The CPG team is heading to SXSW again this year, and we’re bringing some talented friends!

1) Biohacker Meetup (follow on twitter: #biohackers)
More info on the SXSW schedule
I’ll be hosting the first Biohacker Meetup at SXSW. For folks of all disciplines interested in biohacking: Biologists, DIYers, engineers, artists, coders, designers, thinkers, do-ers, and anyone who is bio-curious. Also in attendance will DIYscience advocate and creator Josiah Zayner. Please join us!
Friday, March 7
2:00PM – 3:00PM
SXSW Create
Long Center
701 W Riverside Dr
Event is FREE and open to the public

2) The Indie Science Revolution (follow on twitter: #indiesci)
More info on the SXSW schedule
Dan will be moderating a panel featuring some interesting folks promoting indie science. Come see Dan and Cindy Wu (Experiment, formerly Microryza), Jacob Sciach (Brightwork CoResearch), and Ethan Perlstein (Perlstein Lab) talk about their jump into indie science. From the SXSW website: “An increasing number of brave researchers are venturing out from the ivory towers of academia to pursue their own independent research… We will explore the ins and outs for navigating the path to becoming a successful independent scientist.”
Saturday, March 8
3:30PM – 4:30PM
Omni Downtown
Lone Star
700 San Jacinto
You must have a SXSW interactive, platinum, or gold badge or a day pass in order to attend this event.

3) UT iGEM 2012: Caffeinated coli
(follow on twitter: @UT_iGEM)
More info about SXSW Create
Under the leadership of Jeffery Barrick, PhD and Dennis Mishler PhD,  the UT iGEM team will be conducting their 2012 entry, “Caffenated coli”. In their own words:“Students at UT Austin engineered bacteria that can be used to measure how much buzz is in your cup of joe. Come find out how they did it, test your favorite energy drink, and learn about synthetic biology!”
Follow them on twitter throughout the weekend to keep up with what they are up to: @UT_iGEM
Friday, March 7: 11:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday, March 8: 11:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday, March 9: 11:00am to 6:00pm
Location is City Terrace of the Long Center (701 W. Riverside)
Event is FREE and open to the public

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