Event Date(s): Monday, July 25, 2022 - 09:00am CDT to Friday, July 29, 2022 - 04:00pm CDT
BTC Institute Teacher Course
Biotechnology: The Basics
No course fees and stipends will be provided to successful applicants.
July 25-29, 2022; 9:00am-4:00pm, lunch provided.
Are you interested in incorporating biotechnology topics in your teaching? If your knowledge of biotechnology is limited or you want to brush up on basic biotechnology techniques, this is the course for you!
This one-week laboratory-based course is designed to introduce teachers to the fundamentals of biotechnology. Topics include:
DNA structure and function
bacterial transformation stem cells
restriction enzyme digestion bioethics
careers and training in biotechnology
polymerase chain reaction (PCR) biofuels
NASA & biotechnology
In addition, there will be opportunities to develop your laboratory preparatory skills and collaborate with other teachers to integrate biotechnology into your curriculum