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  • Graduate Credit Biology Course - Statement of Interest 2018-19 Academic Year

    Through a partnership with Westfield Sate University, teachers can earn three graduate credits in biology by attending a series of BioTeach workshops, designing and implementing a unit mastery plan…

  • Exploring Personal Genetics with PCR (Cambridge) Saturday, March 23, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Participants will isolate their own DNA and use PCR to amplify the gene responsible for the ability to taste bitter compound phenylthiocarbamide (PTC). They will then determine their genotype through…

  • The Wolbachia Project (Cambridge) Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    **Please note that this workshop has reached capacity. You can still register and your name will be included on the waiting list. We will notify you if space becomes available. Experience the next…

  • 20 in 20 2nd Edition - MCAS Review (Cambridge) NEW SESSION Tuesday, April 2, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    **NEW** Tired of rote review of MCAS topics? Come try quick, fun, hands-on activities for reviewing MCAS topics such as photosynthesis, cellular respiration, enzymes, proteins, diffusion, and…

  • 20 in 20 2nd Edition - MCAS Review (Cambridge) Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    **Please note that this workshop is at capacity. We will continue to accept registrations but those that register after 1/10/2019 will be placed on a waiting list. You will receive a notice 3 weeks…

  • DNA electrophoresis and PCR-Beyond the Basics Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

    **NEW** Looking to take your biotech labs to the next level? Participants will manipulate sequences using SnapGene Viewer (a free online program), practice PCR primer design, learn about different…

  • Exploring Personal Genetics with PCR (Cambridge) Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Participants will isolate their own DNA and use PCR to amplify the gene responsible for the ability to taste bitter compound phenylthiocarbamide (PTC). They will then determine their genotype through…

  • Exploring Photosynthesis and Respiration (Cambridge) Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Do you want fun labs to investigate photosynthesis, respiration, and enzymes? Learn how to create algae and yeast balls by encapsulating algae or yeast in sodium alginate. Then use the model system…

  • 2019 BioTeach Summer Institute at UMass-Amherst July 8th - 12th, 2019 | 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:30 PM on selected evenings.

    Join us for the FREE 5 day BioTeach Summer Institute focused on biotechnology and molecular biology techniques and lab activities. The workshop will be held Monday - Friday, July 8 th - 12 th, 2019…

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