Molecular Biology - Rising 10th-12th Graders

Topics to be covered in this course include:

  • DNA/RNA chemistry
  • Gene cloning
  • Protein separation via column chromatography
  • Manipulations of bacteria
  • Bacterial transformations
  • Isolation of plasmid and recombinant DNA
  • Restriction analysis of DNA
  • Extractions, analysis, and separation and quantification of DNA and proteins in agarose gel electrophoresis

This course is offered in Sessions Five (July 5-11) and Seven (July 19-25).

Course Leader: Donna Weinbrenner, Ph.D.