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Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of genetics! Why study genes? Gene experts examine the differences in genes to learn about family relationships, trace ancestors, and solve crimes. This course serves to introduce students to the modern breakthroughs of genetics. Topics discussed will include inheritance, genealogy, and evolution. Autumn Becker, our lead instructor, holds her Masters degree from Columbia Teachers College.

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Students do research in the Human Genetics three-week program


July 26 – July 30, 2021 

Dana Hall – Wellesley, MA

Autumn Becker

Autumn Becker (far right) currently teaches at The Chapin School, a prestigious all girls high school in Manhattan. Ms. Becker holds a Masters in Curriculum and Teaching from the Teachers College at Columbia University. She has previously taught at Sharon High School in Sharon, Massachusetts, and she has earned rave reviews from our students as the lead instructor of Human Genetics.

Autumn Becker poses with students

Student Comments

“I really liked the program! Autumn taught us really well and let us do a ton of experiments, which made it really fun. Also, I liked this program a lot because genetics is really interesting to me and Autumn taught us a lot!”

“We learned a lot about how genetics is used in several different fields and subjects, as well as got hands-on experience in labs! Autumn taught us lots of info in a very short time, making our projects and course engaging and fun!”

“The genetics field trip we took was very informative and we got to see a lot of things we couldn’t have had the opportunity to see elsewhere.”

“Autumn was a really great teacher and very patient. She really explained genetics concepts in a way that I could understand. She made learning and education fun for all of us.”

“I loved the program and Autumn. I learned sooo much information in a three week span. As a result I have formed in depth understandings of various topics that will ultimately help me achieve my goals in school and enhance my occupational abilities.”

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