Newsletter for March 13th, 2016

See you at our Open House this Saturday!
Saturday, March 19th from 10 AM to 2 PM. 

We are all stocked up with donations from UCSF, Genentech and many others. We will have some more monitors and a select amount of larger equipment. Those that want to help with this Friday’s Genentech delivery, Depot set-up or Open House volunteering please click here–> VOLUNTEER.  Don’t forget to bring your teacher ID’s or other similar document.

See you soon!


Daniel O. Michael
Bio-Link Depot
Cell: 415-335-2263

We are stocked up!

We are stocked up with great donations from UCSF, Genentech and others. Ready for the March 19th Open House. Good news — We will have partly sunny weather with no rain! Special thanks to: Duane, Tony and Innokenti. Also, thanks to Serina and Crystal organizing Pipette Land, Jeff (and his crew) at USF for helping with UCSF donations, Joe for a major truck delivery and a pre-thanks to the CCSF volunteers for this Thursday’s lab clean-up.

Something Fishy?Fish DNA ID

The BioCurious team, long-time supporters of the Depot, are conducting The Fish DNA Barcoding Class on
Saturday, April 9, 2016. In this workshop, you will find out the species of a fish sample based on its DNA sequence by bringing in an uncooked fish sample from your market. You will investigate of your local area to see if marketplace substitution (or something fishy) is happening. Sign up here–> Something Fishy?

UCSF Offfice of Sustainability
UCSF Writes Depot Article

The UCSF Office of Sustainability has written a great article on the Depot and it’s progress towards zero waste. Thanks goes out to Deborah Fleischer who took the time to interview us and for putting the word out with the larger UCSF community. And in case you did not catch the KPIX news story about the Depot, you can click on this link–>KPIX News story.

Thanks, Latham & Watkins!

Thanks to Latham & Watkins for helping Bio-Link Depot, Inc. to become its own non-profit! We  just received our letter from the IRS and they have determined we are exempt from federal tax as a 501c3 (public charity). This opens the Depot up for additional grants, contracts and direct cash donations.