Biotech Camp: Tools of the Trade

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Logistics: $150 registration fee includes lab materials, a daily snack, and lunch on Friday.

An immersive experience with the tools of biotechnology will provide campers an introduction to the techniques that are used in university, hospital, and industrial laboratories. Campers will gain hands-on experience with DNA extraction, culturing microbes, digital microscopy, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and gel electrophoresis by performing their own experiments.  Campers will work at their own pace, prior experience is not required.

All paid registrations will receive a camp logistics email from the Camp Director by the Wednesday before camp begins.  This email will include details about where to meet on Monday, how to dress, and other camp logistics.

Date(s) of camp: 
Monday, July 15, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily
Entering 9th through graduating high school seniors
UNI Campus, Camp Director email will include specifics.
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For registration questions, please contact UNI STEM Secretary, Shelia Kelly at or 319-273-7399.
For camp program and other questions, please contact, UNI STEM Coordinator, Marcy Seavey at

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