Pittsburgh’s first and only community life sciences laboratory.

OUR MISSION


A hands-on laboratory where inquisitive minds and science-enthusiasts can explore the life sciences! The Citizen Science Lab is open to everyone—from middle and high school students, to parents and educators, to undergraduate and graduate students, to professionals and DIY scientists. We invite the citizens of Pittsburgh to observe, experiment and analyze through discovery-based learning and STEAM education.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

HANDS-ON LEARNING

Recognizing the need to encourage STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) education, Duquesne University and Urban Innovation21 have come together to combine hands-on learning, community outreach and economic development in the Pittsburgh region, a leader in biomedical research and medical innovation.

Our goal is to engage and promote the limitless opportunities that the life sciences offer to the betterment of our community.


OUR PARTNERS

Educator Resources

Educator Resources

Classroom ideas, field trips and continuing education.

Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Reserve our lab for your child’s next birthday!

Drug Design Intensive

Drug Design Intensive

The project is designed to expose Hill District high school students to the process of drug design and computational modeling of proteins.

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