#DIYbio             in 2011    Brian Degger     PhD biotechnology    @drbrian http://transitlab.org                     
Why #DIYbio    ●   Exploration outside the lab    ●   Different motivations    ●   Different science                      ...
Expanded idea of a lab    ●   Kitchens    ●   Bathrooms    ●   Garage gallery    ●   Arts spaces                          
How and What?    ●   Easier collaboration        ●   Webs, wikis, community labs    ●   Cheap electronics        ●   micro...
Open Source Tools    ●   Open Thermal Cyclers        ●   Openpcr.org        ●   Lavaamp    ●   Gel Box + transilluminator ...
Wishlist    ●   Affordable spectrophotometer        (uv/vis)        ●   DNA/RNA/Protein/ bacterial growth            curve...
Consumables    ●   Enzymes    ●   Polymerase        ●   Taq and early proofreading Ps out of            patent    ●   DNTP...
Science as commodity    ●   Sequencing    ●   Gene synthesis                          
Low cost hacks    ●   Incubators from lamps and fans    ●   Pressure cooker sterilization    ●   Home cooked media        ...
Community    ●   #DIYBio.org        ●   Email lists            –   Local lists    ●   Community labs        ●   Manchester...
Community experiments    ●   Meat identity    ●   Microbe surveys    ●   Glowing bacteria    ●   Bioplastic               ...
Events    ●   DIYbio codes event Europe and America        ●   development of a draft DIYbio code that            may serv...
Scholarship    ●   Human practice        ●   DIYbio is part of:            –   maker/hacker culture            –   Peer2pe...
Questions    ●   Should science be done outside the research ?    ●   What type?    ●   What safety issues?    ●   What re...
Thanks    ●   @drbrian on twitter        blog at http://transitlab.org                                  
     
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Why 2011 will be the year that DIYBio takes off

  1. 1. #DIYbio in 2011 Brian Degger  PhD biotechnology @drbrian http://transitlab.org   
  2. 2. Why #DIYbio ● Exploration outside the lab ● Different motivations ● Different science   
  3. 3. Expanded idea of a lab ● Kitchens ● Bathrooms ● Garage gallery ● Arts spaces   
  4. 4. How and What? ● Easier collaboration ● Webs, wikis, community labs ● Cheap electronics ● microcontrollers ● Commodity products ● Hepa/air filter   
  5. 5. Open Source Tools ● Open Thermal Cyclers ● Openpcr.org ● Lavaamp ● Gel Box + transilluminator ● Pearl (http://www.pearlbiotech.com/)   
  6. 6. Wishlist ● Affordable spectrophotometer (uv/vis) ● DNA/RNA/Protein/ bacterial growth curves   
  7. 7. Consumables ● Enzymes ● Polymerase ● Taq and early proofreading Ps out of patent ● DNTPS   
  8. 8. Science as commodity ● Sequencing ● Gene synthesis   
  9. 9. Low cost hacks ● Incubators from lamps and fans ● Pressure cooker sterilization ● Home cooked media   
  10. 10. Community ● #DIYBio.org ● Email lists – Local lists ● Community labs ● Manchester Madlab, London Hackerspace, Genspace, Biocurious   
  11. 11. Community experiments ● Meat identity ● Microbe surveys ● Glowing bacteria ● Bioplastic   
  12. 12. Events ● DIYbio codes event Europe and America ● development of a draft DIYbio code that may serve as a framework for helping us achieve a vibrant, productive and safe global community of DIYbio practitioners, regional groups, and community labs.   
  13. 13. Scholarship ● Human practice ● DIYbio is part of: – maker/hacker culture – Peer2peer production   
  14. 14. Questions ● Should science be done outside the research ? ● What type? ● What safety issues? ● What regulatory issues?   
  15. 15. Thanks ● @drbrian on twitter blog at http://transitlab.org   
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