Year 12 DNA!
On Monday 18th July the year 12 biology class finally made it to Federation University to take part in a DNA Workshop. After a quick safety talk students grabbed their safety gear and began the real task of undertaking a gel electrophoresis and genetic transformation. Steady hands were needed to load the wells of the gel with DNA samples and then fun was had trying to insert a plasmid encoded with an antibiotic gene back into bacteria. ...... Read More