Genome British Columbia - Genome Genomics

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Geneskool Summer Science Program for Teens

 August 21-25, 2017!

The Application will be available online in April. For questions, contact Ashley at or call 604-675-1030



Genomics is one of the most rapidly advancing areas of science. Genomics research is allowing us to understand how living organisms work at a level unimaginable even a decade ago. The applications of research are providing solutions to a vast number of global challenges that will benefit society in years to come.

Genome BC Geneskool Summer Science Program for Teens offers a unique opportunity for high school students to learn the molecular biology techniques that scientists use every day. Through hands-on experiments and exciting guest speakers, students will explore aspects of biotechnology, genomics, inheritance, virology, forensics and microbiology to solve a murder mystery! 

The Low Down:

  • Open to students who have completed Science 9 or higher
  • The program is a week long
  • Participants navigate the twists and turns of a murder mystery!  
  • Guest speakers talk about their jobs and the fascinating career opportunities out there involving science
  • Hosted at university labs giving campers a rare opportunity to conduct real experiments using state-of-the-art equipment 

Other benefits to attending a Geneskool Summer Science Program for Teens include:

  • Tour of the hosting university campus
  • Make new friends that have similar interests and aspirations
  • Have Fun!!!

Sample Schedule from 2016:



Capilano University, North Vancouver Campus