Sequencing Genetic Mysteries at Auckland Museum

Date: Wednesday 10 October 2018
Time: 9.30am till 12.00pm
Venue: Auckland War Memorial Museum, South Atrium

Auckland War Memorial Museum and the University of Auckland are offering Year 9 students the opportunity to get hands on with modern DNA investigations.  Facilitated by scientists, students will be introduced to the latest technology in Genomics and participate in sequencing and identifying genes.  Which gene is responsible for a disproportionate moa? How can an Egyptian mummy show us the change of food over time?  Which introduced rodent is more resistant to toxins?  Come and help us solve these micro-mysteries!

Sign up for this limited class by having your parents email Mr Brown at  oliver.brown@acgedu.com  by 5 October. Places will be given on a first come basis. There are ten spots available.

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