MilieuxMake: Do-it-together Incubator Building

Do-it-together Incubator Workshop is a chance to learn how to hack electronic components from disused PCs and muck them together with other new components to build functional incubators for bacterial culture! In the 3 hour session we will work in teams to design and build 3 separate incubators for use in the lab. All materials…

Science Odyssey: What’s Really in Your Yogurt? workshop

A hands-on workshop with Maya Hey at Milieux Institute for Art, Science and Technology for youth aged 10 and up. May 14, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. This free workshop for participants aged 10 and up demystified the laboratory sciences by working directly with microbes from everyday, store-bought comestibles such as yogurt and kombucha….

Bacterial Painting workshop with Nurit Bar-Shai

  In this 2-part workshop, we will explore the use of live microbes as bio-regenerative paint and combine traditional and DIY laboratory techniques with painting and printmaking techniques. Participants to this workshop will be able to grow living designs and drawings using harmless bacteria, including bacteria with natural- pigments as well as genetically-engineered bacteria with…

Your First GMO: DIY CRISPR with Kevin Chen

Have you ever wondered what genetic engineering is? What is CRISPR and all the hype about that? How close are we to the future in which genetic engineering is used to bring back extinct species, extend human life or eradicating genetic diseases? In this workshop, we’ll cover the basics of the science, art and impact…

Immortality workshop with Marta de Menezes

Workshop: “Immortality” Led by visiting international guest artist Marta de Menezes Sponsored by Milieux and Fluxmedia Time:  9:30am-5pm Date: Wednesday  February 17, 2016 Location: Institute Resource room  EV 11.715 Afternoon: EV. 10.835 The generation and use of immortal cell lines have become common practice in scientific laboratories, although the definition of “immortality” used in such…