CCRCB/CRUK Centre Schools Open Day

Savage, K. (Organiser)

Activity: Other activity typesHosting a school group or open day

Description

Co-organised this research experience day which involved bringing ~ 35 Sixth Form students from schools across Northern Ireland into the CCRCB and involving them in a mini cancer research programme for the day. This involved setting the context of the research experiments carried out by students in the form of different biomarker type tests to inform the treatment of a fictional cancer patient. Students then carried out A DNA extraction from human cells a diagnostic PCR reaction and immuofluorescent staining of fixed human cells to diagnose their patients specific cancer phenotype.
Period09 Apr 2011
Event titleCCRCB/CRUK Centre Schools Open Day
Event typeWorkshop
LocationBelfast , United Kingdom