GBTI - Summer Biotechnology Academy

Date: 
Monday, July 18, 2011 - 4:00pm - Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 4:00pm
Location
Gwinnett Technical College
5150 Sugarloaf Pkwy
Lawrenceville
30043
678-226-6282

The Georgia Bioscience Technology Institute (GBTI) Summer Teaching Institute assists high school and middle school teachers who wish to use biotechnology in their classrooms.  In addition to practice with activities, GBTI provides teachers with classroom support, industry networking opportunities, student internships, and equipment loans.  

GBTI is a collaborative effort between the Biotechnology Program at Athens Technical College and the Bioscience Program at Gwinnett Technical College.  Both programs work to prepare students for work in the exciting Life Science industry. 

 

Teachers will get hands-on practice with the following activities:

  • Red Algae & chromatography
  • Testing for genetically modified organisms
  • ELISAs
  • Microscopy
  • DNA agarose electrophoresis
  • PCR
  • Microbes & health
  • Bioluminescent bacteria

 

Lunch will be provided daily

8 Free Plu’s

Contact person: 
Phil Gibson
phone: 
678-226-6282
email: 
PGibson@gwinnetttech.edu

Please download and complete the attached form and send it to Dr. Gwinnett.

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