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Remember when science was fun? At Genspace it still is.
is a 501(c)3 community organization dedicated to promoting science
literacy at the grassroots level, particularly in the new DNA-based
technologies of synthetic biology, genomics and genetic engineering. We
work outside of traditional settings, serving both adults and students and providing a safe supportive
environment for hands-on exploration of biotechnology by the general
We have classes, workshops and lectures for adults and students. Check out our Events page for details.
Become a Lab Member and work on a group project, or start on of your own. Genspace is a friendly, supportive community. If you are new to science, our Ph.D.-level mentors are here to help you brainstorm your project ideas.
Join us and help keep citizen science alive in New York! Membership levels from $10 to $5000 with a range of cool thank-you gifts. Supporting members get invited to exclusive events such as special Genspace talks, workshops and conferences.
Have some extra time? Have a skill? Volunteer to help with events such as PCR & Pizza Night or outreach events. Teach a class, mentor a student. Or help with office work, legal matters, or bookkeeping.
Want to make a donation of money, supplies or equipment? It's tax-deductible!