TechGirlz: Solving Genetic Mysteries with Online Tools & Family Histories

Program Type: Computers and Tech, History
Ages: Kid, Teen
Ideal for ages 10 to 14.

Description

Did you know that there is a worldwide database of genetic information that is free for anyone to use?

In this workshop students will learn about the free technologies available to examine genes and visualize a family tree! You will learn how to use online tools to create a family tree (Progeny), learn how to search a set of medical symptoms to find the genetic cause (OMIM), and search the human genome for genetic changes that can cause medical symptoms (Human Genome Browser).

Please register online. Event offered by TechGirlz.

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