Biotech Basic Training

June 26 - 28, 2018


Facilitator: Mary Clark (Whitney M. Young Magnet High School)

This introductory workshop, led by an expert teacher and facilitated by Northwestern University, is designed to be a quick and easy introduction to 21st-century lab skills & practices including pipetting, culturing bacteria, and DNA gel electrophoresis. Teachers expand their knowledge of current biological research and explore new ways to teach topics in biotechnology with hands-on, inquiry-based, NGSS-aligned labs.

Participants earn access to free lab materials and loaner equipment through the Baxter Box program.