1-year labiversary!

We successfully passed the 1st year of existence without blowing up anything (major) or running into deep dead ends (that we know of). This calls for celebration by way of showcasing a group shot from our recent lab retreat!

Also, here is a fishy video recently taken in India. Go zebrafish!

 

 

Openspritzer paper out in Nat Sci Rep.

Chris’ paper on OpenSpritzer, a DIY Picospritzer is out at Nature Scientific Reports. We are particularly chuffed about this one as it’s the 1st non-review/dispatch type article coming entirely out of the new lab. Well done Chris and our delightful co-authors from UCT, South Africa!
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Forman CJ§, Tomes H, Mbobo B, Burman, RJ, Jacobs M, Baden T§, Raimondo JV§. Openspritzer: an open hardware pressure ejection system for reliably delivering picolitre volumes. Nat Sci Rep.  7:2188. (bioRxiv version). pdf.

Open Labware Symposium accepted for FENS 2018

We are delighted to run a FENS workshop/symposium on Open Labware at the upcoming FENS 2018 conference in Berlin (July 2018).

3D print your own lab equipment: Open Hardware, Education and Global Research Capacity building

We will present an overview of today’s possibilities to cheaply and efficiently build state-of-the-art research equipment using only 3D printed parts, microcontrollers and off-the-shelf electronic sensors and actuators. Moreover, we will present use cases of these types of developments in research, education and global capacity building, with examples taken from the Western and Central Europe as well as sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.

Greg Gage – co-founder of Backyard Brains and TED senior fellow.

Ivana Gadjanski – University of Belgrade, TED Fellow and co-founder of Pubsonic

Lucia Prieto Godino – University of Lausanne / The Crick Institute, London and co-founder of TReND in Africa

Andre Maia Chagas – University of Tuebingen, TReND in Africa and founder of OpeNeuroscience.com

(Chair: Tom Baden)

 

 

Openspritzer paper accepted @Nature Scientific Reports

Chris’ paper on OpenSpritzer, a DIY Picospritzer is now in press at Nature Scientific Reports. We are particularly chuffed about this one as it’s the 1st non-review/dispatch type article coming entirely out of the new lab. Well done Chris and our delightful co-authors from UCT, South Africa!
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While the paper in press, you can get the sneak preview on the version deposited on bioRxiv:
Forman CJ§, Tomes H, Mbobo B, Baden T§, Raimondo JV§. Openspritzer: an open hardware pressure ejection system for reliably delivering picolitre volumes. bioRxiv; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/093633. direct