Biotechnology Education Workshop

JSBhitek jsbhitek at aol.com
Mon Jan 15 02:06:45 EST 1996


A hands-on Short Course in Biotechnology entitled "Applications of
Biotechnology for Society" will be held January 26 and 27, 1996 at
Cerritos College, Norwalk, California. 

EDVOTEK is pleased to announce a short course which focuses on selected
methods used in biotechnology applications which are of major significance
to society.  The two-day short course is open to college faculty and
Advanced Biology and AP Biology pre-college instructors.  Participants
will perform several "hands-on" experimental activities which have been
successfully implemented in classroom laboratories around the world. 
Emphasis will be placed on small group instruction, which will be
augmented with theoretical lecture and discussion sessions.  The $195
registration fee covers the cost of reagents and materials to be used in
the workshop, lunch on Day 1, as well as resource materials to help
facilitate incorporation of biotechnology activities in science curricula.

Friday, January 26th  9 am. to 5 pm.

Lecture/Discussions:
  Implementing Biotechnology Activities in Science Teaching
  Biotechnology/Gel Electrophoresis
  Human DNA Analysis
  DNA Fingerprinting in Forensics and Paternity Testing
  DNA Mapping and Sequencing
  Southern Blot Analysis

"Hands-on" Experimental Activities:
   Agarose Gel Electrophoresis
     *  Casting agarose gels
     *  Sample delivery & running gels
     *  Staining and Visualiation of DNA with Methylene Blue
              Plusx
  DNA Fingerprinting Simulation
  DNA Sizing and Mapping
  Setting up a Southern Blot

Saturday, January 27th  9 am-12:30 pm.

Lecture/Discussions:  
  Recap of Day 1
  The Human Genome Project
  AIDS/HIV Detection

"Hands-on" Experimental Activities:
   Southern Blot Fixing and Detection
   Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Questions can be sent to:
John Boyle, Professor of Biology 
Cerritos College
Norwalk, CA  90650
310-860-2451  ext.2682
jsbhitek at aol.com

Send $195 registration fee to address listed below.
     EDVOTEK Educational Services
     14241 N.E. Woodinville-Duvall Rd.
          Suite 172
     Woodinville, WA 98072

Make check payable to EDVOTEK, Inc.
Don't forget to include information regarding your  1)  name   2)  school 
 3)  address  4) voice telephone number  5)  FAX telephone number  and/or 
 6) email address.



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