Biotechnology and Cancer 2009

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Biotechnology and Cancer

The Seminar Paper and Questions

  • Download the seminar paper here and read this in preparation for your in-school workshop prior to the seminar on May 7th.
  • Download the seminar questions here.  Use the focus questions to help you as you read the paper. 

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Post a question for the seminar

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Seminar Chat

  • To enter the online live chat please click here.  These questions will be answered during the seminar, either during the chat, or the broadcast.
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The Challenge Questions

  • The CHALLENGE QUESTIONS are for discussion in your school workshop after the seminar. 
  • Make sure that you post your ideas and answers to the challenge questions here.  This page will be monitored by teachers and scientists who will respond to your disucssion.

Links to your school programme

This seminar links to NCEA Level 3 Achievement Standards:

  • AS 90714 Biology 3.2 Research a contemporary biological issue
  • AS 90715 Biology 3.3 Describe the role of DNA in relation to gene expression
  • AS 90718 Biology 3.6 Describe applications of biotechnological techniques

A list of objectives from your Year 13 programme that link into the seminar can be found on page 4 of the Questions and Disucssion Handout.

Useful Links for Cancer

Cancer Research at the University of Auckland