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DIY Science at #SciBarSpace 2

Brian Mossop introduces Jason Bobe at #SciBarSpace, August 24, 2011
Brian Mossop introduces Jason Bobe at #SciBarSpace, August 24, 2011

Citizen scientist and co-founder of DIYbio.org, Jason Bobe, gave a lively presentation on amateur science initiatives at the 2nd #SciBarSpace event last Wednesday, August 24th, at PLoS’s San Francisco office. Below you’ll find our photo highlights and a recap of the event as archived on Storify by our Community Manager, Brian Mossop.

Many thanks to all those who attended, as well as to Jason Bobe, for helping to make this event a success!

Our second #SciBarSpace event was as well attended as the first, with over 60 guests in attendance
Our second #SciBarSpace event was as well attended as the first, with over 60 guests in attendance
Jason Bobe and Peter Binfield chat at #scibarspace, August 24, 2011
Jason Bobe and Peter Binfield chat at #SciBarSpace, August 24, 2011
Jason Bobe explains his project Bioweathermap.org to the crowd at #SciBarSpace
Jason Bobe explains his project Bioweathermap.org to the crowd at #SciBarSpace
Bobe recounts how he swabbed dollar bills for the Bioweathermap project to track "microbial weatherfronts."
Bobe recounts how he swabbed many dollar bills (including Jonathan Eisen's) for the Bioweathermap project to track "microbial weather fronts"

Read on for highlights of the event by Brian Mossop and the science Twitterati:

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