A community buildingsoftware for science

A Calendar full of events!

Bits in Bio hosts regular meetups, hackathons, Q&As, and more! Some events are online-only, while others are in person. Make sure to add our calendar to be kept up to date on the latest happenings in the community.

"The only community today with the imminent vibes of the Homebrew Computer Club is Bits in Bio."

Brandon White

"Worth the 7 hour drive."

— Bits in Bio meetup attendee

*Note: Event times are in Pacific Time

Who you are:

You write code in Biotech

Developers who have DNA in their DNA

You write code, but not in Biotech

Biocurious coders who are eager to learn

You work at the bench, but are excited by software

The nervous system doesn't make you nervous

Get Involved

We need your help!

We have a great group of people from a range of backgrounds who all share a common interest in using software to push forward science. Here's what our community needs to grow.

City Captains

Organize meetups and events in your city.

Web Development

Help with this website!

Graphic Design

Produce graphics for website/events

Channel Moderation

Ensure discussions remain respectful and on topic, spark discussions with questions/articles.

Job Board Curator

Remove old jobs and update the document with new jobs

Education Materials Creator

Write blog posts and tutorials, produce videos on relevant topics

Hackathon Organizer

help organize a hackathon in your city or virtually.
People working on laptops

Community Stats

Learn about who we are and what we've accomplished

Bits in Bio has been around for less than a year, but we’ve already seen an amazing community form. Whether you’re already at the intersection of software and biotech or want to learn more about how these two fields interact, Bits in Bio is the place for you. Join us on Slack, watch an educational video, or come to a meetup!

2.5K+Members collaborating and sharing their knowledge

8+cities that host meetups, hackathons, and get-togethers

10+Q&As with industry leaders where you can ask them anything.

1great community waiting for you to join.