Genome Adventures

Author(s):*Listed Alphabetically
Lekgaba A, Mamela A

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Botswana Baylor Children's Clinical Centre for Excellence

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This four-part Genome Adventures comic book series aims to educate readers on the history of heredity and genetics, the structure and function of DNA and genes, the link between genomics and health, and the process of enrolling in a biomedical or genomics research study, including ethical issues pertaining to informed consent, sample shipping and storage, and community engagement.

Book one addresses heredity and genetics, book two explores DNA and genes, book three covers genes and health and book four explores the intricacies of biomedical and genomics research. All comics come in a number of languages including English, Setswana, Swahili, Arabic and French.

Main Focus: Physical Health

Research Purpose: Discussion / Debate

Context: Education

Participant Group: Young People (16-25)

Art Forms: Visual Arts

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Mamela, A. and Lekgaba, A. (2015). Genome Adventures. Botswana Baylor Children’s Clinical Centre for Excellence.