Cryptic Zone public live chat: meet the Champions!

Thanks for registering and voting in the Cryptic Zone as part of 25 Genomes.

Your votes will help decide five UK species that have their DNA fully sequenced by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute as part of it’s 25th Anniversary celebrations. There are 42 species in the running, championed by team of scientists and wildlife experts answering your questions and competing for votes.

Tomorrow evening (Wednesday 29th November) from 8pm – 9pm, you’re invited to join the Species Champions for a drop-in Live Chat!

So far 25 Genomes has seen hundreds of questions and more than 80 live chats between students and the Champions.

Meeting the Champions is open to everyone – you too can hear their cases for sequencing in the 25 Genomes drop-in Live Chats.

From 8pm-9pm, the Live Chat in the Cryptic Zone will be open for an informal chat with the Champions. It’s a chance to ask them about what makes their species the perfect candidate for having its genome sequenced, as well as finding out about DNA sequencing from scientists working at the cutting edge of genomics.

How to chat

1. Make sure you’ve logged in at the side of the Cryptic Zone homepage

2. Click the Chat icon at the top of the page to meet the Champions!

3. Live Chats in all Zones will be open, so you can meet Champions across all five zones! To head to another Zone, just click the option to chat there in the menu bar.

Posted on November 28, 2017 by modtom in News. Leave a comment

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