Erik Hasenkopf

Location:

Portland, OR

Member since:

March 8, 2013

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Introduction

Hello! My name is Erik. I have a B.S. in Biology from Portland State University. My passions reside in all things biology and I would like to make biology available to a wider audience. I see biology as a keystone tool of future technology.

What do you hope to get from this Meetup group?

I would like to organize a group of DIYBio enthusiasts to 1) discuss all/any aspects of DIYBio, 2) develop projects, and 3) setup Portland's first community DIYbio lab and hackerspace. I hope to learn more about bioengineering, sythentic biology, programming, and most importantly, your ideas!

What skills/knowledge can you offer, if any?

My background is in ecology, biology, and geology. I am brushing up on DNA/microbiology (I have some lab experience) and teaching myself how to code using Python. I am diligent, curious, and looking to benefit our community through biology.

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  • Richard Temple

    portLAB

    There is free food at the silo tonight, a BBQ thing that one of my coworkers is hosting, food will be ready at 7pm, bring a friend or a group if your available.

    Aug 28, 2013 6:24 PM
  • Solomon Kinard

    Fun in Hillsboro, Startups, and Technology!

    Hi Erik, Welcome to the Fun, Startup, and Technology group! Please feel free to suggest events. =)

    Jun 22, 2013 1:59 PM
  • Sarah Green

    Hello, Erik! Thanks for the welcome message. I hope to see you all at an event soon.

    Apr 01, 2013 8:30 PM
  • Maximilian Paradiz

    Thank you for setting up this group! It was great meeting you and the rest of the group yesterday. Hope to be back soon!

    Mar 30, 2013 12:05 AM
  • Nathan McCorkle

    I didn't realize it was Thursday until 9 or 10PM last night! Too into a coding project this week...

    Mar 29, 2013 10:09 PM
  • Michael Yamashita

    Congrats on starting up DIYBio PDX! Your progress is stunning; Portland is a truly wonderful and exciting city to be in. I'm sure that it will be a stunning success. Thank you for your invitation! I look forward to meeting you and everyone. As well, let me extend an invitation to you and your group to visit us up in Vancouver.

    Mar 29, 2013 7:45 AM
  • Jason Max

    Hey Erik,

    I totally recognize you from around PSU, but I wasn't sitting on the esplinade today. Not sure who that was? Anyway, it appears that you were part of putting this group together--thank­s. I'm going to try to make it Thursday, pending child care.

    Mar 25, 2013 7:48 PM
  • Randall A. Gordon

    Howdy! Can't wait to see what folks are up to! :)

    Mar 16, 2013 1:55 PM

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