About Biologigaragen

Organizational Structure

Biologigaragen is an association by danish law. with a membership and a general assembly, which is the highest authority of the association. The assembly elects a board to assume responsibility for the daily administration of the association. Members are also invited to join monthly meetings that constitute the de facto decision making regarding day-to-day stuff.  We also have information on a few wiki pages. Read Biologigaragens Bylaws.

Values

Code of 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 implications.

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.

Keeping Good Vibes in the Lab

We understand that trying to build a new community for undertaking DIY biology can be both exciting and tumultuous, and that bringing together a variety of biohackers and citizen scientists in an open setting can sometimes lead to misunderstandings and even personal conflicts. We therefore ask members of biologigaragen to treat each other and those who visit the lab with respect, and to be open and understanding with your fellow biohackers and visitors. Read more here