Eligible UBP teams may register to attend Open Labs after school and on select Saturdays. To be eligible, each UBP team must have an accepted proposal. Each UBP team must also enter collection data on the Barcode Project Sample Database at least one day prior to their first Open Lab. Teams who fail to enter their data cannot attend Open Labs.
Teams must sign up at least one week in advance Open Lab dates. Mentors must be present with their students at all times.
Note that you must be logged in to your DNA Barcoding Project Portal account to register for Open Labs.
Open Lab dates for the 2023-2024 year are:
|Saturday||December 16, 2023||9:30 am – 4:00 pm||DNALC NYC|
|Thursday||January 11, 2024||3:30 pm–6:30 pm||DNALC NYC|
|Saturday||January 20, 2024||9:30 am – 4:00 pm||Harlem DNA Lab|
|Saturday||January 27, 2024||9:30 am – 4:00 pm||Regeneron DNA Learning Center|
|Tuesday||February 6, 2024||3:30 pm–6:30 pm||DNALC NYC|
|Wednesday||February 28, 2024||3:30 pm–6:30 pm||DNALC NYC|
|Saturday||March 9, 2024||9:30 am – 4:00 pm||DNALC NYC|
|Wednesday||March 13, 2024||3:30 pm–6:30 pm||DNALC NYC|
|Saturday||March 23, 2024||9:30 am – 4:00 pm||Harlem DNA Lab|
|Saturday||March 30, 2024||9:30 am – 4:00 pm||Regeneron DNA Learning Center|
|Saturday||April 6, 2024||9:30 am – 4:00 pm||DNALC NYC|
|Thursday||April 11, 2024||3:30 pm–6:30 pm||DNALC NYC|
|Wednesday||April 17, 2024||3:30 pm–6:30 pm||DNALC NYC|
|Saturday||May 4, 2024||9:30 am – 4:00 pm||DNALC NYC|
DNALC NYC at City Tech, 62 Tillary Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201
(Corner of Tillary and Adams Streets) [Get directions]
Harlem DNA Lab, 2351 First Avenue at 120th Street, East Harlem, New York 10035 [Get directions]
Regeneron DNA Learning Center, 1 Rockwood Road, Sleepy Hollow, New York 10591 [Get directions]
Footlocker Kits from the DNALC NYC at City Tech support in-school implementation of Urban Barcode Project labs. Teachers or mentors must submit an online request from their DNA Barcoding Project Portal account in order to pick-up the footlocker kit.
Two types of kits are available for loan: