Genetics and Disease

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 11-13

Students learn about the basics of genetics and genetic diseases, and then run a PCR practical using university micropipettes. Students then learn about the importance of the PCR techniques and gel electrophoresis.

Curriculum Links
KS3 Biology: Genetics and Evolution 
KS4 Biology: Evolution, inheritance and variation; Health, disease and development of medicines.
KS5 Biology: Role of DNA to create proteins; Inheritance; Genetic Sequencing. 

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