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Teacher Make & Take: Gel Electrophoresis

  • Thursday, March 03, 2016
  • 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Are gel electrophoresis labs too expensive to do with your students? Come to the Micro World Investigate Lab and learn how to make a DIY gel electrophoresis unit out of used tip boxes, 9 volt batteries and paperclips. Also explore alternatives to using agarose for the separation matrix. Materials will be provided so that each participant takes a working electrophoresis unit back to their classroom.

Registration information: Online registration
*Please note our registration system is not compatible with smartphones.

For more information contact Debbie Huston, scheduling coordinator, at 919.707.9840.



  • Fee: $10 per participant
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  • Requirements: Minimum age 18. This workshop is targeted at public, private and homeschool educators.
  • Cancellation Notice: This program is subject to cancellation if a minimum number of participants is not met. Refunds will only be given if this program is canceled by the Museum. Notice of cancellation will be given via email, at least 72 hours in advance.
  • Program Instructor: Christy Flint, Coordinator of the Micro World Investigate Lab
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March 3, 2016
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
$10 per participant


Micro World Investigate Lab

Nature Research Center
121 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States


Debbie Huston