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Register for an Agar Art Workshop Near You

Sign up for an Agar Art workshop hosted by one of our partners and create a microbial masterpiece to enter into the 2021 ASM Agar Art Contest. Workshops are open to the public, no experience necessary! For more information, including the registration link, double click on an event listing in the calendar below.

Previous Partner Organizations (2017-2019)

BioHub Israel (BioHub IL) is a non-profit group with a common vision: Safe practice in biology should be available to everyone. Everyone? Yes, to everyone! The group appeals to anyone who wants a practical experience in biology, whether it is for study, hobby or an idea for a product. You are invited to follow our activities and join us for our monthly meetings! (Years participated- 2017)

Counter Culture Labs is a community of scientists, tinkerers, biotech professionals, hackers, and citizen scientists who have banded together to create an open community lab—a microbiology lab built in the spirit of 'hacker spaces' and 'maker spaces,' supported by the community it serves to educate. (Years participated- 2018, 2019)

Denver Biolabs is a community of interdisciplinary individuals—biologists, engineers, artists, computer scientists, enthusiasts and entrepreneurs—working together to learn about new technologies, share expertise, and create solutions to pressing problems. (Years participated- 2018)

In 1988, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory established the DNA Learning Center (DNALC) as the world’s first science center devoted entirely to public genetics education, operating seven teaching laboratories in Cold Spring Harbor, Lake Success, Manhattan, and Brooklyn. The DNALC popularized several methods for delivering genetics instruction, including: student laboratory field trips and summer camps, educator workshops, biotechnology kits, laboratory textbooks, equipment sharing consortia, student DNA sequencing, educational interfaces to bioinformatics tools, and multimedia learning materials for biology education. (Years participated- 2017, 2018, 2019)

FamiLAB is Central Florida’s provider of space, tools, and community for creative technical learning and projects. FamiLAB’s mission is to be a community that fosters learning and creativity through hands-on projects, collaboration, and the sharing of skills & tools to improve ourselves and enrich the world around us. (Years participated- 2018)

The mission of TheLab is to make science accessible to people of all ages and educational backgrounds. We do this by providing laboratory equipment and workspace, resources which are typically out of the reach of the amateur, to anyone passionate about learning. (Years participated- 2017, 2018)

Microbiology Club, Department of Biological Sciences, NC State University- From Microbes to Dinos, the Department of Biological Sciences at NC State University focuses on interdisciplinary education and diverse research opportunities to explore some of the most pressing scientific issues facing our world. (Years participated- 2019)

Ohlone College is a California Community College with university transfer programs, career/job skills training, and more. Campuses in Fremont, Newark, and online. (Years participated- 2019)

Open BioLab Brussels—Start your experiments at the Open BioLab located in Brussels! Open for everyone with an interest in biosciences and biotechnology. (Years participated- 2019)

Peshawar 2.0 is a non-profit social enterprise that works at the intersection of technology, design and art and aims to engineer and foster the innovation and startup ecosystem in the City of Peshawar, Pakistan. (Years participated- 2019)

RAIN Incubator is a Tacoma, Washington-based 501(c)3 nonprofit life science incubator growing local companies, talent, and jobs in biotech. We are the collaborative, boundary-crossing environment that serves to spark creativity and help innovators overcome the challenges they face by providing direct access to the people and resources needed to succeed. (Years participated- 2019)

RiiDL Foundation (Bioriidl) is a Do-It-Yourself biology lab or a community bio lab and a business incubator for lifesciences startups in Mumbai, India. (Years participated- 2019)

The School of Visual Arts: Bio Art Lab is a BSL-1 laboratory that enables artists working with biotechnology and the natural sciences. While the facilities are primarily utilized as a studio space for producing art, we also collaborate on more rigorous research and design projects that harness the intersecting resources. Our curriculum relies on project-based learning, as we work backward to lay the technical groundwork and conduct understanding through visual and visceral applications. (Years participated- 2019)

 

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