Top scientists and thought leaders at the intersection of biology, social science, art, and design frequently present at Genspace. Join us for these unforgettable conversations.

 
 

The Future Will Be Grown: Student Projects from the Biodesign Challenge

june 22, 7pm-9pm 

Join us for the opening of THE FUTURE WILL BE GROWN, an exhibition of student projects from Biodesign Challenge 2017. Finalist teams from the twenty-two universities across the world converged at the Biodesign Challenge Summit at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City on June 22rd + 23rd to showcase their projects and compete for the Glass Microbe. 

 

Second Saturdays: DNA Barcoding

JULY 8, 2pm-4pm

Ever wonder if that fish sandwhich is really all fish, that goats cheese is really goat or what plant species that weed in your yard is? Come find out. Every second Saturday we will open up our lab for DNA Barcoding. Get hands-on lab experience and learn how to read the code of life. BYOS (Bring Your Own Sample). Second Saturdays are connected to Genspace's Brooklyn DNA Barcoding Program- funded by the Richard Lounsbery Foundation.

 

BROOKLYN BARCODES: OPEN NIGHT

JULY 13, 7pm-9pm

Join Genspace for a relaxed night of hands-on science and discussion. Ever wonder if that fish sandwhich is really all fish, that goats cheese is really goat or what plant species that weed in your yard is? Come find out. BYOS (Bring Your Own Sample). Our open nights are connected to Genspace's Brooklyn DNA Barcoding Program- funded by the Richard Lounsbery Foundation.

 

Frankenstein: Annotated for Scientists, Engineers, & Creators of All Kinds

JULY 20, 7pm-9pm

Genspace is proud to welcome David Guston, editor of the newly published Frankenstein: Annotated for Scientists, Engineers, and Creators of All Kinds for a book signing event. In our era of synthetic biology, artificial intelligence, robotics, and climate engineering, this edition of Frankenstein resonates forcefully with readers.

 

Genomics Lecture Series w/ Karen Hogan

JULY 24, 7pm-9pm

Genspace is proud to announce our Brooklyn Barcoding Program. A key component of our new Brooklyn Barcoding Program is a Genomics Lecture and Workshop series, which is intended to introduce audiences to contemporary issues in genomic research. We are excited to welcome Karen Hogan as the second lecturer in the series.

 

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Biotech Futures Talk + Lab Series: Synthetic Biology

MARCH 16, 6:30pm

The Biotech Futures Series explores the implications of and ways in which biology is becoming a data science. Each talk is paired with a 3-4 hour lab workshop to demonstrate how these themes become realized in the lab.

 

Book Release: Designature: The Nature of Signatures in Art and Design

MARCH 31 - 7:00 PM TO 9:00 PM

Professor at University of Pennsylvania and leading biodesigner Orkan Telhan discusses his new book Designature, which explores the ways in which humans make their mark in the designed and natural world.

 

Genomics Lecture Series w/ Christine Marizzi

Genspace is proud to announce our Brooklyn Barcoding Program. A key component of our new Brooklyn Barcoding Program is a Genomics Lecture and Workshop series, which is intended to introduce audiences to contemporary issues in genomic research. We are excited to welcome Christine Marizzi as the first lecturer in the series.