In order to make it easier to work sterile with microbes, we will construct our own sterile hood. During class you will learn more about biological safety and how to purify strains.


Sterile Hood Design

This week we will build the sterile hood. Download the design files here:

Sterile Hood

No Fritzing wiring this time, just connect the fan to the switch and plug.

Bill of Materials

In order to take part in this class you will need the following materials:


  1. Search for previous projects within the Biohack community regarding your biofactory and set up a small reference library on your Github Page.
  2. Start growing your organism in a liquid culture.

Additional reading and hacking

Feeling lazy?

Go ahead and buy a sterile hood: