Syralth – Intro to genetics

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Syralth, one of our directors, takes us through a crash course in molecular genetics. Big thanks to our volunteer Rosy who helped cut together the raw footage.

Contains a scottish accent, some bad jokes and science. You have been warned.

Our seminar covers 5 areas:
1) The central dogma of biology: DNA to RNA to Protein
2) DNA and genes: What they actually are
3) Gene regulation: How we turn them on and off
4) DNA packing: How cells hold it all
5) An example of how it all comes together

Topics were covered at a very high level and a lot of details are left out for the sake of giving a general overview of the whole process.

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