Campus Spotlight

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July 28, 2011
Photo by A. Sue Weisler

Kayjona Rogers, left, and Carina Scalice, from Penfield, practice using the pipette during the DNA Detectives camp, July 25-29, offered as part of RIT’s Center for Bioscience Education and Technology bioscience exploration summer program. Twelve students from area middle schools learned about their personal genetics and how DNA is used to solve crimes. Dina Newman, assistant professor in biological sciences, presented the campers with a mystery involving RIT’s mascot RITchie, which they had to unravel using DNA clues.

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