Year 12 biology students are encouraged to register your attendance if you're not coming with your school in Term 3 Week 1.  

Join other Year 12 biology students to improve your understanding of Unit 4 subject matter and practice laboratory skills relevant to genetics.

Delivered by Dr Gurion Ang and current undergraduate biology students, explore concepts in:

  • recombinant DNA (bacterial transformation)
  • gene regulation
  • DNA extraction
  • amplification (PCR)
  • analysis (gel electrophoresis).

You'll assess your knowledge at the end of Experience Genetics with a quiz to earn your limited edition Experience Genetics 2022 sticker.

Watch our Youtube video (duration 1:44 ) to find out more about Experience Genetics. 

Draft program
9.00amDoors open
9.15amWelcome and lab safety
9.30amMicropipette tutorial
10.00amRecombinant DNA Part 1
10.45amRecombinant DNA Part 2
12.15pmDNA extraction and PCR
1.30pmGel Electrophoresis

Parking on campus

Parking on campus is not free. The best parking for our PD is in the P1, P2, or UQ Centre carparks.

More specific instructions and a campus map will be provided in our event reminders. Visit the campus website for more information.


The cost to attend is $30 exc. GST ($33 inc. GST). This is non-refundable. Places are limited.

COVID-safe event

Experience Genetics is a COVID-safe event.  We adhere to government and UQ guidelines and ask you to follow these directions.