Building with Biology Blog

BosLab hosts first Building with Biology event in Somerville, Massachusetts

BosLab

Boston Open Science Laboratory (BosLab) is a community lab located in Somerville, Massachusetts dedicated to science outreach and offers educational seminars, workshops, and hands-on molecular biology classes for the public. In September 2016, we held two Building with Biology events: a hands-on activity and public forum event. As a community lab, we were excited to join universities, museums, and other educational organizations nationwide in this public engagement project focused on synthetic biology.

Building with Biology at The Ohio State University: Partnering with Community Organizations to Engage the Public in Science Learning

The Center for Applied Plant Sciences (CAPS) and the Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center (ABRC) at The Ohio State University (OSU) used the Building with Biology kit as an opportunity to engage in public outreach while building community partnerships. CAPS and ABRC have been exploring partnership opportunities with COSI, the science center in Columbus, Ohio, for the past few years.

Partner Highlight: Building with Biology Within the Teen Science Café Network - Exploring the Cool and the Scary

Teen Science Cafe Network

During the 2016 Teen Science Café Network annual workshop, 41 adult mentors of teen science café programs participated in a science café to introduce them to the field of synthetic biology and provide them with rich resources that can be used in a science café explicitly for teens.

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