EdvoTech Tips: How does a standard curve work?

Agarose gel electrophoresis uses electricity and a porous gel matrix to separate mixtures of DNA molecules into discrete bands based on their size.  As the current is running, the DNA molecules move through the pores in the gel.  Since it’s…

Resources to teach your students about chemical safety using Safety Data Sheets

Student experimentation in the laboratory is an integral part of the biotechnology education. However, there are hazards in the lab, and when protocols are not followed, accidents can happen. Therefore, laboratory safety is a critical part of scientific training. This…