DIYbio.org is an organization dedicated to making biology an accessible pursuit for citizen scientists, amateur biologists and biological engineers who value openness and safety. This will require mechanisms for amateurs to increase their knowledge and skills, access to a community of experts, the development of a code of ethics, responsible oversight, and leadership on issues that are unique to doing biology outside of traditional professional settings.The NYT recently published an article about the movement.
January 20, 2012
DIYbio: Making scientific breakthroughs at home
DIYBio.org, an online hub for sharing ideas—and the site has grown to more than 2,000 members since its inception. From the website: