AGiR! for genomic integrity
Genomic integrity is a new 'big picture' concept to aid public health efforts and basically includes all the molecular genetic details of cells!
So many things we commonly choose to do can impact genomic integrity, also potentially affecting future generations!
At the Hackuarium, AGiR! hopes to really get some citizen science action going - developing DIYbio methods to readily assay *your very own* cells for DNA damage, using classic (circa 1980s) techniques. If these can still be sold in 'kits,' maybe it will also be simple to make them available to all for open source efforts?
Cheek cells for micronuclei and comet assays!
Watch this space for more info and visit
the AGiR! site