GENIE’s first Dynamic DNA event took place in 2006, and since then it has proved incredibly popular! Dynamic DNA is GENIE’s flagship outreach event for Year 9 students. Every year in September we run two Dynamic DNA days where 600 students and their teachers will experience a Genetic Journey that many will always remember. Dynamic DNA is a day full of fun and learning for students and teachers alike; the day encompasses an informal lecture and over 18 hands on activities all themed around DNA and genetics, including:
- building a mini DNA model
- extracting DNA from a banana
- solving a crime using a DNA fingerprint
- making a DNA bracelet
Dynamic DNA 2012
Dynamic DNA 2012 has been confirmed for Wednesday 12 September and Thursday 13 September 2012 on University main campus. All of the available places on this years Dynamic DNA have been filled. Further information for schools attending this years event will be distributed in due course. As always, the interest for this event was huge and we already have a waiting list for 2013. For further information about Dynamic DNA 2012 or 2013 please contact Dr Cas Kramer or Sue Hale.