Methods in Molecular Biology

Methods in Molecular Biology is an exciting laboratory-intensive camp in Barrow, Alaska, which focuses on the principles and techniques of microbiology and molecular biology. The lab will provide an introduction to standard techniques including: isolation and purification of nucleic acids, amplification of DNA, and sequencing DNA from bacterial cultures. In this 2-week long camp students will engage in a small research project followed by short presentation of their findings.  The camp is open to students entering 10th grade and higher.

Additionally, the laboratory portion of the course will immerse students in a 10-week long laboratory project, in which the students will perform their own research using molecular methods. The purpose of the course is to facilitate student learning though research at an early stage in their education.

Credit Opportunity: BIOL 195 – 2 credits.

Dates: Not offered in 2016.

For more information, contact:
Linda Nicholas-Figueroa
Assistant Professor Biology and Chemistry
Ilisagvik College
P.O. Box 749, Barrow, AK 99723
Phone: (907) 852-1848