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Dec 10, 2017, 7:19 PM
This post is a brief run down of the key speakers at the University of Cambridge School of Technology Public Engagement Masterclass organised by Ljiljana Fruk and held at the Department of Engineering on Monday 4th of December 2017, which included an introduction to Biomakespace presentation.
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Dec 10, 2017, 6:16 PM
We have three events during the upcoming Science Festival in March 2018 and we're looking for volunteers to help out! Find out more and sign up here.
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Dec 10, 2017, 6:08 PM
Lab equipment and chemistry has made its way into the kitchen - with water baths, centrifuges, freeze dryers, 3D printers and more now involved in gastronomic creations. During the December Science Makers session, over 25 members of Biomakespace, the SynBio SRI, Cambridge Makespace and interested members of the public heard about some of the techniques of 'molecular gastronomy' and tried them out!
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Dec 10, 2017, 6:01 PM
The Cambridge University Synthetic Biology Student Society are running a student-led project 2017-18 and hey had their first lab session this month which represented the launch of the first collaborative project at Biomakespace! Over 10 students attended to start preparing DNA that will eventually be used to create 'bacterial photography'.
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Dec 10, 2017, 5:54 PM
Our Director Jenny Molloy has appeared on BBC Radio 4's 'Inside Science' following the publication of a bioengineering horizon scanning exercise which highlighted increasing democratisation of synthetic biology!
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May 4, 2017, 1:59 AM
We are launching Tuesday night meetings (19:00-21:00) starting next week to have a meeting where we can focus solely on enjoying ourselves with planning for fun projects, sharing skills and having talks.
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May 4, 2017, 1:36 AM
Biomakespace volunteers introduced visitors to the Plant and Life Sciences Marquee on Downing Site to low-cost lab equipment and electrophysiology with our 'Mighty Muscles' activity.
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Mar 9, 2017, 8:24 PM
You can find the Biomakers at three events during the Science Festival Come and say hi, find out about our plans and how to become a member.
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Jan 22, 2017, 3:49 PM
We spent Saturday afternoon fixing up the donated Nikon Diaphot 200 inverted microscope - many thanks to Alex Sossik and Ed Allgeyer for their help getting another part of our imaging facility up and running.
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Jul 30, 2016, 7:54 PM
We have some very exciting upcoming plans to discuss in this post, including access to the space, our long-term pricing structure and our first call for founder members.