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Encode DNA sequences with your friends and family

DNA illustration

Event schedule details

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 June


Event location details

Imperial College Road

Imperial College London

DNA nanotechnology is used by researchers to build responsive hydrogels and even tiny controllable machines. DNA nanotech structures are designed based on the same base-pairing mechanism that keeps your DNA together in cells. Join us to learn more about how to design DNA nanostars, nanofrogs, and to build bracelets and keyrings with complementary sequence to your friends' and family's.

Visitor information

This is a drop in event that is part of the Curiosity zone. Timed sessions start every half hour from 12.30 until 17.00 on Saturday and Sunday.

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Event categories

  • Adults
  • Family with 12+
  • Family with 7+
  • Workshop
DNA illustration