ʻĀina-Informatics: Place-based Genome Science PD for Maui County Educators


Sat Mar 11 2023 at 09:00 am to Sun Mar 12 2023 at 03:00 pm


Malcolm Center - MEDB | Kihei, HI

Join us for a free, place-based genome science workshop for life sciences educators. Experience our mobile lab curriculum and resources.
About this Event
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ʻIolani Schoolʻs ʻĀina-Informatics Network is a hui of educators advancing place-based and ethics-centered education in genetics and genomics. Our hands-on curriculum is powered by a mobile DNA sequencing lab, and we provide in-class support through classroom visits and equipment loans. We invite grade 7-12 life sciences kumu from Maui, Molokaʻi* & Lanaʻi* to join us for a 2-day, in-person teacher workshop that will introduce both foundational and advanced methods in genome science, bioinformatics and bioethics for the local classroom.

Workshop details:

  • When: Saturday and Sunday, March 11-12, 2023, 9am - 3pm
  • Where: MEDB - Malcolm Center

Coffee and lunch provided on both days for registered participants.

Workshop topics (final agenda TBD**):

  • Place-based PCR projects
  • Sequencing projects
  • Bioinformatics for the high school classroom
  • Pono bioethics in genomics and biotechnology

* A limited number of scholarships to help offset travel costs are available to Molokaʻi & Lanaʻi educators. Inquire here.

**A final agenda will be determined based on the number of registered participants.


Where is it happening?

Malcolm Center - MEDB, 1305 North Holopono Street, Kihei, United States

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