What we're about

DIYbioATL is a community group for anyone interested in Do-it-Yourself biology/biohacking in the Atlanta area and beyond. We meet to perform experiments, discuss the latest science, and share our work with the community. No background or formal training needed!

For more discussion, please check out and join the Slack channel over at diybioatl.slack.com and the Google Group at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/diybioatl .

We are an affiliate group of Decatur Makers. To learn more, search "Decatur Makers" on Meetup or head over to our website at decaturmakers.org.

Upcoming events (5+)

DM Community Lab Safety Orientation

Decatur Makers

Want to use the Community Lab at Decatur Makers? Then join us for this one-time lab safety orientation. Offered on the second Wednesday of each month right before Open Build Night, this short orientation will show you how to safely work in the lab. After receiving this training you will be be granted key access for using the lab whenever you want. THIS TRAINING IS REQUIRED FOR ANY MEMBER WISHING TO USE THE LAB INDEPENDENTLY.

DIYbio 101: Basics of Light Microscopy

Decatur Makers

$10.00

Want to use the DM Community Lab but don't know where to start? Don't worry, we have you covered! We're rolling out a new series of 101s aimed at equipping you with all the skills you need to conduct your own experiments. This month we'll take a closer look at the microscopic world. You'll learn how to use our compound light microscope, how to prepare slides of various types of samples, and some common staining techniques. Ages: 16 years old* - adult Max number of students in the class: 6 Cost: = $10 for non-members of Decatur Makers (for more info and to join, click here (https://decaturmakers.org/membership/)) = FREE for members of Decatur Makers (please pay here, and you will be reimbursed after the class if you attend. No-shows won't be reimbursed unless they change their RSVPs to Not Going at least 2 days beforehand)

DM Community Lab Safety Orientation

Decatur Makers

Want to use the Community Lab at Decatur Makers? Then join us for this one-time lab safety orientation. Offered on the second Wednesday of each month right before Open Build Night, this short orientation will show you how to safely work in the lab. After receiving this training you will be be granted key access for using the lab whenever you want. THIS TRAINING IS REQUIRED FOR ANY MEMBER WISHING TO USE THE LAB INDEPENDENTLY.

Yeastogram Ornaments

Decatur Makers

More information coming soon!

Past events (1)

DM Community Lab Safety Orientation

Decatur Makers

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