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DNA and Genome Sequencing

Activities in this resource aim to:

  • celebrate the achievement of completing the Human Genome project in 2003
  • show the relevance of genome sequencing today
  • explain the methods used for DNA sequencing, including the illumina method of rapid sequencing and the shotgun sequencing
  • demonstrate the vital role of bioinformatics in assembling, annotating and accessing DNA sequence data

These resources were produced by the National STEM Learning Network and funded by Research Council UK (RCUK).

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