Greg Artzner
Lynda Blankenship
Elizabeth Bloom
D.S. Cohen
Amy Crouse-Powers
Sandra Dutton
Biologists of the E.N. Huyck Preserve
Diane Gallo
Judge Helene G. Goldberger
Paul Grondahl
Kim and Reggie Harris
Audrey Hynes
Susan Jenks
Bryce Johannes
Pamela Katz
John La Rocca
Judy Lawson
Terry Leonino
Alice Lichtenstein
LYC Program of the NYSBA
Joe Maloney
Kelly Martin
Veronique Martin
Alison Miller
Linda Miller
Richard Miller
Kathleen OConnell
Penny Perkins
Bonnie Persico
Marylou Pudiak
Mary Rea
Mary Reed McCall
Mary Ann Ronconi
Bill Short
Art Thorman
Karina Walker
Mike Darwin Yerky
Bethany Zamek
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Mike Darwin Yerky

Mike received his Ph.D. in physical anthropology from the University of Zurich, Switzerland and as CIBT's "Road Warrior" (Outreach Coordinator), he travels literally thousands of miles per year to bring sophisticated labs to students and teachers throughout New York State.


DNA Protein Gel Electrophoresis

Students will separate a mixture of proteins using SDS-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE). PAGE is a powerful analytical technique with numerous applications in modern biology. Suggested organisms to compare include various fishes, mammals, poultry and/or sea foods, all of which are available from a grocery store. Students will develop an experimental design, prepare samples of muscle tissue from various organisms, observe the process of electrophoresis, and analyze their results. Analysis consists of comparing protein bands according to their molecular weight positions on the gel.

This workshop is operated separately or as part of a four-part DNA Series including DNA Profiling in the Courtroom, DNA Forensic Investigation, and DNA and Public Policy.

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