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Open Insulin is always looking for new volunteers!
How to get started? Join us for own on our monthly New Member Info Session every last Sunday of the month at 10:30 AM.
Next New member meeting: Sunday, July 26th - 10:30 AM PT
Register via Zoom here
If you have an idea how you can help, you can directly stop by one of our working group meeting on Jitsi (https://meet.jit.si/OpenInsulin):
Thursday 6 PM - Business (working on CRM, project management)
Sunday 11:30 AM - Hardware (electronic)
Sunday 1:00 PM - Science wet lab (molecular biology & biochemistry) - experiments are done at Oakland, CA, Santa Clara, CA or Baltimore, MD
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