The students of the Science Division of C Class visited the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens on 22 March 2011, accompanied by Mr G. Katopodis and Mr P. Markopoulos, Science Teachers. The foundation carries out research into the basic sectors of Biology and Medicine at molecular, biomedical and cellular level.
The first part was a presentation on the Genetics of human beings as well as on the work of the researcher and the professional developments related to the science of Biology. This was followed by experiment demonstrations and, finally, the students were briefed about the specific activities of each laboratory by the researchers of the Institute. The students were impressed by the facilities of the foundation, the activities they were informed about and the discussions they had with the researchers of the Foundation.