CSHL hosts many events all year long for science enthusiasts of all ages to attend… no Ph.D. required! We invite the general public to experience knowledge and nature at CSHL by taking a tour or participating in our concert & lecture programs.
Amanda McBrien introduces a NY Stories video created with students from Brooklyn International School; join them as they visit Columbia University in search of Tomas Hunt Morgan's "Fly Room" where the very first explorations of genetic mapping took place in the early 1900's with Drosophila fruit flies.
In this activity, you will use bioinformatics tools to understand how DNA sequence similarities reveal relationships between species. You will start with a puzzling question: why do humans have fewer chromosomes than chimpanzees?
For the past 6 years, high school students and teachers across Long Island have participated in the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning Center’s research program, Barcode Long Island (BLI). Through this National Institutes of Health funded program, student teams use DNA barcoding to address biodiversity-focused research projects.
Most Americans might be surprised to know that over 90% of the corn and soy crops grown in the Unites States are genetically modified. The production of GMOs, or Genetically Modified Organisms is a well-debated topic, especially when it comes to our food!
The Urban Barcode Project (UBP) is a science program spanning the five boroughs of New York City and the surrounding metropolitan area. The UBP is the first large-scale effort to engage high school students using DNA technology to explore biodiversity in New York City and is currently supported by The Thompson Family Foundation.
Amanda McBrien introduces a NY Stories video created with students from the Trinity School in NYC; join them as they interview Dr. Scott Lowe at Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to learn about how restriction enzymes can be used by scientists to learn more about cellular processes, including cancer.
Join CSHL's Center for Humanities and History of Modern Biology for an online live discussion with Sir Richard Roberts about why you should support the use of GMOs in order to increase food production, reduce dependency on insecticides, and end hunger in developing countries.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is joining seven other prominent science institutions from five continents in the “Life Science Across the Globe” seminar series. July 1st, hear from Gerry Rubin and Ruchi Parekh from the Janelia Research Campus.