INSTRUCTOR: Amy Prevost, Ph.D., Director, Scientific Courses

SCHEDULE: Training will consist of a half-day of training combining lecture with lab demonstrations with discussion, from 9:30am – 12:30pm. Please see our recommendations for preparation.



CONTENT: This practical course is for non-scientists who are interested in gaining an understanding of molecular biology-based concepts and techniques that drive the biotechnology industry. Lab demonstrations augment and solidifies knowledge gained in lecture and discussion. Specific objectives may vary depending on individual or group interest. These sessions may also be structured to be at an intermediate or advanced level.

Nucleic Acid Isolation DNA isolation from cells
Gel Electrophoresis Visualize the DNA
Molecular Cloning rDNA technologies using bioluminescence
Gene Expression Make a protein and test it’s functionality