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Popular annual science celebration returns to the Student Union

GCC’s Biotechnology Club presents DNA Day, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Friday, April 26 in the Student Union.

This event commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003, and the discovery of the DNA’s double helix. Learn all about your DNA!

DNA DAY Itinerary           

11:00 Welcome
11:30 Gerald Call Ph.D. (Midwestern University), “Using Genetic Model Organisms to Improve Human Lives”
12:00 Lunch
12:30 John Dyer Ph.D. (USDA), “Utilization of DNA-Based Approaches for Producing High Value Fuels and Chemicals in Plants”
1:00 DNA Twister ©, DNA Extraction, and Poster Presentations
1:45 Prize Drawing
2:00 Event Closing

This event is free and open to the public.