Genspace is the world’s first community lab—a place where anyone can learn and work on biotechnology. Since 2009, we have served the greater New York area by providing STEM educational outreach, classes for adults, cultural events, and a platform for science innovation at the grassroots level.


take a class

Genspace instructors come from top institutions around the New York City area to teach advanced biology in an easy-to-understand, hands-on way.

join our lab

At Genspace, anyone can work in our biolab on their own project. Receive 24/7 access to our facility, equipment, and basic lab training from our staff.


To meet the STEM education needs of NYC's students we provide extramural learning opportunities like internships, teacher training, and lab resources.