Lab Skills Nights! PCR and primer design
Thursday May 10th or Thursday May 24th at 7 pm
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Lab Skill Nights at BUGSS! Take 2 hours to learn an hands-on lab technique!
To help work around busy schedules, two nights a month we will offer a hands-on learning experience of a specific technique.
-For those that have not yet picked up a pipette it takes a bit getting used to. We will go over several proper pipetting techniques and tips to make sure you feel comfortable and confident. Soon enough this well-known molecular biology tool will be one of your favorites.
Polymerase Chain Reaction and Primer Design: We will be learning how to set up (one of the most used reactions in the lab) the enzyme reaction! Using the DNA polymerase enzyme derived from bacteria we will be able to exponentially “amplify” our DNA copies! We will also cover general primer design, to help amplify specific parts of DNA.
Digital Badges can be requested to be earned with each session via Credly. Please mention during course!
This will be an immersive hands-on class so be prepared to attend the full 2 hours and listen carefully. Additional material will be available to help understand concepts and basic biology of this technique and applications.
Non-members $30, members $12
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