HRH The Princess Royal Helps Illumina Mark DNA Day

26 April 2024

This year's DNA Day festivities at the Illumina Centre in Granta Park, Cambridge, saw the participation of 150 enthusiastic children from local Cambridgeshire schools in underserved areas. They were joined by HRH The Princess Royal. The young learners engaged in hands-on experiences, including the thrilling task of extracting DNA from strawberries. In addition to the educational activities, the students were treated to a tour of one of Illumina's state-of-the-art laboratories. This behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of genomic research offered valuable insights and inspiration to young scientists, notably highlighting the importance of women in the field. This experience not only provided an insight into the world of genomics, but it also may inspire many to one day play a pioneering role in research and innovation at companies such as Illumina. Subscribe to the Illumina video channel A global genomics leader, Illumina provides comprehensive next-generation sequencing solutions to the research, clinical, and applied markets. Through collaborative innovation, Illumina is fueling groundbreaking advancements in oncology, reproductive health, genetic disease, microbiology, agriculture, forensic science, and beyond. View customer spotlight videos View Illumina webinars View Illumina support videos Facebook: LinkedIn: Instagram: Twitter: #illumina #DNAday #STEM

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