UAlbany RNA Institute holds open house for local kids

Local students join in University at Albany's "RNA Day" program

Brittany Horn- Reporter, Times Union

Tayvon Ward held up a clear container filled with mashed strawberry juice, soap and solution.

“You see that?” his partner, Taylor Casey, asked, pointing to the white, sticky substance floating to the top of the tube. “That’s the DNA.”

Ward, a seventh grader at Shaker Junior High in Colonie, doesn’t want to extract DNA from strawberries for the rest of his life — he wants to be a mechanical engineer — but on Saturday morning, he said he thought the process was pretty cool. Full Article



Oct 28, 2014

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