Events

Open Lab

Open Lab

Friday, September 16, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You're invited to check out the lab and meet others who are interested in community lab space in New York CityIn 2020 we had to close our doors on the historic 33 Flatbush marking the end of an era for scrappy, community biology in New York City. We continued to have meetings throughout the pandemic and moved our equipment to Long Island City when our Brooklyn storage unit closed. At the end of 2021 we received a donation to let us reopen until the end of 2023, and so here we are!Join us to check out our new lab and chat with folks that have been associated with the space.Our summer 2022 interns will give an overview of the work they completed during the course of their Frugal Protein Expression Internship and be avilable for questions.Further details of our gathering will be released closer to the date.We're building a new . . . More details

Is the 5-second rule true?

Is the 5-second rule true?

Saturday, August 27, 2022 - Tuesday, August 30, 2022
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop food samples on the ground and see if it makes a difference in the numbers of bacteria that grow from themMicrobes are found everywhere, but they are often far too small to be seen by the naked eye. Our workshop aims at exploring the variety of microorganisms around us and checking whether there is any truth to the five-second rule. This is a 2-day workshop with the first day (Aug 27th) is a 3-hour, hands-on experience and the follow-up day (Aug 30th) is a 1-hour review of the results that will have an online option.Participants will get preliminary training and perform a hands-on experiment on the first day then be invited to come back 3 days later to review their results on the follow-up day. All materials will be providedParticipants must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment including, long pants, closed toed shoes, and a mask. Lab coats and eye . . . More details

Combating the overlooked pandemic of antimicrobial resistance

Combating the overlooked pandemic of antimicrobial resistance

Monday, June 13, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A public lecture from a visiting scholar about their global work in antimicrobial resistance. There will be time for questions/discussion.Come join us in our new Long Island City lab and hear our friend Tomislav speak about his work with antimicrobial resistance (AMR). We will aim for a 45 minute lecture. 45 minutes will ber eserved to ask questions, and discuss with the speaker or amongst attendees. Light refreshments will be served.We ask that attendees provide proof of vaccination or negative SARS-CoV-2 test and wear a mask when not eating. The doors may be locked in which case please call our lab phone and someone will let you in: 7086371289Detailed DescriptionFrom the global burden estimation models to citizen-driven research and surveillance efforts: assembling a mixed toolbox for combating the overlooked pandemic of antimicrobial resistanceThis lecture will consist of three parts. First the emphasis will be on research efforts by the presenter . . . More details

Community Meeting Round 1

Community Meeting Round 1

Monday, May 23, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A semi-monthly opportunity to connect with BwoB. Common occurrences include: introductions, debate, project updates and lab issues.This meeting is open to prospective as well as established members of the Biotech Without Borders community.It would be a good time to check-in on ongoing discussions on Loomio, bring up topics that you haven't been able to formulate into text, get your keys to the space, hang out with folks interested in biotechnology, and whatever else you can make of it.If you know a specific topic you'd like to bring up please submit an agenda item before the meeting by emailing it to info@biotechwithoutborders.org with the date of the meeting along with the text "AGENDA ITEM" in the subject line. You can see our agenda here.As always please see our Code of Conduct. If you want to attend remotely please use this Google link. Folks coming in person will need to show proof . . . More details

Community Meeting Round 1

Community Meeting Round 1

Monday, May 9, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A semi-monthly opportunity to connect with BwoB. Common occurrences include: introductions, debate, project updates and lab issues.This meeting is open to prospective as well as established members of the Biotech Without Borders community.It would be a good time to check-in on ongoing discussions on Loomio, bring up topics that you haven't been able to formulate into text, get your keys to the space, hang out with folks interested in biotechnology, and whatever else you can make of it.If you know a specific topic you'd like to bring up please submit an agenda item before the meeting by emailing it to info@biotechwithoutborders.org with the date of the meeting along with the text "AGENDA ITEM" in the subject line. You can see our agenda here.As always please see our Code of Conduct. If you want to attend remotely please use this Google link. Folks coming in person will need to show proof . . . More details

Community Meeting Round 1

Community Meeting Round 1

Monday, April 25, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A semi-monthly opportunity to connect with BwoB. Common occurrences include: introductions, debate, project updates and lab issues.This meeting is open to prospective as well as established members of the Biotech Without Borders community.It would be a good time to check-in on ongoing discussions on Loomio, bring up topics that you haven't been able to formulate into text, get your keys to the space, hang out with folks interested in biotechnology, and whatever else you can make of it.If you know a specific topic you'd like to bring up please submit an agenda item before the meeting by emailing it to info@biotechwithoutborders.org with the date of the meeting along with the text "AGENDA ITEM" in the subject line. You can see our agenda here.As always please see our Code of Conduct. If you want to attend remotely please use this Google link. Folks coming in person will need to show proof . . . More details

Community Meeting Round 1

Community Meeting Round 1

Monday, April 11, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A semi-monthly opportunity to connect with BwoB. Common occurrences include: introductions, debate, project updates and lab issues.This meeting is open to prospective as well as established members of the Biotech Without Borders community.It would be a good time to check-in on ongoing discussions on Loomio, bring up topics that you haven't been able to formulate into text, get your keys to the space, hang out with folks interested in biotechnology, and whatever else you can make of it.If you know a specific topic you'd like to bring up please submit an agenda item before the meeting by emailing it to info@biotechwithoutborders.org with the date of the meeting along with the text "AGENDA ITEM" in the subject line. You can see our agenda here.As always please see our Code of Conduct. If you want to attend remotely please use this Google link. Folks coming in person will need to show proof . . . More details

Community Meeting Round 1

Community Meeting Round 1

Monday, March 28, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A semi-monthly opportunity to connect with BwoB. Common occurrences include: introductions, debate, project updates and lab issues.This meeting is open to prospective as well as established members of the Biotech Without Borders community.It would be a good time to check-in on ongoing discussions on Loomio, bring up topics that you haven't been able to formulate into text, get your keys to the space, hang out with folks interested in biotechnology, and whatever else you can make of it.If you know a specific topic you'd like to bring up please submit an agenda item before the meeting by emailing it to info@biotechwithoutborders.org with the date of the meeting along with the text "AGENDA ITEM" in the subject line. You can see our agenda here.As always please see our Code of Conduct. If you want to attend remotely please use this Google link. Folks coming in person will need to show proof . . . More details

Community Meeting Round 1

Community Meeting Round 1

Monday, March 14, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A semi-monthly opportunity to connect with BwoB. Common occurrences include: introductions, debate, project updates and lab issues.This meeting is open to prospective as well as established members of the Biotech Without Borders community.It would be a good time to check-in on ongoing discussions on Loomio, bring up topics that you haven't been able to formulate into text, get your keys to the space, hang out with folks interested in biotechnology, and whatever else you can make of it.If you know a specific topic you'd like to bring up please submit an agenda item before the meeting by emailing it to info@biotechwithoutborders.org with the date of the meeting along with the text "AGENDA ITEM" in the subject line. You can see our agenda here.As always please see our Code of Conduct. If you want to attend remotely please use this Google link. Folks coming in person will need to show proof . . . More details

Community Meeting Round 1

Community Meeting Round 1

Monday, February 28, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A semi-monthly opportunity to connect with BwoB. Common occurrences include: introductions, debate, project updates and lab issues.This meeting is open to prospective as well as established members of the Biotech Without Borders community.It would be a good time to check-in on ongoing discussions on Loomio, bring up topics that you haven't been able to formulate into text, get your keys to the space, hang out with folks interested in biotechnology, and whatever else you can make of it.If you know a specific topic you'd like to bring up please submit an agenda item before the meeting by emailing it to info@biotechwithoutborders.org with the date of the meeting along with the text "AGENDA ITEM" in the subject line. You can see our agenda here.As always please see our Code of Conduct. If you want to attend remotely please use this Google link. Folks coming in person will need to show proof . . . More details

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