Can you help the scientist determine which bacteria can play a role in cancer?

The answer is YES! That is what the visitors of the Rijksmuseum Boerhaave did on Sunday 18th of September during the “Look behind the scenes at oncology LUMC” activities organized within the Leiden European City of Science 2022 program.

Can you help the scientist determine which bacteria can play a role in cancer?

A member of the Neefjes group, Virginie Stévenin developed a fun deduction game to explain how scientists try to link bacterial attributes with cancer development, one of the ongoing projects of the lab. To make it accessible to all audiences, Marlieke Jongsma translated the game into Dutch and co-animated the activity with participants of all ages!

Link to the game (English – Dutch

Look behind the scenes at Oncology LUMC | Leiden2022


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