Contest closes April 17, 2020
Students in grades 7 through 12: design DNA experiments that address a challenge in space exploration
Life on Earth has evolved under the effects of our gravity and the protection of our atmosphere. Manned space exploration opens up amazing new opportunities for life, and serious challenges too.
If you've ever wondered how astronauts might survive a deep-space mission or how we might use biology to transform new worlds, Genes in Space is for you:
- Propose an experiment that utilizes molecular biology capabilities aboard the ISS, specifically polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
- Test your hypothesis in the ultimate lab: The International Space Station
BECOME A SPACE DNA PIONEER!