Dynamic DNA

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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

More details of these GENIE developed activities and other evaluated resources can be found on our Virtual Genetics Education Centre.

Dynamic DNA 2015

Dynamic DNA 2015 has been confirmed for Wednesday 9 September and Thursday 10 September 2015 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 2016. For further information about Dynamic DNA 2015 or 2016 please contact Dr Cas Kramer or Sue Hale.

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Outreach Contact

Email: Dr Cas Kramer

Telephone: 0116 252 3477

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