What we're about
Denver Biolabs is an open discussion and work group of individuals interested in the emerging DIYbio culture in the Denver/Boulder area. We are interested in building a community that facilitates open education, collaboration, and research and development of technologies exploring various aspects of Synthetic Biology, Bioinformatics, Biomimicry, Biotechnology, Bio-Inspired Design, DIYBio, Biohacking, Bioprinting, and other bio-related topics.
In our initial meetings we will discuss directions for the group including collaborations, projects, readings, and the development of wet lab experiments. The meetup is open to anyone wanting to learn more about biology and how to work with biological materials in a creative and fun environment.
Members should be motivated self-starters with a strong interest in DIY-Bio, creating, innovating, and learning from others. Members don't need a specific skill set or background to participate, and different perspectives and contributions are highly valued.
This group will have a "bias toward action" and members will be developing and doing a lot of hands-on activities, gaining skills (machining, 3D printing, programming, etc.), learning from and working with other group members, and having fun.
Denver Biolabs meetups will include a mixture of hands-on projects, invited speakers/experts in a related field of study, and skill-centered workshops. Members will help shape the typical activities of the meetups and build the culture of this community here in Denver/Boulder.