19, 2016

scstowell

Here are your DIYbio events for the week.

On Sunday,  Durham will have David Cole speaking about when to drop what you’re doing and seek a patent attorney, using the recent CRISPR patent dispute as an illustration, Melbourne will be locating their new biohackspace at a local hackspace, and Oakland will be continuing their Biohack Academy series with a workshop on enzyme digestion for cloning and gel electrophoresis, and continuing with their Open Insulin project.

On Monday, Oakland discusses projects on the intersection of Art and Science, Oslo hosts the UiO iGEM team, who will discuss their project, and there will be strawberry dna extraction.  Also on Monday, Madison will be participating in a local startup event.

On Tuesday, Kym Romano give a talk about the gut microbiome, and Sunnyvale continues their quantum salinity detector project.

On Wednesday, Bio-Academy – How to Grow Almost Anything directed by George Church begins, a 16 week very intensive course with hands-on work every week allowing YOU access to some of the latest biotech and synthetic biology ideas and the personalities behind them. PLEASE APPLY NOW.  Also on Wednesday, Ghent will be in Antwerp at a conference exploring life in a combined physical and digital world, with founder Winnie Poncelet as one of the guest speakers, and Oakland continues their Open Insulin project as well as furthering fun fermentation.

On Thursday, Baltimore has a brief workshop on restriction digestion of plasmid DNA, Brooklyn is at a New York City comedy club with Dr Rosemarie Perry speaking about the science of stress,  Ghent is in Antwerp on the second day of a conference, Oakland discusses the Art of Science, and the Science of Art, as well as building a bio 3d printer, and Sunnyvale continues their bioprinter project.

On Friday, Baltimore hosts astronomist and astrobiologist Alex Storrs as he talks about “Life, the Universe, and Everything”, and Ghent is at the final day of a conference in Antwerp.

Finally, on Saturday Baltimore continues with its Build-a-Gene workshop led by Lisa Scheifele, and Charlottesville has a family oriented  Building with Biology day.

Sunday, August 21
Durham, NC, USA
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, August 22
Oakland, CA, USA
Oslo, NOR
Madison, WI, USA

Tuesday, August 23
Madison, WI, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, August 24
Bio Academy – HTGAA in labs all over the world,  APPLY NOW
Ghent, OV, BEL
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Thursday, August 25
Baltimore, MD, USA
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Ghent, OV, BEL
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, August 26
Baltimore, MD, USA
Ghent, OV, BEL

Saturday, August 27
Baltimore, MD, USA
Charlottesville, VA, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, August 28
Bethesda, MD, USA
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, August 30
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, August 31
Ghent, OV, BEL
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, September 1
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, September 2
Baltimore, MD, USA
Singapore

Saturday, September 3
Cambridge, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Monday, September 5
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, September 6
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, September 7
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, September 8
Oakland, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Saturday, September 10
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Sunday, September 11
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, September 13
Madison, WI, USA
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, September 14
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, September 17
Austin, TX, USA
Seattle, WA, USA

Monday, September 19
Cambridge, UK

Friday, September 23-Sunday, September 25
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, September 26
Somerville, MA, USA

Saturday, October 8
Seattle, WA, USA

Saturday October 22- Sunday, October 30
Eindhoven, NTL

Photos from a recent CRISPR Cas 9 hands on techniques event at Prophase Studios in Austin, Texas, 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 August 14th

August 14, 2016

scstowell

Here are your DIYbio events for the week

On Sunday, Oakland continues their Biohack Academy with a lesson on bacterial transformation and DNA amplification, and their Open Insulin project, while Sunnyvale has teens teaching biotech to teens.

On Monday, Brooklyn starts their Biohacker Bootcamp, Cambridge has a discussion led by Fernan Federici and Chih-Chun Chen on the breadth of how to categorize synthetic biologists, and Oakland continues its Biohacking Academy with a lesson on designing experiments, as well continuing their Vegan Cheese project.

On TuesdayMadison shows how to extract DNA, (among other things), and Sunnyvale continues their Quantum Salinity Detector project.

On Wednesday, Oakland continues their Open Insulin project, as well as continuing their fun fermentations.

On Thursday, Camden will be burning some QR code onto light-sensitive bacteria, as well as discussing other things, Sunnyvale continues its bioprinter project, and Sydney has a panel discussion on The Global Biohack Revolution, featuring a panel consisting of Meow-Ludo, Andrew Gray, JJ Hastings, Oron Catts, and Ellen Jorgensen.

Finally, on Saturday, Baltimore continues its Build-a-Gene series taught by Lisa Scheifele, and Oakland and Sunnyvale continue their collaboration on an evolved bacterial sunscreen.

Sunday, August 14
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Monday, August 15
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, Ca, USA

Tuesday, August 16
Madison, WI, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, August 17
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Thursday, August 18
Camden, NJ, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sydney, AUS

Saturday, August 20
Baltimore, MD, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, August 21
Durham, NC, USA
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, August 22
Oakland, CA, USA
Oslo, NOR
Madison, WI, USA

Tuesday, August 23
Madison, WI, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, August 24
Bio Academy – HTGAA in labs all over the world,  APPLY NOW
Ghent, OV, BEL
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, August 25
Ghent, OV, BEL
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, August 26
Baltimore, MD, USA
Ghent, OV, BEL

Saturday, August 27
Baltimore, MD, USA
Charlottesville, VA, USA

Sunday, August 28
Bethesda, MD, USA
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, August 30
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, August 31
Ghent, OV, BEL
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, September 1
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, September 2
Baltimore, MD, USA
Singapore

Saturday, September 3
Cambridge, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Monday, September 5
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, September 6
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, September 7
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, September 8
Oakland, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Saturday, September 10
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Sunday, September 11
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, September 13
Madison, WI, USA
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, September 14
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, September 17
Austin, TX, USA

Monday, September 19
Cambridge, UK

Friday, September 23-Sunday, September 25
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, September 26
Somerville, MA, USA

Saturday October 22- Sunday, October 30
Eindhoven, NTL

Photos from a recent Art of Science, Science of Art event at Counter Culture Labs in Oakland

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 August 7

August 8, 2016

scstowell

Here are your DIYbio events for the remainder of the week.

On Monday, Minneapolis has local chemist Dan B show and test out some biochemistry card games in the making, and Oakland teaches people to use free online tools to design and visualize DNA constructs as part of their Biohacking Academy.

On Tuesday, Amsterdam has a biotic game workshop, to get people started into the world of biohacking through their Biohack Academy, Madison has Josiah Zayner (via Google Hangouts) discussing CRISPR at home, and Sunnyvale continues their quantum salinity detector project.

On Wednesday, Amsterdam has you capturing your own microbial “pets” through the red light district, Brooklyn starts a two session workshop on growing your own textiles, and Oakland continues its Open Insulin project and fun fermentation.

On ThursdayBaltimore does a short lab skills workshop on restriction digests,   Cambridge continues discussions on building a biomakespace, Sunnyvale continues their bioprinter project, and Toronto continues their study of Herron and Freeman’s  Evolutionary Analysis

On Friday, Sunnyvale has a workshop to develop Citizen Science Art and Activism projects, led by Mazyar Lotfalian and Michael Scroggins, along with invited collaborators

Finally, on Saturday, Baltimore continues its Build-a-Gene workshop guided by Lisa Scheifle, covering cutting edge gene manipulation technologies including CRISPR, and Denver begins two days of hands on synthetic biology with their Bio-Bootcamp

Monday, August 8
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, August 9
Amsterdam, NTL
Madison, WI, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, August 10
Amsterdam, NTL
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Thursday, August 11
Baltimore, MD, USA
Cambridge, UK
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Friday, August 12
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, August 13
Baltimore, MD, USA
Denver, CO, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, August 14
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, August 15
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, Ca, USA

Tuesday, August 16
Madison, WI, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, August 17
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Thursday, August 18
Camden, NJ, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sydney, AUS

Saturday, August 20
Baltimore, MD, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

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

Monday, August 22
Oakland, CA, USA
Oslo, NOR
Madison, WI, USA

Tuesday, August 23
Madison, WI, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, August 24
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, August 25
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, August 27
Baltimore, MD, USA
Charlottesville, VA, USA

Sunday, August 28
Bethesda, MD, USA
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, August 30
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, August 31
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, September 1
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Friday, September 2
Singapore

Saturday, September 3
Cambridge, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Monday, September 5
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, September 6
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, September 7
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, September 8
Oakland, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Sunday, September 11
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, September 13
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, September 14
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, September 17
Austin, TX, USA

Monday, September 19
Cambridge, UK

Friday, September 23-Sunday, September 25
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, September 26
Somerville, MA, USA

Saturday October 22- Sunday, October 30
Eindhoven, NTL

Here is a recent hardware activity at MN DIYbio

 

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 July 31

July 30, 2016

scstowell

Here are your DIYbio events for the week.

On Sunday, join Brooklyn as they process black-and-white film (remember that?) using beer and coffee, and Oakland continues their Biohack Academy series with a course on culturing, as well as continuing on their Open Insulin,  and outer space microfluidics projects, while Sunnyvale has teens showing other teens  some basics of biology and biotechnology

On Monday, Charlottesville begins a two-week synthetic biology summer camp, Oakland continues its Biohacking Academy with a course on plasmid design and online databases, as well as continuing their Real Vegan Cheese project in collaboration with Sunnyvale.

On Tuesday, Amsterdam changes the venue of their Open Wetlab to Red Light Pet Shop pop-up location to explore their bio bank,  Brooklyn has Oliver Medvedik, Ph.D. and Ellen Jorgensen Ph.D. teaching a course on designing guide RNAs for use in CRISPR, Buenos Aires, has a discussion by Gabriela Munguia on “bioimpresion” as an intersection of biology, 3-D printing, and art, Madison has a talk by Joshua Hyman on DNA sequencing, and Sunnyvale continues its plant bio research and quantum salinity detector projects.

On Wednesday, Amsterdam has a workshop exploring the superfood potential of their algae “pets”,  Lausanne/Ranens has a various projects and organizations sharing their work,  Oakland continues with their fun fermentation and Open Insulin projects, and Sydney continues with their ethylene biosensor iGEM project.

On Thursday, Buenos Aires hosts Pablo de Soto to talk about all sorts of things involving international hactivism and drones, including citizen science radiation mapping, and Sunnyvale continues their bioprinter project.

On Friday Singapore meets to share some improvised lab equipment and experiments, and Sunnyvale continues discussions about biohacking and climate change.

Finally, on Saturday Baltimore has Lisa Schifele Ph.D.  teaching the Build-a-Gene series of courses, which include an introduction to CRISPR/ Cas9, Brooklyn has Oliver Medvedik, Ph.D.beginning a lab series on gene editing using CRISPR/ Cas9 (there is a prerequisite), and has Moira Williams  conducting a workshop on making art from mushrooms and lichen, Oakland continues their evolved bacterial sunscreen project, in collaboration with Sunnyvale.  Also on Saturday, Seattle has an introduction to light microscopy,  and Sunnyvale begins a 3- session in-depth lab and lecture series on CRISPR/ Cas9.

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

Monday, August 1
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Tuesday, August 2
Amsterdam, NTL
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Buenos Aires, ARG
Madison, WI, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, August 3
Amsterdam, NTL
Lausanne/Ranens, CH
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sydney, NSW, AUS

Thursday, August 4
Buenos Aires, ARG
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Friday, August 5
Singapore
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, August 6
Baltimore, MD, USA
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Other events coming up

Sunday, August 7
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Melboune, VIC, AUS
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, August 8
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, August 9
Amsterdam, NTL
Madison, WI, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, August 10
Amsterdam, NTL
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Thursday, August 11
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Toronto, ON, CAN

Saturday, August 13
Baltimore, MD, USA
Denver, CO, USA

Sunday, August 14
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Monday, August 15
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cambridge, UK
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, Ca, USA

Tuesday, August 16
Madison, WI, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, August 17
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA

Thursday, August 18
Camden, NJ, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Sydney, AUS

Saturday, August 20
Baltimore, MD, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

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

Monday, August 22
Oakland, CA, USA
Madison, WI, USA

Tuesday, August 23
Madison, WI, USA

Wednesday, August 24
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Thursday, August 25
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Saturday, August 27
Baltimore, MD, USA

Sunday, August 28
Bethesda, MD, USA
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Oakland, CA, USA

Tuesday, August 30
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wednesday, August 31
Oakland, CA, USA
Oakland, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Waag Societies recent Bio-Ink Workshop held at their pop-up Microbial  Pet Store in the Red Light District of Amsterdam at the Gallery Schatjes

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 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,  and 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, Austin will have a demonstration on how to make probiotic foods, Baltimore will be at a Building with Biology event,  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
Austin, TX, USA
Baltimore, MD, USA
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

Tuesday, August 2
Buenos Aires, ARG
Madison, WI, USA

Wednesday, August 3
Sydney, NSW, AUS

Thursday, August 4
Buenos Aires, ARG

Friday, August 5
Singapore

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

Sunday, August 7
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Melboune, VIC, AUS

Tuesday, August 9
Amsterdam, NTL

Wednesday, August 10
Brooklyn, NY, USA

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

scstowell

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.