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IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India

Learn about genetics and changing the paradigm of modern-day healthcare by taking part in hands-on science activities.

The event will focus on elucidating the basic concepts of genetics to school children and how these concepts are changing the paradigm of modern-day healthcare.

Three to five school students (Classes 8 to 10; age 12 to 16 years) from each school interested in participating (based on expression of interest) will be eligible. Each school will be requested to send 1-2 staff members as the “mentors”.

The event will include discussions between school-teams, organisers and experts in the field. Interactive sessions; “fun-learn” games/quizzes revolving around genetics will follow.

IIT Kharagpur is easily accessible by roadways.


This event is free to attend.


For event enquiries, please email Dr Nishant Chakravorty at the two email addresses provided or or telephone on +919880188877; +919434258572.

This event is funded by the RSB Outreach and Engagement grant scheme.

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