DNALC Live

Online educational programming to engage educators, students, and the public.

Upcoming Events

Vertebrate Biology, Part I: Reptiles and Amphibians

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. (EDT)
Audience: General audience

Reptiles and amphibians are among the most diverse and familiar groups of vertebrates on land. Join DNALC educator Jeff Petracca and the staff of the Long Island Aquarium for an introduction to the diversity of reptiles and amphibians, and learn about the interesting behavioral and structural adaptations that have allowed them to occupy so many different types of ecosystems!

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Industrial Enzymology

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020
Time: 3:00 p.m. (EDT)
Audience: Grade 5+

The human genome is comprised of over 20,000 genes. Most genes are like molecular recipes, with coded instructions for creating proteins. Join DNALC instructor Brittany Johnson to learn how cells use genetic instructions to create thousands of different proteins; we’ll focus on a group of proteins called enzymes.

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DNALC Short: DNA Methyltransferases and DNA Methylation

Date: Friday, May 29, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. (EDT)
Audience: Grade 9+

Join DNALC educator Allison Mayle as she explores the roles of enzymes in DNA Methylation. We'll discuss how cells pass their methylation pattern on when they divide, maintenance methylation, and de novo methylation!

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Meet the Scientist: Kimberly Kudlack, MS, CGC, Genetic Counselor

Date: Friday, May 29, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m. (EDT)
Audience: General audience & aspiring genetic counselors

Join us for our Meet the Scientist series, where we introduce you to scientists doing exciting work in academia, industry, medicine, and more! Scientists will discuss their current projects and personal journeys to becoming the experts they are today. This episode features Ms. Kimberly Kudlack, MS, CGC, Genetic Counselor for Maternal Fetal Medicine at Northwell Health, and former educator at the DNA Learning Center.

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COLLABORATOR EVENT

Webinar: Teaching Biotech from a Distance - DNA barcoding in a regulated environment

Date: Friday, May 29, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m. (EDT)
Audience: Community college

DNA barcoding is a popular technique for undergraduate research projects. In this webinar, Dr. Linnea Fletcher (Austin Community College, InnovATEBIO) will describe how this technique can be adapted for use in biotechnology education programs by incorporating principles of working in a regulated environment such as GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices).

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