ABE-DC Weekend PDI

ABE-DC Weekend PDI

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 8:30am to Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 4:30pm
(Eastern Timezone)


Carnegie Academy for Science Education
1530 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
United States

This two-day weekend PDI is open to DC high school science teachers and will cover the Abridged Genetic Engineering Sequence. After successful completion of the training, teachers will be eligible to borrow ABE lab kits beginning in the Spring 2020 semester.

Labs covered: 

  • Laboratories 1.1 and 1.2: Micropipetting and Gel Electrophoresis
  • Laboratory 2A: Preparing to Verify the rfp Gene: Digesting the pARA-R Plasmid
  • Laboratory 4A: Verification of the Recombinant Plasmid Using Gel Electrophoresis
  • Laboratory 5A: Transforming Bacteria with the pARA-R Plasmid
  • Laboratory 6: Purifying the Fluorescent Protein