Laboratory Skills for Biology and Health

Course Description


An OpenSTEM laboratory school providing you with 18 hours of ‘hands on’ experience with several widely used molecular and microbiological techniques to investigate bacterial antibiotic resistance.  Techniques will include PCR, qPCR, agarose gel electrophoresis, bacterial plasmid transformation, micro-pipette handling, sterile working, serial dilution for bacterial enumeration and analysis of GFP expression. The laboratory protocols are designed to develop both good laboratory practice (GLP) and good microbiological practice (GMP).


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