DNA Learning Center

DNA Learning Center NYC

Brooklyn, NY

DNALC NYC at CityTech: 300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 (Directions below)

DNALC NYC is pleased to welcome campers to our new location! The facility, a collaboration with the City University of New York (CUNY), is located at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) in Brooklyn and includes six teaching labs with state-of-the-art equipment and two bioinformatics labs.

2021 DNALC NYC Summer Camp Flyer PDF

DNALC COVID-19 Safety Net: Staff and students at In-Person camps must comply to Safety Net guidelines in place at the time of the camp. For In-Person camps:

  • The DNALC is committed to providing a safe place for hands-on science. Depending on prevailing circumstances and CDC and New York State Health Department guidelines, our COVID-19 Safety Net provides for distanced workstations, individual equipment, daily temperature monitoring, and fully vaccinated instructors.
  • View the current DNALC COVID-19 Safety Net procedures. Updates to these procedures will be incorporated as summer approaches.
  • Families will be provided revised DNALC COVID-19 Safety Net  procedures and student drop off/pick up instructions in June.

All Camps

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Fun with DNA

In-Person | Virtual Live | On-Demand

Entry-level course in DNA science; entering grades 6–7

World of Enzymes

In-Person | Virtual Live | On-Demand

Intro to enzymes in molecular biology and industry; entering grade 8 & Fun alumni entering grade 7

Green Genes

In-Person

Clone a gene and make a fluorescent protein; entering grade 9 & World alumni entering grade 8

Forensic Detectives

In-Person | Virtual Live | On-Demand

Intro to conventional forensic science; entering grades 9–10

DNA Science

In-Person

A course on lab techniques of recombinant DNA technology and gene cloning; entering grades 10–12

DNA Barcoding

In-Person | Virtual Live | On-Demand

Use DNA barcoding to explore biodiversity; entering grades 10–12

BioCoding

In-Person | Virtual Live

Intro to programming and bioinformatics; entering grades 11–12

Genome Science

In-Person | Virtual Live | On-Demand

Analyze the genetic complement of several organisms; entering grades 11–12 with advanced coursework or camp

Directions to DNA Learning Center NYC at CityTech

Contact us:

  • Email:
  • Phone: (516) 367-5170
  • Fax: (516) 367-5182

Located at:

  • 300 Jay Street, Brooklyn
  • New York 11201
  • Enter at 259 Adams Street

Mailing Address:

  • 1 Bungtown Road
  • Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724

Directions

Download Directions to DNALC NYC

By subway:

2, 3, 4, 5: Get off at the Borough Hall station and walk towards Borough Hall to 259 Adams Street.
A, C, F, R: Get off at Jay Street-MetroTech station and walk towards Borough Hall to 259 Adams Street.

Click here for MTA subway map.

By bus:

B26, B37, B38, B41, B51, B52, B54, B61, B67 or B75.
Click here for MTA Manhattan Bus Map.

Driving Directions:

Manhattan/Bronx: FDR Drive to the Brooklyn Bridge. When you exit the bridge the DNALC @ City Tech is just past Tillary Street on the left - drop off is 259 Adams Street entrance.

Queens: Long Island Expressway west to the BQE. Follow the sign to downtown Brooklyn. Exit at Tillary and stay in the center lane past the Flatbush Avenue Extensions; 3 more blocks and turn left on Tillary. DNALC at City Tech will be on the left - drop off is 259 Adams Street entrance.

Brooklyn: Belt Parkway to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and get off at the Atlantic Avenue exit. Turn right on Atlantic; continue for five blocks to Smith Street. Make a left onto Smith; continue across Fulton where Smith becomes Jay. Make left on Johnson Street, and a right onto Adams St/Brooklyn Bridge Blvd. DNALC at City Tech will be on the right - drop off is 259 Adams Street entrance.

Staten Island: Cross the Verrazano Bridge to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. Take the Belt Parkway to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and get off at the Atlantic Avenue exit. Turn right on Atlantic; continue for five blocks to Smith Street. Make a left onto Smith; continue across Fulton where Smith becomes Jay. Make left on Johnson Street, and a right onto Adams St/Brooklyn Bridge Blvd. DNALC at City Tech will be on the right - drop off is 259 Adams Street entrance.