Layers of Science

Posted December 14, 2016 - 12:05pm

Layers of Science - a TED-Ed-style talk by Benjamin, 2016 YES! GGI Intern

Benjamin was a YES! Global Genome intern that worked with Dan Mulcahy (GGI) on DNA Barcoding amphibians and reptiles recently collected in Myanmar (GGI expedition). In the TED-Ed style talk, "Layers of Science", Ben presents his experience this summer working in the Laboratories of Analytical Biology (NMNH) as an individual and as a group.

The Youth Engagement through Science (YES!) program is a career immersion and science communication program for youth. YES! GGI interns spent 12 weeks during the summer and fall of 2016 building their science and communication skills, working side by side with scientists working with DNA in the National Museum of Natural History’s genomics laboratory, and doing independent research projects using the technology of genomic science.