You and Me: Unique or the Same?
DNA molecule (credit: By Christoph Bock (Max Planck Institute for Informatics) (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons)
  • LABPlus, 6th Floor, Davy Building

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Do you really share 50% of your DNA with a banana? 

This talk will explore the history and applications of the four letters that connect us with life across our planet: G, C, A and T. From forensics to conservation, this talk will help you understand what makes us, and show you how much more there is to discover.

Course code: WOW22

Age: 11-19 (up to 25 if disabled)

Contact the Summer Mix Team for further information (tel: 01752 306595 / email:

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About Summer Mix 2015
Summer Mix 2015 offers over 100 fun and exciting activities this summer to young people aged 11-19 (or 11-25 for those with a disability) living in the city the chance to try something new this summer for free. 

Summer Mix 2015 is organised and funded by Plymouth City Council’s Youth Services, and supported by local businesses and other organisations, who are providing courses and activities.

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Please be aware that some of the University of Plymouth's public events may be attended by University photographers and videographers, for capturing content to be used in University online and offline marketing and promotional materials, for example webpages, brochures or leaflets. If for whatever reason, you or a member of your group, do not wish to be photographed, please make yourself known to staff working at the event on arrival or to the photographer.