Exploring the Genetics of Taste: PTC PCR Perfection

SNP analysis of the PTC gene using the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) is one of my favorite ways to demonstrate the link between genotype and phenotype in the classroom laboratory. This wonderful experiment involves the isolation of human DNA from…

Top Five Edvotek YouTube Tutorials for 2021

It's the end of 2021, and our video resources continue to be very popular for our educators, not only for aiding their pre-lab preparation, but also for preparing their students before performing the experiment! So, without further ado, here are…

Frequently Asked Questions: What modifications are needed to run my experiment on the EDGE?

The EDGE electrophoresis system is one of the simplest ways to incorporate agarose gel electrophoresis into the biotechnology classroom. Teachers are loving the integration of electrophoresis tank, power supply, and blue light visualization, making it an easy fit for educational…

It’s Time for an EDGE™ Giveaway!

Its a new season and the school year is well under way. To celebrate cooler weather and to combat those mid-semester blues, we're giving away a Cat. #500 EDGE™ Integrated Electrophoresis System to one lucky winner! The EDGE™ Integrated Electrophoresis…