BioDiscovery Live in the Lab
Duration: Approximately two hours
Dress: Closed in shoes (no sandals)
Cost : $35.00 per person
Unleash your inner scientist with a hands-on experience of some of the awe-inspiring technologies used by our Perkins researchers.
Learn about the importance of medical research on the BioDiscovery Tour with a visit around the exhibition space at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research - then experience the science yourself.
Visitors don a lab coat, gloves and safety glasses and learn how scientists do the experiments that lead to new discoveries, new medicines and a brighter future. This fun and informative laboratory session will explore DNA extraction, cloning your own cells for experiments and examining them alongside living cancer cells.
You will then meet one of our researchers for an introduction to some of the complexities of current day medical research.
The BioDiscovery Tour is suitable for adults and students aged 12 and up.
Please note: the session will only be held if 10 or more people book a spot.
This package also includes morning or afternoon tea at Coffee Anatomy, the café is located on the ground floor of Perkins.