"What do you work on?" - a familiar question for scientists. When it comes from a scientist in a different field or a non-scientist, effectively communicating your research to others can be a challenge. It is a skill you can learn with practice, and the journey can be fun and exciting.
The students extracted their DNA from saliva, programmed robots to teach them about genomic sequencing, and more! They also learned how genetics intersects fields like medicine, computerscience, ecology, evodevo, forensics and genetic counseling.