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Genes & Consequences

  • HA-08
  • Length of course: 5 hours - Box lunch from Hudson Alpha Bistro is available
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This computer-based activity will allow students to dive into the Central Dogma and gain experience with DNA sequencing, while looking at how changes in regions of DNA can cause disease. Using one of 15 case studies, students will practice DNA base pairing, transcription and translation, and also create protein folding models to discuss how changes in amino acid sequence may impact protein function.