Biotechnology

Steve Scheidell
Last updated on  May 25, 2011

Month

Content

Learning Activity

Core Standard

August/ September

  1. History of Biotech
  2. Lab Safety & Lab write-ups
  3. Chemistry 
  4. Lab Equipment
  5. Conversions
  6. Solutions/Dilutions
  7. Spectrophotometry
  1. Pipetting 
  2. Solution Preparation
  3. Serial Dilutions 
  4. Spectrophotometric Analysis
  1. 1.01    History of Biotech
  2. 1.03 & 1.04   Biotech Careers
  3. 2.01 - .04 Safety
  4. 01.01 - 01.03 Chemistry 

October

  1. Biochemistry
  2. Protein structure & function
  3. DNA structure & function
  1. Protein purification Chromatography 
  2. Protein Analysis SDS Page
  3. Enzyme activity assay
  1. 02.01 - 02.03  Biochemistry

November

  1. DNA replication - protein synthesis
  2. Genetic code
  3. DNA technology
  4. Restriction Enzymes
  5. Electrophoresis 
  6. PCR
  7. Sequencing 
  8. Immunology - cell line maintenance
  9. Human disease diagnostics ELISA
  1. Restriction analysis of DNA
  2. Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay ELISA
  1. 7.01 7.04 DNA Replication & Protein Synthesis

December

  1. Human disease diagnostics cont.
  2. Karyotype
  3. Fluoroscopy
  4. IFA
  5. Bacteria morphology - metabolism
  1. Sterile Technique - Microorganisms
  2. Gram Stain/Identification of Bacteria
  3. Whats in Your Mouth? 
  4. Isolation & Identification of Bacteria
  1. 5.04  Karyotype
  2. 6.01 - 6.03 Bacteria

January

  1. Antibiotic Mechanisms of Action
  2. Internet Investigation of Antibiotics
  3. Antibiotic Presentations
  1. Antibiotic Sensitivity
  2. Internet research Human Genetic Disease
  3. Multimedia Presentations
  1. 6.01 - 6.03 Bacteria

February

  1. Human genetic disease 
  2. Bioethics 
  3. Plasmid Vectors
  4. Restriction of DNA
  1. Multimedia Presentations
  2. Transformation AMPr E coli MM294
  1. 07.01 - 07.02    Recombinant DNA

March

  1. Oligonucleotide Probe Screening
  2. Northern and Southern hybridization
  3. Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Gene Regulation 
  4. Homeobox Regulation of Development
  5. Bioethics
  1. Effects of DNA Methylation
  2. Transformation with Plasmid Vector
  3. Mid-log Culture Preparation
  4. Plasmid DNA Purification
  5. Recombination of Antibiotic Genes
  1. 07.01 - 07.02    Recombinant DNA

April

  1. Molecular Biology of Cancer
  2. Human Genome Mapping
  3. Mitochondrial DNA
  4. RFLP VNTR PCR
  5. DNA Diagnosis
  6. Bioethics
  7. Applications of DNA Science in Agricultural, Medical and Industrial Fields
  1. Recombinant DNA Transformation
  2. Replica Plating
  3. Recombinant DNA Purification
  4. PCR- 
  5. Mitochondrial DNA
  6. Forensic Markers
  7. Disease Detection 
  1. 07.01 - 07.02    Recombinant DNA

May/June

  1. Forensics
  2. The Trial!!!
  1. PCR 
  2. Urinalysis for Disease & Drugs
  3. Crime Scene Analysis for Drugs, Poisons, Hair, & Fibers
  4. Crime Scene Analysis for DNA Evidence
  1. Essay Exams
  2. Lab Write-ups
  3. Lab Skill Analysis