Do-it-yourself biology: challenges and promises for an open science and technology movement

  title={Do-it-yourself biology: challenges and promises for an open science and technology movement},
  author={Thomas E. Landrain and Morgan Meyer and Ariel Martin Perez and Remi Sussan},
  journal={Systems and Synthetic Biology},
The do-it-yourself biology (DIYbio) community is emerging as a movement that fosters open access to resources permitting modern molecular biology, and synthetic biology among others. It promises in particular to be a source of cheaper and simpler solutions for environmental monitoring, personal diagnostic and the use of biomaterials. The successful growth of a global community of DIYbio practitioners will depend largely on enabling safe access to state-of-the-art molecular biology tools and… CONTINUE READING
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