New York City's Community Biolab

DIY Neuroscience Explorations

Use a Backyard Brains Spikerbox to explore the brain and nervous system!

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iGEM Boot Camp for High School Students

June 22-25 intensive hands-on lab in synthetic biology and BioBricks. Register NOW

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Enquete Gowanus

Just as Craig Venter sailed the seven seas to discover new and useful life forms, the citizen scientists of Genspace have ventured into the wilds of the Gowanus Canal to catalog and study the microrganisms hardy enough to survive in a Superfund site.

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Sleights of Mind: The Neuroscience of Magic Reveals Everyday Deceptions

A neuroscientist and a magician walk into a bar... come see what happens when Dr. Susana Martinez-Conde and Dr. Stephen L. Macknik take you on a journey through your mind.

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Backyard Brains Neural Interface Workshop

Dr. Greg Gage returns to Genspace! Don't miss this amazing workshop on May 31st.

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Student Programs

Science competitions, student internships and more!

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Genspace in the News

Biofabricate: Genspace Pop Up Lab...

Genspace wins gold medal at 2014 iGEM competition!...

Genspace co-founder Dr. Ellen Jorgensen gives keynote speech at Maker Faire Rome event....

#ScienceHack: Violacien Factory Design Automation with OpenTrons...

Genspace in China!...

Bacterial Photography: Creating Photosynthetic Images Using Living Microorganisms...

TED Video of Stranger Visions...

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Remember when science was fun?

At Genspace it still is.

Genspace is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting education in molecular biology for both children and adults. We work inside and outside of traditional settings, providing a safe, supportive environment for training and mentoring in biotechnology.

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