Coded for Success
Students will explore the techniques used by scientists to discover the next generation of elite athletes. The link between genetics and sporting performance will be actively studied as participants experience our cutting edge biotechnology equipment. Students will use restriction enzymes and gel electrophoresis to unlock the genetic profile of athletes and gain a better understanding of the role our DNA plays in sporting success.
Key Themes: Gene function, genomic applications, alleles, biotechnology, genotype, phenotype and cellular biology
Suitable for: Year 9-10, VCE Unit 1-2
Program Duration: 2hrs
Maximum Class Size: 28