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Introductory Biotechnology Workshop for High School Teachers at the University of North Carolina Wilmington

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Award date: 
Mar 2, 2012
Award amount: 
$24,355
Organization name: 
UNC - Wilmington
Principal Investigator: 
Pyott, Sonja J.
Grant program category: 
Education Support
Grant program name: 
Education & Training Workshop
Region: 
Southeastern

The five-day "Introductory Biotechnology Workshop for High School Teachers at the University of North Carolina Wilmington" is hosted by Dr. Dennis Kubasko, Director of the Center for Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and Dr. Sonja Pyott, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology and Marine Biology, from July 9 to 13, 2012. Through a blend of lectures, discussions, and hands-on activities (dry and wet laboratory activities), workshop participants will practice and apply various biotechnology skills, including gel electrophoresis, restriction enzyme analysis, PCR, and bioinformatics. Equipped with these new skills, workshop participants will be prepared to implement these techniques in their classrooms. The instructional team includes Dr.

Fiscal year: 
2012