• Admission: Free
  • Location: Innovative Genomics Institute
  • 2151 Berkeley Way
  • Berkeley, CA 94704
  • Time:
    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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Nov 10 2019

Be a Scientist: Explore DNA & CRISPR!

Step into the (close-toed) shoes of a scientist and explore biology at this community-wide science event! Come to the Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI) on Berkeley campus to experience a range of activities designed for visitors of all ages. Discover the fascinating power of DNA, the instruction manual for life. Hear from scientists about the latest advancements in CRISPR genome editing technology. From the basic foundations of biology to current-edge research, there's something for everyone.

This event will be outside (under an awning if it rains) with a variety of hands-on science-themed activities and experiences:

Build a DNA model with candy

Play a CRISPR video game

Travel inside cells in virtual reality

Dress up in lab coats and take a photo

Make bracelets and necklaces with lab supplies

Extract DNA from strawberries

See proteins and DNA in augmented reality

Put on science-themed temporary tattoos

Lots more!