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Bioscience LITE is a series of free twilight teacher training events hosted by the Wellcome Genome Campus and the Babraham Institute to explore some of the big topics in bioscience. These sessions will provide you with updates from scientists on contemporary bioscience, access to some of our scientific facilities and introduce you to resources that can be used in the classroom.

The 2018 programme

For all sessions refreshments will be available from 17:30 and presentations will begin at 18:00.

27th June 17:30 – 20:00: Antimicrobial resistance, Wellcome Genome Campus

Find out how DNA sequencing is being used to identify and track antimicrobial resistance.This session includes scientist presentation, Q and A, resource discussion and a tour of the Wellcome Genome Campus sequencing facilities.

10th October 17:30 – 20:00: Bioinformatics & Coding, Babraham Institute

Discover how our Bioinformatics facility provides infrastructure to support the analysis of biological data, providing guidance and training in data analysis, statistics and data management as well as developing open-source software to analyse data.

5th December 17:30 - 20:00 The genetics of complex diseases, Wellcome Genome Campus

Find out how advances in DNA sequencing technology is being used to identify new variants associated with human disease. This session includes scientist presentation, Q and A, resource discussion and a tour of the Wellcome Genome Campus sequencing facilities.

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To book your place on one or more of the sessions, click on Register and select the session you would like to book tickets for.



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