At Bio-Tek Services we pride ourselves in our ability to provide quality Biotechnology and Microbiology Professional Development Workshops for teachers and support staff. Our 1-3 day Workshops are specifically designed to enable educators to gain confidence in the provision of engaging, cutting-edge laboratory based learning experiences for their students. Workshops can be conducted for individuals or groups at your institution or for individuals/small groups in our laboratory. 

We can design a Program specifically for you, to enable you to integrate biotechnology or microbiology learning experiences into your curriculum. Each ‘hands-on' session within the Program is dedicated to a specific aspect or concept of biotechnology or microbiology.

Program Features:

  • Designed specifically for schools by experienced science educators
  • Proven success in school laboratories
  • Experiments and Activities include Inquiry-based Experiment Extensions
  • Emphasis on Contextual Education, Vocation & Technology
  • Equipment used is affordable, durable and designed specifically for education
  • Sessions can be tailored to virtually any facet of Biotechnology or microbiology Education
  • Each Session is supported by comprehensive background notes, information on how to prep the activities, protocols, teaching recommendations and student guidelines and questions.

Examples of Typical Workshop Sessions:

  • DNA Isolation- Bacterial, Plasmid, Plant, Animal and Human
  • Principles and Applications of Agarose Gel Electrophoresis
  • Restriction Enzyme Digestion, Ligation and Cloning
  • Protein Biochemistry and Acrylamide Gel Electrophoresis
  • Principles and Applications of Chromatography
  • Working Microbiologically (Techniques, Regulations, WH&S, Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Bacterial Transformation
  • Tissue Culture
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Forensic Biotechnology

A certificate is provided for each workshop completed. 

Have you or your institution thought about becoming a leader in contemporary Bio-Science Education in your region? At Bio-Tek Services we are constantly seeking partnerships with those who are curriculum leaders/innovators. Together we can work to bring cutting-edge learning experiences to educators and support staff in your region.

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