Tuesday June 12, 2012
DIS'12 workshop in Newcastle, UK
(DIY)biology: Designing for Open Source Science

9.00-10.30am
Welcome and introductions by organizers. 2-minute presentations by participants including: their background; a biology-related project or area of interest; several topics or questions to be discussed during the workshop.

10.30-11.00
Break

11-12.30 hands-on session I
Infective textiles (led by Anna Dumitriu, assisted by Alex May)
DIY bloodfeeding for bloodsucking insects (led by Rod Dillon)

12.30-2.00
Lunch

2.00-4.00 hands-on session II
Sterile working (led by David Molnar)
Microbial Fuel Cells (led by Hwa Young Jung)

4.00-4.30
Break

4.30-5.30
Bio-brainstorming, synthesis & wrap-up. Report back experiences from hands-on activities. We then collectively brainstorm themes and concepts that emerged from these activities and morning presentations. Identify several core areas and possible avenues for HCI research.