GENE GIRLS

GENE GIRLS

Gene Girls is a paid summer camp program for girls in St George, Utah. Contact Erin O’Brien at obrien@dixie.edu for more information.

What It Is:

Gene Girls is a day camp program for girls in St George, Utah from August 1-3, 2018. Activities are all focused on genetics and biotechnology in a university laboratory setting.

What We Do:

We help local girls discover the excitement of cutting edge science including isolating and identifying genes and editing gene DNA sequences using techniques like CRISPR. All activities are developed and run by DSU biology and chemistry faculty with the assistance of DSU college students.

How To Get In:

We are in the process of building our registration page and website as 2018 is the first year we are offering the Gene Girls program, but we will update this site as registration is available. Camp fees for the first year are $300. However, a limited number of need-based fee waivers are available. Please email Dr. Erin O’Brien at obrien@dixie.edu for more information.