Camp Biotech I 2019: The Wonders of DNA

Provided by
BTC 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).

 

$380 which includes all materials; lunch and snacks; some scholarships available for students who qualify for free or reduced lunch.
Some scholarships are available to students who qualify for free or reduced lunch. Please contact barbara.bielec@btci.org for scholarship information.
Please register online.
The program is located on the ground floor of the BTC building. Both classroom and laboratory are accessible.

Locations: 

  • BTC Institute, BTC Building, 5445 East Cheryl Parkway, Fitchburg, WI 53711

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Contact

Barbara Bielec
(608) 277-2618
barbara.bielec@btci.org
Quick Details: 
Grades/Ages Served: 
Grade 9 (ages 14 to 15)Grade 10 (ages 15 to 16)Grade 11 (ages 16 to 17)
Time of Day Offered: 
Partial Day
Time of Year Offered: 
Summer
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MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Program Type: 
Career ExplorationScience / Technology / Engineering / Math
Free Program: 
No
Financial Assistance Available: 
Yes
Registration Required: 
Yes
ADA Accessible Location(s): 
Yes
Services for Children with Disabilities: 
No
Transportation Provided: 
No
Bilingual Services: 
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Last updated: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 12:25pm