Alu is an example of a so-called "jumping gene" - a transposable DNA sequence that "reproduces" by copying itself and inserting into new chromosome locations.
Alu is an example of a so-called "jumping gene" - a transposable DNA sequence that "reproduces" by copying itself and inserting into new chromosome locations.<
Alu, jumping gene, LINE, SINE
New York high school students interview Dr. Scott Lowe of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center about using restriction enzyme analysis in cancer research, then perform the experiment.
TeaBOL is a DNA barcoding project where New York City students explored the genetic biodiversity of different tea brands.
An animation introducing the concept of a DNA barcode, how it works, and what type of research questions DNA barcoding can answer.
New York high school students interview Nobel Laureate, Dr. Martin Chalfie of Columbia University, then perform the experiment with green fluorescent protein (GFP) that he pioneered.
Gel photo of PCR amplification to detect GMO or transgenes in food.
New York high school students set out to find Thomas Hunt Morgan's "Fly Room" at Columbia University, where seminal genetics research took place in the early 20th century.
The Urban Barcode Project is a science competition where high school students use DNA barcoding to explore genetic biodiversity in New York City.
Fred Sanger outlines DNA sequencing.
Phil Sharp and Richard Roberts shared the 1993 Nobel Prize for the discovery of the split gene theory.
DNA profiling, DNA fingerprinting, gel analysis