Outreach

summer-workshop-2014-bannerBiotech Summer Workshop for High School Students and Teachers

For summer 2014, the Center for Life Sciences Technology is offering biotech training courses to high school teachers and students. Teachers will receive 3 CEUs.

From bioremediation to agriculture, pharmaceuticals and even your laundry detergent, biotechnology is being integrated more and more into our day to day lives.

Participants will get hands – on experience with a variety of tools and instruments used in modern molecular biology and biotechnology research labs. Laboratory experiments include agarose gel electrophoresis, genetic transformation with GFP, polymerase chain reaction, DNA finger printing and DNA microarray. Instructional materials to replicate these experiments will be provided.

Visit the Past Outreach Courses page to view images from previous workshops.

Sessions

Session 1 : June 16-18, 2014
Session 2: June 23-25, 2014

Please send in your applications as soon as possible. Session 2 to be opened once Session 1 is filled.

Costs

$325 – Cost covers application fee, registration, tuition, supplies, materials and laboratory manual.

Registration Forms

Deadline for applications is June 1, 2014.

High School Student Registration Form (PDF)
High School Teacher Registration Form (PDF)

For more information, contact Kevin Smith at kwsmith@uh.edu.