Melbourne knowledge week
Melbourne Knowledge Week

Coding genes: Do-it-yourself biology

Wednesday 22 May, 11am - 12pm, 12pm - 1pm

Coding genes: Do-it-yourself biology

Consider yourself a backyard scientist? Glowing plants, DNA extraction, coding genes and other captivating genetic experiments await your curiosity in the lab.

This one-hour workshop introduces you to the world of DIY biology – a rapidly growing movement of citizen scientists. Even if you’ve never held a beaker or looked down the lens of a microscope, scientific inspiration is closer than you think. Bringing science to the masses, DIY biology invites you get down to the cellular level and experiment with simple life sciences and genetic engineering.

Coding genes: Do-it-yourself biology

Getting There

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Dates and times

Wed 22 May,
11am — 12pm
12pm — 1pm


Meat Market, 3 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

Auslan interpretation on request, Wheelchair accessible

Getting There


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