Archive for the ‘Biotechnology’ Category

All posts in Biotechnology category.

Biotech Incubator Presentations

August 02, 2018 | 2:42 pm

Congratulations to our Biotechnology students for presenting their Biotech Incubator projects to their peers and Team Advisors today!!

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DNA Extraction

August 01, 2018 | 1:25 pm

Today our Biotechnology students learned how to extract DNA from strawberries, using household products like dish detergent and rubbing alcohol!

Check out all the cool photos from the activity here on Flickr.

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Roboroach Activity

July 31, 2018 | 7:04 pm

Today our Biotechnology students began their Roboroach activity, in which the students perform ‘surgery’ on a real-life cockroach!! The goal is to be able to connect the roach’s antenna to a Bluetooth device.

View all the photos from the afternoon’s activity here on Flickr.

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Biotech Expo

July 30, 2018 | 7:26 pm

Yesterday, our Biotechnology students completed a series of rotations led by their Team Advisors, in which the students completed a set of mini scientific experiments in their TA groups!

Check out all the photos from the set of activities here on Flickr.

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Skyline Labs

July 29, 2018 | 10:01 am

Our Biotechnology students have been in lab for the last 3 days, learning about the cell at the molecular level and conducting their own experiments with DNA fragments.

Watch the video below to learn more about the students’ second day of lab work!

Skyline Labs

July 21, 2018 | 8:10 pm

Today our Biotechnology students continued their lab-learning activities at Skyline College, where they performed experiments using agarose gel electrophoresis and learned crime scene PCR skills.

Check out the photos from lab today here on Flickr!

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Gladstone Institutes

July 20, 2018 | 8:32 am

Yesterday our Biotechnology students heard from scientists at the Gladstone Institutes about the typical scientific research process after one’s undergraduate education, and learned what it takes to combine business and science in a biotech career!

Watch the video below to hear more.

Bionic Design

July 18, 2018 | 10:28 am

This morning, our Biotechnology students learned how to make a clenching, mechanical arm using computer code and some wiring!

Check out more photos from the activity here on Flickr.

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Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI)

July 17, 2018 | 2:04 pm

Today our Biotechnology students visited the Joint BioEnergy Institute to learn about renewable energy research that focuses on energy generated from biomass.

Watch the video below to learn more about what the students saw on their facility tour!

RoboRoach Update

July 30, 2017 | 11:30 pm

Four roaches were tested and all 4 were successful!