Genomics and Data Science

PlayDNA provides a complete and hands-on curriculum that fits in the STEM mindset. We integrate biology, computer science and arts by DOING!

DNA sequencing in the classroom

The MinION is the smallest DNA sequencer currently around. It is the size of a Mars bar, and can be simply plugged into a laptop. The PlayDNA curriculum teaches middle- and highschoolers to effectivly use this cutting edge technology

Meet the playDNA team

Dr. Sophie Zaaijer CEO and co founder

Dr. Yaniv Erlich advisor and co founder

Dr. Audrey Boklage Curriculum Expert

Our first pilot was in Columbia University

read our eLife paper


We are currently running a pilot

in Village Community School for 7th grade!

click here for the VCS website

Interested? Contact PlayDNA!