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Genes in Space Competition Launches

Students Invited to Design DNA Experiment to be Performed aboard the ISS CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Genes in SpaceTM, a competition that fosters creativity, collaboration and critical thinking among young innovators, opened a call for entries today. The competition challenges U.S. students in grades seven through twelve to design DNA analysis experiments […]


miniPCR and partners announce Genes in Space 2016 US Winner

Student Wins Genes in SpaceTM Competition for Study of Aging in Space DNA analysis experiment to be performed aboard International Space Station San Diego, Calif., July 14th, 2016 – Genes in SpaceTM named Julian Rubinfien, a high school student from New York, the winner of the second annual Genes in SpaceTM competition. The innovative contest […]


Genes in Space 2015 Winner Launches miniPCR to Space (video)

In 2015, 17-year-old Anna-Sophia Boguraev from Bedford, New York, won the inaugural Genes in Space competition. Boguraev’s experiment arrived at the International Space Station April 10, 2016, following an April 8 launch from Kennedy Space Center. Check out the video for more on Anna-Sophia’s story and the role of miniPCR, the first PCR cycler in space. […]


Genes in Space Student Experiment Headed to International Space Station

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., April 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Anna-Sophia Boguraev’s (17) winning Genes in Space student experiment is scheduled for launch to the International Space Station (ISS) on April 8th from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) inFlorida aboard NASA’s Cargo Resupply Services flight (CRS-8). Her experiment will assess if changes in DNA can be detected […]


Genes in Space and miniPCR Webinar

This webinar was offered by The Biotechnology Center of Excellence on Jan 27th 2016, and can be accessed from their website Genes in Space & miniPCRTM The science of DNA has enhanced our society in unprecedented ways; it has been used to improve crops and help feed a hungry world, solve crimes with unparalleled accuracy, and […]


“Genes in Space was a life changing experience”

Our team at miniPCR is excited to bring science into the hands of youth. We are passionate about translating complex concepts into hands-on experiences. Our hope is that, once equipped with tools and experiential opportunities, the younger generation of scientists will create a reality that is beyond our imagination. We were excited to launch the […]


Congratulations Anna-Sophia Boguraev, Genes in Space 2015 Winner

Student DNA Experiment Selected as Winner of Genes in Space Science Competition Experiment to be performed aboard International Space Station   Boston, MA, July 8th, 2015. Boeing, the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), Math for America (MfA), and miniPCR named Anna-Sophia Boguraev from Bedford, NY, the winner in the first ever Genes […]


Congratulations Genes in Space Finalists!

  Five Student Teams Selected as Finalists for  International Space Station Science Competition Winning Genes in Space DNA experiment to be performed aboard ISS New York, NY, June 1, 2015. Boeing, the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), Math for America (MƒA), and miniPCR named five finalists in the first ever Genes in […]


miniPCR, MƒA Launch Genes in Space Competition for Students Nationwide

Winning team will have DNA experiments performed aboard the International Space Station Cambridge, MA (March 19, 2015) — Today, miniPCR and Math for America (MƒA) announced Genes in Space, an innovation challenge that invites teachers and students in grades 7 through 12 across the nation to design a pioneering DNA experiment for space. Participants are […]