Introduction to Biotechnology, micropipetting, gel electrophoresis, DNA Restriction and cloning.

Introduction to Biotechnology, micropipetting, gel electrophoresis, DNA Restriction and cloning.

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
(Eastern Timezone)
The Baldwin School of Puerto Rico
PO Box 1827
bayamon 00960
Puerto Rico

This workshop is open for middle schools and high school science teachers. Participants will learn basic concepts about Biotechnology and the curriculum of the ABE program. They will also have hands-on experience on basic biotechnology techniques such as: measurement at micro-scales using the micropipette, separation of molecules using electrophoresis, and restriction digestion of DNA. 
 

Labs covered: 

  • Laboratories 1.1 and 1.2: Micropipetting and Gel Electrophoresis
  • Laboratory 2: Preparing to Clone the rfp Gene: Digesting the pKAN-R and pARA
  • Laboratory 3: Building the pARA-R Plasmid