Join our Citizen Science project and become a genome explorer! The Genigma project aims to study the genomic alterations in cancer cells. As a start, we will study breast cancer cells obtained from cell cultures in our laboratory. To analyse the differences between healthy and cancerous cells means to scan...
The dangerous life of the couch potato: People who spend too long sitting are at higher risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. In the citizen science project SMOVE, the ORION partner MDC is joining forces with schoolchildren to research the relationship between environmental influences and sedentary behavior.
The UK recently lost its measles eradication status, leading to urgent calls for action and making vaccination an important and timely issue with the potential for far-reaching impact. Meanwhile, the current Covid-19 pandemic and the discovery of a vaccine has renewed interest in and fear of vaccinations. The ORION VACCINE project aims to create together with young people a digital game, the Virus Fighter, and engagement tool for engaging the public with the science behind vaccinations, infections and the immune system.