Draft DIY-bio Code for ethics from European congress

  • Transparency. Emphasize transparency and the sharing of ideas, knowledge, data and results
  • Safety. Adopt safe practices
  • Open Access. Promote citizen science and decentralized access to biotechnology.
  • Education. Help educate the public about biotechnology, its benefits and implication.
  • Modesty. Know, you don’t know everything.
  • Community. Carefully listen to any concerns and questions and respond honestly.
  • Peaceful Purposes. Biotechnology must only be used for peaceful purposes.
  • Respect. Respect humans and all living systems.
  • Responsibility. Recognize the complexity and dynamics of living systems and our responsibility towards them.
  • Accountability. Remain accountable for your actions and for upholding this code.



  • Microscopic Photography
    • The first step is to find a subject, in my case, I want to work with Polycephalum/physarum an allowed sample in the laboratory and with samples that will be brought by my colleagues.
  • Types of photography with a microscope:
  • DIY Microscopy

Electronic Tools

Tool Kit


Chthulucene: Making Kin,