HiGene: A Genome Sequencing Project for High Schools

The HiGene Program helps high school teachers learn modern molecular genetics by engaging them in genuine scientific research projects during a summer workshop. When teachers return to their classrooms in September, they recruit students to begin working on the research project.

  • Area(s) Served: New Brunswick; surrounding communities; New Jersey
  • Population(s) Served: High school teachers
  • Collaborative Partner(s): GE Healthcare Biosciences; National Science Foundation; Toshiba America Foundation