Coalesce generally accepts 4–6 residents per academic year.  Residents have access to dedicated laboratory space and equipment, the opportunity to form mentorships with UB faculty in the life sciences, and are provided the creative space and technical support to study genomic and microbiomic concepts.


Heather Dewey-Hagborg, T3511

Mick Lorusso and Joel Ong, Umwelt Microbiana

Moira Williams, Fermented Freedom

Rian Hammond, Open Source Gendercodes

Sabrina Merayo Nuñez, Humans as a trees

Günes-Hélène Isitan, Spill Your Guts


Nicole Clouston, "Soil"

Heather Dewey-Hagborg, “SELL/BIO”

Kathy High, "Gut Love"

Timo Menke, Radical Human-Plant Donation

Byron Rich and Mary Tsang, "Open Source Estrogen"

Lucie Strecker and Klaus Spiess, Metabolic Currencies


Gary Nickard, “Miller/Urey Redux”

Zbigniew Oksiuta, “New Soil - New Building Material”

Paul Vanouse, “Labor”