Classes & Events

We believe that anyone can be a scientist. Some people's journey in this discipline started in school but others' started at home, at work, in their hobby, online, or a myriad of other locations. Regardless of how or where one came to science, BwoB offers classes and events to help continue your exploration.

Upcoming Events

Safety gear and materials are provided unless otherwise indicated. No previous science experience necessary.
  • Make Your Own Biomaterials

    Make Your Own Biomaterials

    Tuesday, April 16, 2024
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    $0.00

    Create and take home your own bioplastics and other unique materials. Let's experiment!Create your own biomaterials and learn the science behind making materials from scratch!In this hands-on class, you will learn everything you need to know to make your own biomaterials from readily available raw ingredients. You will have the opportunity to experiment and gain a comprehensive understanding of biopolymers, their composition, properties, and environmental benefits. Customize your biomaterials using various biopolymers, plasticizers, additives, pigments, . . . More details

  • The Fabric of Fungal Materiality : Intro to Myco- Materials and Pigments

    The Fabric of Fungal Materiality : Intro to Myco- Materials and Pigments

    Thursday, April 25, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    $0.00

    An interactive lecture featuring a chaga tea tasting and a display of fungal artworks and materials for all to engage with.Join us for an interactive lecture that will be a primer on fungal-based materials and pigments including a survey of wild mushroom varieties, recent scientific research and historical uses. The class will explore fungal materiality in its magnitudes, from fungal biology to the emerging fields in biological- arts, materials, and technology.Class will open with a . . . More details

  • Past Events

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  • Molding with Mycelium: a Collaboration with Fungi

    Molding with Mycelium: a Collaboration with Fungi

    Saturday, March 23, 2024
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Genetic Engineering Crash Course - Four Weeknights in the Lab

    Genetic Engineering Crash Course – Four Weeknights in the Lab

    Monday, March 18, 2024 - Thursday, March 21, 2024
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Entomopathogenic Fungi of Eastern North America

    Entomopathogenic Fungi of Eastern North America

    Sunday, March 17, 2024
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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  • Bioluminescence: Things that Glow

    Bioluminescence: Things that Glow

    Thursday, March 14, 2024
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Make Your Own Biomaterials

    Make Your Own Biomaterials

    Thursday, March 7, 2024
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Lab Skills: Cutting and Measuring DNA

    Lab Skills: Cutting and Measuring DNA

    Tuesday, March 5, 2024
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Genetic Engineering Crash Course - Four Weeknights in the Lab

    Genetic Engineering Crash Course – Four Weeknights in the Lab

    Monday, February 5, 2024 - Thursday, February 8, 2024
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Bioluminescence: Things that Glow

    Bioluminescence: Things that Glow

    Tuesday, January 30, 2024
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • PCR + Pizza

    PCR + Pizza

    Monday, December 18, 2023
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Genetic Engineering Crash Course - Four Weeknights in the Lab

    Genetic Engineering Crash Course – Four Weeknights in the Lab

    Monday, December 11, 2023 - Thursday, December 14, 2023
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Genetic Engineering Crash Course - Four Weeknights in the Lab

    Genetic Engineering Crash Course – Four Weeknights in the Lab

    Monday, November 13, 2023 - Tuesday, November 21, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Fungi FĂȘte: Mushroom Culture Exchange Party

    Fungi FĂȘte: Mushroom Culture Exchange Party

    Thursday, November 9, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Mushroom Cloning Workshop

    Mushroom Cloning Workshop

    Thursday, November 9, 2023
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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  • The Magic of How to Grow Manure Loving Mushrooms

    The Magic of How to Grow Manure Loving Mushrooms

    Thursday, November 2, 2023
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • PCR + Pizza

    PCR + Pizza

    Monday, October 2, 2023
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Collaborative projects in Art and Science: Pink Slime

    Collaborative projects in Art and Science: Pink Slime

    Sunday, September 24, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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  • Genetic Engineering Crash Course - Four Weeknights in the Lab

    Genetic Engineering Crash Course – Four Weeknights in the Lab

    Monday, September 18, 2023 - Thursday, September 21, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • How to Grow Mushrooms 101 Workshop

    How to Grow Mushrooms 101 Workshop

    Thursday, September 14, 2023
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • Genetic Engineering Crash Course - Four Weeknights in the Lab

    Genetic Engineering Crash Course – Four Weeknights in the Lab

    Monday, July 24, 2023 - Thursday, July 27, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • PCR + Pizza

    PCR + Pizza

    Tuesday, July 18, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • SciArt Synapse Gathering (in person!)

    SciArt Synapse Gathering (in person!)

    Sunday, July 9, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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  • Intro To Mycology: The World Of Fungi, Mycelium & Mushrooms

    Intro To Mycology: The World Of Fungi, Mycelium & Mushrooms

    Thursday, July 6, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • PCR + Pizza

    PCR + Pizza

    Thursday, June 29, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • BioArtBot @ BwoB Kickoff

    BioArtBot @ BwoB Kickoff

    Friday, May 12, 2023
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • Digital Naturalism - Wild Labs and Junglepunks

    Digital Naturalism – Wild Labs and Junglepunks

    Tuesday, May 2, 2023
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • Snakes, Bats, and Glowing Things: Field Genomics in the Amazon Jungle

    Snakes, Bats, and Glowing Things: Field Genomics in the Amazon Jungle

    Friday, April 21, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Spring Party at Biotech Without Borders!

    Spring Party at Biotech Without Borders!

    Saturday, March 25, 2023
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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  • Open Lab

    Open Lab

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

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  • 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

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  • Combating the overlooked pandemic of antimicrobial resistance

    Combating the overlooked pandemic of antimicrobial resistance

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

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  • Community Meeting Round 1

    Community Meeting Round 1

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

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  • Community Meeting Round 1

    Community Meeting Round 1

    Monday, December 20, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Science-at-home: Spirulina under the scope

    Science-at-home: Spirulina under the scope

    Saturday, May 2, 2020
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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  • The Science of Vaccines

    The Science of Vaccines

    Wednesday, March 11, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • PCR + Pizza

    PCR + Pizza

    Monday, February 24, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Intro To Mycology: The World Of Fungi, Mycelium, & Mushrooms

    Intro To Mycology: The World Of Fungi, Mycelium, & Mushrooms

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Sequencing the Inner Harbor: A BUGGS/IMET community science collaboration

    Sequencing the Inner Harbor: A BUGGS/IMET community science collaboration

    Monday, February 10, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Intro Python Programming for Citizen Scientists

    Intro Python Programming for Citizen Scientists

    Sunday, February 9, 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • Practical Phycology

    Practical Phycology

    Sunday, January 5, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • Intro Python Programming for Citizen Scientists

    Intro Python Programming for Citizen Scientists

    Sunday, December 15, 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • Deep Dive: The science journal club for everyone

    Deep Dive: The science journal club for everyone

    Wednesday, December 11, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • How To Run Mycelium: A Fungal Tissue Culture Workshop

    How To Run Mycelium: A Fungal Tissue Culture Workshop

    Sunday, December 8, 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • Build a Biosensor with Synthetic Biology

    Build a Biosensor with Synthetic Biology

    Saturday, December 7, 2019
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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  • Lab Skills: Cutting and Measuring DNA

    Lab Skills: Cutting and Measuring DNA

    Thursday, December 5, 2019
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Fungi Are The Future: How Mushrooms Will Save Our World

    Fungi Are The Future: How Mushrooms Will Save Our World

    Wednesday, December 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • PCR + Pizza

    PCR + Pizza

    Monday, December 2, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Deep Dive: The science journal club for everyone

    Deep Dive: The science journal club for everyone

    Thursday, November 14, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Intro Python Programming for Citizen Scientists

    Intro Python Programming for Citizen Scientists

    Saturday, November 9, 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • How the Manifestations of Medical Diagnoses Have Shaped the Art World

    How the Manifestations of Medical Diagnoses Have Shaped the Art World

    Wednesday, November 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Lab Skills: Cutting and Measuring DNA

    Lab Skills: Cutting and Measuring DNA

    Saturday, October 26, 2019
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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