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Biotechnology Open House

April 29, 2008

The Biotechnology Program at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College is hosting an open house to give local high school students an opportunity to learn about the biotechnology industry. The students will participate in hands-on activities involving DNA, bioinformatics and forensic investigations. About 70 students are expected from the following high schools:  Battlefield, Emmanuel Christian, James Madison, Oakton, Osbourn, Osbourn Park, Stonewall Jackson and Youth for Tomorrow.

Manassas Campus, Northern Virginia Community College, 6901 Sudley Road, Manassas

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Johanna Weiss at 703-257-6649 or

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