Summer short course, Recomb. DNA, Univ. Maryland

Terry Viancour viancour at
Fri Mar 8 01:23:55 EST 1996

1996 Biotechnology Hands-On Workshop in Recombinant DNA Methodologies & 

Sponsored by the Department of Biological Sciences and Continuing Education, 
University of Maryland, Baltomore County

July 15 - 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weekend excluded

This laboratory-intensive, hands-on workshop is designed to introduce the
strategies, techniques, and applications of current recombinant DNA and
molecular biology methodology.  Lectures will complement laboratory
sessions. Concepts and techniques covered during the workshop will be
readily applicable to basic research and development programs as well as to
classroom instruction.

UMBC faculty members Nessly Craig, Ph.D., and Julie Wolf, M.S., will bring
their combined expertise in biotechnology and science education to the
10-day course as instructors.

Lecture Topics presented by Dr. Craig:

Cloning Strategies
Library Construction and Screening
PCR - Polymerase Chain Reaction
Nucleic Acid Hybridization Applications
Utility of Restriction and MOdifying Enzymes

Laboratory Topics guided by Ms. Wolf:

Plasmid, Chromosomal DNA, and RNA Isolation
Restriction Enzyme Digestion
Gel Electrophoresis
Gene Cloning
Southern and Northern Blotting
PCR - Polymerase Chain Reaction
Bacterial Transformation and Screening
Eukaryotic Tissue Culture and Transfection

Who Should Attend:

College and University Faculty
Research Fellows
Graduate Students
Industry Researchers
Medical Residents
Laboratory Technicians

(Participants should have earned at least a bachelor's degree in biology or
a related scientific discipline)

Program Fee:

$1,200 (includes laboratory materials, text, and lunch)
($100 discount to University of Maryland System students, faculty, and
staff who wish to be put on a waiting list until July 1 and then notified
if space is available)

Limited enrollment - please register early.
The registration deadline is July 5, 1986

For information, contact UMBC Continuing Education: tel. (410) 455-2336,
fax (410) 455-1074, E-mail:  MUSIL at UMBC.EDU

Optional housing available at extra cost with or without a full meal plan.

Terry Viancour, Associate Professor    | mailto:viancour at
Department of Biological Sciences      | phone: (410) 455-2267, 455-3800
University of Maryland Baltimore County| FAX:   (410) 455-3875
Baltimore, MD 21228-5398               |

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