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The Human Genome Project opened a new era of science 25 years ago

When a group of ambitious biologists embarked on a mission to sequence all three billion pairs of ‘letters’ in the human genome on October 1, 1990, they faced enormous skepticism. Among the leaders of the effort was James Watson, co-discoverer … Continue reading

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Girls Who Code (at Cold Spring Harbor)

In this installment of the Lab dish blog we welcome Sabrina Bergsten, a junior at Cold Spring Harbor High School. She’s a member of Girls Who Code at CSHL, a club organized and taught by Watson School of Biological Sciences … Continue reading

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Celebrating Brain Awareness Week with DNALC’s 3D Brain – revolutionizing education in the classroom and the doctor’s office

This week we again welcome guest blogger Amy Nisselle, Ph.D. – Multimedia & Evaluation Manager for the DNA Learning Center. Today marks the end of Brain Awareness Week, a global campaign to increase awareness about the benefits of brain research. … Continue reading

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Students step into teachers’ shoes in innovative DNA Learning Center program

by Amy Nisselle, DNA Learning Center The Laboratory’s DNA Learning Center (DNALC) is inspiring the next generation of science teachers by giving local students the opportunity to show off their new biotechnology skills. The intent is to provide students with … Continue reading

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STEM matters to CSHL and NYC Schools

Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott visits students at the Spring Break DNA Science Camp

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High School Science Clubs: The kids are all right

I recently had the chance to ask twenty 9th and 10th graders at Flushing International High School why they participate in an after-school science club. “Is it because you want to be scientists when you grow up?” I asked. The … Continue reading

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Your chances of inheriting a disease-causing gene? There’s an app for that.

The app makers at CSHL’s DNA Learning Center (DNALC) are at it again. Two years after launching The 3-D Brain, a highly-ranked interactive app for iPhones and iPads, the DNALC team has just released Gene Screen, a cool tool for … Continue reading

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