McDonnell Genome Institute Tour

McDonnell Genome Institute 4444 Forest Park Avenue, St. Louis

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REGISTRATION REQUIRED. FREE and OPEN to Junior Academy of Science and STEM Teens Leadership Council student members, all area students in grades 6-12, and adults. Click Find Out More to REGISTER! Space is limited. Registration is on a first-come first-serve basis.

This interactive behind-the-scenes tour that includes a hands-on DNA extraction demo, a historic overview of the 25 years of large scale genome sequencing research, and a walk-through of the Institute's laboratories to see the automated processes necessary to generate whole genome sequence data.

Genetics and Genomics Series LogoThe McDonnell Genome Institute Tour is an Evenings & Events on Genetics and Genomics Series Community Opportunity of The Academy of Science - St. Louis, Washington University in St. Louis Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center, Siteman Cancer Center, and the Children's Discovery Institute of St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.