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Build a Cell Workshop #7

Build a Cell Workshop #7 will take place on August 21, 2020, and is hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Since 2017, Build a Cell has organized collaborative working meetings across the United States. Operating on the principle of “rough consensus and running codons”, the meetings are a space to share the forefront of cell-building research, brainstorm new ideas, establish and continue collaborations, and get collaborative work done in person. Build a Cell workshops have an open invitation policy—if you’re interested in the science, engineering, industry, ethics, or any other aspects of cell-building, we would love to see you there.

For more information, please visit the Build a Cell event site

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Courtyard Marriott Gaithersburg Washingtonian Center
204 Boardwalk Place Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878

August 20-22, 2020 from $169/night

Book by July 30, 2020

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*Visitor Access Requirement:

For Non-US Citizens:  Please have your valid passport for photo identification.

For US Permanent Residents: Please have your green card for photo identification.

For US Citizens: Please have your state-issued driver's license. Regarding Real-ID requirements, all states are in compliance or have an extension through October 2020.

NIST also accepts other forms of federally issued identification in lieu of a state-issued driver's license, such as a valid passport, passport card, DOD's Common Access Card (CAC), Veterans ID, Federal Agency HSPD-12 IDs, Military Dependents ID, Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC), and TSA Trusted Traveler ID. 

Created March 5, 2020, Updated March 17, 2020