Camp Biotech I 2019: The Wonders of DNA
Provided byBTC Institute
CAMP BIOTECH I: THE WONDERS OF DNA
Want to know how scientists can determine who committed a crime from just a small blood sample or how genetic mutants might be made? Satisfied their curiosity about these questions and more by attending CAMP BIOTECH I: THE WONDERS OF DNA. Dates: Monday, June 17 - Friday, June 21, 2019, 9am-3:30pm, at the BTC Institute in Fitchburg, WI.
This one week experience at the BTC Institute is for students entering 9th or 10th grade in fall semester 2019 who are interested learning more about DNA and genetic engineering. Students will build a DNA model, learn how to extract DNA from cells, transfer DNA into cells by heat shock transformation, amplify DNA to detect small quantities by PCR, and use restriction enzymes to identify DNA sequences. No prior DNA knowledge is necessary.
Cost: $380 (included all materials; lunch and snacks; scholarships are available for students who qualify for free or reduced lunch).