Biotech on the Road

  • Date :  September 20, 2017 & September 20, 2017
  • Time : 06:00 pm
  • Venue : Two locations, Regina Public libraries, Regina

The Saskatchewan Science Centre Go!Science outreach will lead a hands-on workshop on gel electrophoresis at these Regina Public Libraries:

Glen Elm Branch 
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm                                                            
1601 Dewdney Avenue East
Contact: Mary Lou Van De Bon or Tammy Ward
(306) 777-6080

Connaught Branch
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm                                                            
3435-13th Avenue 
Contact: Kaiti Webb or Diana Cook 
(306) 777-6078

Gel electrophoresis is a powerful technique used to manipulate DNA and as an analytical tool, such as in DNA fingerprinting. Build your own gel electrophoresis device from scratch with simple materials, and use electricity to separate colored dyes.  Also learn how to extract DNA from a simple plant!

This is a FREE event for families (children under 6 years will need assistance)

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This Global Biotech Week event is supported by:
Western Economic Diversification Canada

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