GeneCraft: Discover the Fingerprint of Life
Workshop offered by HKU iGEM Team

Date: September 20, 2023 (Wednesday) 

Time: 1:30 – 5:00pm

Venue: Makerspace A, Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing One, Hui Oi Chow Science Building, HKU

About HKU iGEM

HKU iGEM team 2023 is a team of undergraduate students from different fields, aiming at building safe and sustainable projects that serve the public interest. We participate in the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition. We have chosen immunotherapy as our topic this year, tackling the obstacle of treating solid tumour with new approaches. Over years, HKU IGEM team have won multiple awards, welcoming students from different cohort, establish platforms of synthetic biology accessible for all students.

Workshop Details

In this workshop, the HKU iGem Team will bring you to learn about DNA fingerprinting and analyse DNA sequencing. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore the blueprint of life. No prior knowledge is required. Let’s embark on a scientific adventure together.
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Date: September 20, 2023 (Wednesday)

Time: 1:30pm – 5:00pm

Venue: Makerspace A, Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing One

Class size: 30~40 

Eligibility: All HKU students are welcome to join.

Limited quotas are offered on first-come-first-served basis. No prior knowledge is required.

Time Activity
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Expert-led presentation on synthetic biology
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Basic Introduction on DNA
Activity - Gel electrophoresis
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Activity - Pyrosequencing
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Talk on Bioinformatics and iGEM