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  • Exploring Personal Genetics with PCR (Amherst) Rescheduled Tuesday, May 22, 2018 | 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Participants will isolate their own DNA, use PCR to amplify the gene responsible for the ability to taste bitter compounds, and analyze the PCR products by restriction enzyme analysis and…

  • Exploring Personal Genetics with PCR (Amherst) Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 | 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Participants will isolate their own DNA, use PCR to amplify the gene responsible for the ability to taste bitter compounds, and analyze the PCR products by restriction enzyme analysis and…

  • Gel Electrophoresis: The Basics and Beyond Friday, April 13th, 2018 | 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

    Always wanted to do gels with your students but just didn’t know where to start? Maybe you know how to do gels but just want a refresher course to boost your confidence. This workshop will start with…

  • Genetically Modified Organisms (Cambridge) Monday, March 26th, 2018 | 8:30am - 4:00pm

    Participants will complete testing of various food items for the presence of transgenes using three different kits and compare the advantages and disadvantages of each for different classes.…

  • The Wolbachia Project (Cambridge) Saturday, March 24th, 2018 | 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

    Experience the next generation of the Wolbachia Project which, for over 10 years, has introduced real-world scientific research into high school biology labs and lesson plans with inquiry, discovery,…

  • Exploring Personal Genetics with PCR (Cambridge) Saturday, March 24th, 2018 | 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Participants will isolate their own DNA, use PCR to amplify the gene responsible for the ability to taste bitter compounds, and analyze the PCR products by restriction enzyme analysis and…

  • Exploring Personal Genetics with PCR (Amherst) Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 | 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Participants will isolate their own DNA, use PCR to amplify the gene responsible for the ability to taste bitter compounds, and analyze the PCR products by restriction enzyme analysis and…

  • Exploring Photosynthesis and Respiration (Cambridge) Monday, February 26th, 2018 | 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Do you want fun labs to investigate photosynthesis, respiration, and enzymes? Learn how to make algae and yeast balls (sodium alginate encapsulated algae and yeast) to use as a model system to study…

  • DNA Electrophoresis and Easy PCR (Cambridge) Thursday, January 25th, 2018 | 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Participants will perform three labs: restriction digest of lambda DNA, plasmid mapping using restriction enzyme analysis, and identification of antibiotic resistant bacteria using PCR and gel…

  • Basic Biotechnology Skills and Equipment for your Classroom (Cambridge) Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 | 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Practice pipetting, solution making, sterile techniques, dye and DNA gel electrophoresis, and a bacterial transformation. This workshop qualifies for 10 PDPs based upon completion of the designated…