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Molecular Ecology and Evolution of Dragonflies

Portal to Discovery

Monday, August 4, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Friday, August 8, 2014 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

Upton, NY

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Molecular Ecology and Evolution of Dragonflies


An authentic research experience in genetics awaits you in this week-long workshop.  Students will extract and amplify dragonfly DNA.  Using special software, students will examine the DNA sequences and determine the family tree of their specimens.  

Laboratory and analytical methods include:

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
  • Gel electrophoresis
  • Interpreting results of sequenced dragonfly DNA
  • Running a Blast Analysis
  • Creating a phylogenetic tree

Participants must be entering Grades 7, 8, or 9

Dates: August 4 - 8, 2014, 8 am - 1 pm

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Brookhaven National Laboratory
2 Center St
Upton, NY 11973

Monday, August 4, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Friday, August 8, 2014 at 1:00 PM (EDT)


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Portal to Discovery

This course is presented by the Portal to Discovery.  The Portal to Discovery is a partnership between Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) and LIMSAT.  

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