New York City's Community Biolab

Paint With Bacteria!

One of the cool activities during Genspace's Hot Science for Kids Week April 6-10

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Crime Scene!

On April 9th don't miss this forensic science workshop with FBI Special Agent Sara Wood and colleagues. For kids 12 and over.

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Enquete Gowanus

Just as Craig Venter sailed the seven seas to discover new and useful life forms, the citizen scientists of Genspace have ventured into the wilds of the Gowanus Canal to catalog and study the microrganisms hardy enough to survive in a Superfund site.

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Artist in Residence

Genspace Artist in Residence Program: Paul Vanouse

First in a series of artists invited to develop new works in the Genspace biolab.

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DIY Neuroscience Explorations

Join us for some brain exploration. Discover how your brain and nervous system work by experimenting with the Spikerbox and other DIY bio-interfaces. This is a totally hands-on class, so be prepared to dissect bugs, connect yourself to electrodes and generally have a great time!

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Student Programs

Science competitions, student internships and more!

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Genspace in the News

Biofabricate: Genspace Pop Up Lab...

Genspace wins gold medal at 2014 iGEM competition!...

Genspace co-founder Dr. Ellen Jorgensen gives keynote speech at Maker Faire Rome event....

#ScienceHack: Violacien Factory Design Automation with OpenTrons...

Genspace in China!...

Bacterial Photography: Creating Photosynthetic Images Using Living Microorganisms...

TED Video of Stranger Visions...

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Remember when science was fun?

At Genspace it still is.

Genspace is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting education in molecular biology for both children and adults. We work inside and outside of traditional settings, providing a safe, supportive environment for training and mentoring in biotechnology.

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