We believe that innovations in biology should be
accessible, affordable, and open to everyone.

We’re building a community biology lab for
amateurs, inventors, entrepreneurs,
and anyone who wants to
experiment with friends.


Welcome to BioCurious


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BioCurious Community Lab

Opened in Sunnyvale, CA; Fall 2011!


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Our successful Kickstarter campaign (http://biocurious.org/kickstarter) brought together volunteers and other biology enthusiasts eager to create a community lab, and they helped us raise over $35,000.

We are a 2500 sq. ft. facility in the heart of Silicon Valley.  Come join us and see the next big thing to start in a Silicon Valley garage.


BioCurious is…

a complete working laboratory and technical library
for entrepreneurs to cheaply access
equipment, materials, and co-working space
a training center for biotechniques, with an emphasis on safety
a meeting place for citizen scientists, hobbyists,
activists, and students



Science is all around us. Many find a love for it at an early age, but few continue to learn after leaving educational institutions. For those who continue to seek to know, there is BioCurious. Curious about biology? Come to a meetup to find other like-minded folk!

BioCurious is a completely volunteer run non-profit organization. We serve the community by providing lab space and classes to members and the community.

There are plenty of ways to get involved:

become a member

teach a class

take a class

donate your time, money

change the world



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BioCurious? Experiment with Friends!

Recent Meetups

  • 4 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Bioprinter Community Project Night

    9 Biocurians

    Come join our ongoing BioPrinter community project! Did you know you can print live cells from an inkjet printer? Companies like Organovo are developing ways to 3D print... Learn more
  • 5 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Building a Microscope

    9 Biocurians

    Join us in a multi week hack-a-thon to build BioCurious a fluorescing microscope.  The group will be meeting on Wednesday nights, and we expect the project to take 4 or... Learn more
  • 6 days ago · 7:30 PM

    Biochem for Newbies

    5 Biocurians

    This course is for all of us who have not formally been introduced or it has been a long time since we studied biochemistry. With all the excitement of synthetic biology... Learn more
  • March 21 · 2:00 PM

    Quantum Biology - Community Project

    8 Biocurians

    This is a new community project to investigate and learn about Quantum Biology. What is Quantum Biology? It refers to applications of quantum mechanics to biological... Learn more
  • March 21 · 11:00 AM

    iGEM 2015 Team Meeting

    12 Biocurians

    First team meeting for iGEM Bay Area DIY Bio 2015 team. iGEM is the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition(www.igem.org), which is in its 11th year.  ... Learn more
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