Much respect to these hackers—Open source insulin would be awesome. I hope they meet their crowdfunding goal!
[T]he biohackers behind Open Insulin also have their own agenda—they want to show the world that biohackers can make real scientific contributions, even if they’re not affiliated with an established world-class laboratory. “We want to show that a bunch of people with varying levels of scientific training can come together with a minimal budget and community space and do legitimate scientific research,” Muldavin says.
Source: These Biohackers Are Creating Open-Source Insulin | Popular Science