Curious about Biology? Help launch Biocurious, the new biology collaborative lab space where citizen science moves out of the classroom and into the community. Following the successful example of hackerspaces such as Noisebridge, Langdon Labs, Hacker Dojo, and co-working spaces such as the Hub, BioCurious pleased to offer the first Bay Area space dedicated to Non Institutional Biology.
How is this possible? Governments and big business once dominated computing. Today, entrepreneurs and hobbyists play leading roles in developing computing technologies and products, both hardware and software. The tools for serious biological engineering are getting cheaper all the time, but aspiring entrepreneurs lack affordable access to a complete set of lab equipment outside of a university lab or high priced industrial commercial space. Motto: Safety, Education, Innovation.
Eri Gentry graduated with a BA from Yale in 2006, and has since worked as a business analyst for investment firms and startup companies in New York City and Silicon Valley. In 2009, she co-founded Livly to help millions suffering incurable disease and enable others to do the same.
Gentry's mission is to help bring together the brightest minds in every field, who, together, can challenge the world's most dangerous diseases.
Joseph Jackson is a philosopher, social entrepreneur, activist and organizer in the Open Science Movement. He has been studying the political and economic phenomenon of peer to peer, P2P, since encountering Napster in 2001. He advocates for a transition to a decentralized political economy in which abundantly distributed technologies, fully hackable to suit local needs, form the basis for sustainable prosperity.