PECOSA (Painting E.Coli on Solid Agar)

This competition requires participants to use their creativity, harness their underlying pipetting skills and use a bit of biology to make works of art. Participants would be given vials containing E. coli transformants, each giving the colony a characteristic color, with which they can play around and dilute, to make different colors, to give form to their art.


Here, you get the play the role of a detective who has just arrived on a crime scene. As the mystery unfolds, you will come across lies, clues and a bunch of simple forensics experiments. Use your wits to uncover the crime and the criminal. May the best detective win!