SummerLab 2013 application opens

November 12th, 2012

The dates have been announced and we have opened applications for SummerLab 2013! For more information, check out

New curriculum online!

May 22nd, 2012

CityLab has developed a curriculum on alcohol education- especially targeted toward high school students. This four-part curriculum is a laboratory based approach to understanding alcohol’s effects on the human body.

The entire curriculum, along with supplemental materials is now available for teachers, students and parents online at

If you are a teacher looking to schedule with CityLab, and you are interested in doing one of these labs, give us a call to find out how we can work with you!

New technique developed at CityLab

May 11th, 2012

Our scholars this week tested a new protein purification technique for GFP- check out how successful it was at!

Summer Opportunity for Middle School students!

April 12th, 2012

Bridgewater State Univeristy’s CityLab offers a week-long, daytime biotechnology outreach program for middle school students called Whale of a Mystery.  Students entering grades 6-9 in the fall are eligible to apply.

For more information on the program, click here!

MobileLab in the News

March 26th, 2012

After a recent visit to Dartmouth High School, the MobileLab made the local paper! Check it out.

Save the date for Scheduling

March 19th, 2012


Bring your class to CityLab next year! Or we can come to you on our MobileLab.

Save the date to schedule your fieldtrip:

Monday, May 14, 2012

Call us from 8am-4pm

(617) 638-6495


(617) 638-5688


For more information, click here.

Visit from Malden YMCA

March 5th, 2012

Strawberry DNAOn February 23rd, while most students were taking a break from the books during school vacation, CityLab was visited by a group of elementary school students from the Malden YMCA. We had a fantastic time with the group extracting strawberry DNA. They learned what DNA is, where it come s from,  and how DNA makes each of us unique.

SummerLab applications available

November 30th, 2011

Applications for 2012 SummerLab are now available at here. Hurry while there’s still space!

Opportunity for CityLab Scholars

November 10th, 2011

Calling all CityLab Scholars! Join us at CityLab on December 9th for an informational session about current research in nanotechnology for cancer. It will be a great opportunity to get to meet and talk with BU scientists that are working in this field.  Click here for more information. Please note that space is limited, so sign up early!

Join us on Facebook!

November 9th, 2011

CityLab is now on Facebook! “Like” our page for up-to-date information on exciting opportunities and happenings at CityLab. Click here!

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