From Letters to Life - How DNA technologies are changing our lives - SciFest - 18 August 2016 Stream 3 - 09:30
Provider: Royal Botanic Gardens
Presenter: Dr Ellen Jorgensen
Date: 18 August 2016
Start Time: 09:30
End Time: 18 August 2016
Closing Date: Bookings Close 18-Aug-2016
Availability: DEC and Non-DEC
DEC Positions: 10
Non-DEC Positions: 10
Price: FREE for all schools outside of Sydney. $95 per class for Sydney schools.
KLA Syllabus: Secondary
KLA Stage/s: Stage 5,Stage 6,Teachers
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KLA Keyword/s: Science STEM DNA Science Week
Event Overview: Join Dr Ellen Jorgensen renowned New York TED speaker as she talks about Genspace, a not for profit community laboratory dedicated to promoting citizen science and access to biotechnology.
Dr Ellen will explore how novel DNA technologies are changing and improving our lives.
With a focus on real life examples Dr Ellen will describe how agricultural production, healthcare and conservation are supported by improvements in DNA extraction, data analysis and genetic investigations.
This event is organised by the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and supported by Inspiring Australia.
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