Picture: Genomes & Disease lab preparing a day full of DNA for Compañía de María - Primary School in Santiago de Compostela. (Left to right: Paula Otero, Jorge Rodríguez, Seila Díaz, Bernardo Rodríguez-Martín, Alicia L. Bruzos, Martín Santamarina, Mónica Martínez)
The Interational DNA Day is celebrated annually on April 25th to commemorate two major discoveries in genetics: the discovery of the double helix and the completion of the Human Genome Project. Genomes & Disease lab thinks that it is the perfect time to share with the youngest our work material: DNA while they learn the principles of DNA and genetics. Several activities twere organized for 9 classes of Compañía de María - Primary School in Santiago de Compostela.
Using #DNAday to bring genomics to students so they could understand how important science is.