C. elegans Behavior Kit
Compare a wild-type strain of C. elegans to a neurologic mutant to understand how a loss of the AIY and ASE neurons impacts learning capacity through a chemotaxis experiment.
pGLO™ Bacterial Transformation Kit
The pGLO kit enables students to transform bacteria by the same procedure used by molecular biologists to introduce a gene from the bioluminescent jellyfish Aequorea victoria.
Green Fluorescent Protein Chromatography Kit
Use this kit in conjunction with the pGLO™ kit to take your students through the process of creating a new product — from discovery in the laboratory to biomanufacturing to market.
pGLO™ Kit SDS-PAGE Extension
Use this kit as an addition to the pGLO kit to illustrate the central dogma of molecular biology: DNA transcription, protein translation, and the expression of a trait.
Secrets of the Rainforest™ Kit
Introduce your students to the world of commercial biotechnology by involving them in a simulated scenario as employees at a company in the drug discovery business.
Microbes and Health Kit
Teach students about bacterial metabolism, cellular chemistry, and the role of bacteria in disease and food microbiology. Follow Koch's postulates by isolating bacteria from yogurt.
Biofuel Enzyme Kit
Explore enzyme kinetics and function through the real-world application of cellulosic ethanol production. Calculate the conversion rate of a model biofuel substrate by cellobiase.
Size Exclusion Chromatography Kit
Give students hands-on experience with column chromatography, a common method for biopharmaceutical protein separation. Demonstrate the principles of size exclusion chromatography.
Got Protein?™ Kit
Introduce students to proteomics and provide the tools for them to develop their own protein-based experiments based on Bio-Rad's Quick Start™ Bradford protein assay.
ELISA Immuno Explorer™ Kit
Explore applied immunology by guiding students in the detection of an antibody or antigen in a sample using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).
Comparative Proteomics Kit I: Protein Profiler Module
Show students how to use protein electrophoresis, the most widely used technique in life science research, to study protein structure and function and explore evolutionary relationships.
Comparative Proteomics Kit II: Western Blot Module
Teach students to use antibodies to identify one protein among hundreds of other proteins and distinguish closely and distantly related species of fish by western blotting.
Comparative Proteomics Kits I and II: Protein Profiler and Western Blot Modules
Combine the Protein Profiler electrophoresis module (166-2700EDU) and the Western Blot module (166-2800EDU) to guide students through a complete, hands-on proteomics workflow.
Rapid Blotting and V3 Western Workflow™
Teach your students about a new chemistry that allows visualization of proteins separated on PAGE gels without staining. Complete a western blotting workflow in one 3-hour lab block!
DNA Model Kit
Easily build a biologically accurate DNA model by attaching the foam nucleotide bases, assembling the DNA strands, and then twisting them into the familiar double helix.
Genes in a Bottle™ Kit
Guide students in using a real-world laboratory procedure to extract genomic DNA from their own cheek cells, then precipitate and bottle it in a necklace amulet — a cool keepsake!
Forensic DNA Fingerprinting Kit
Illustrate the principles of forensic DNA testing methods. Using real DNA as evidence, your students play the role of crime scene investigators to find out "Who done it?"
Analysis of Precut Lambda DNA Kit
Incorporate the basic tools of molecular biology into your laboratory exercises: cut DNA with restriction enzymes and use electrophoresis to separate and visualize DNA fragments.
IDEA Electrophoresis Kit
Teach the skills required for agarose gel electrophoresis using food dye to illustrate how molecules move through a molecular sieve in an exercise with real-world relevance.
STEM Electrophoresis Kit
Build a horizontal gel electrophoresis chamber and show how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are integrated in developing tools to solve problems.
Crime Scene Investigator PCR Basics™ Kit
Introduce the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to your students and enable them to simulate DNA profiling as commonly used in forensic laboratories.
PV92 PCR Informatics Kit
Allow your students to use real-world forensic techniques to extract DNA from their hair follicles or cheek cells and then fingerprint their own DNA using PCR and electrophoresis.
Fish DNA Barcoding Kit
Combine PCR and DNA sequencing techniques to teach your students how to genetically identify different fish species.
GMO Investigator™ Kit
Use PCR and DNA electrophoresis to test for the presence of two different GMO-associated DNA sequences commonly used in transgenic plants.
Crime Scene Investigator PCR Basics™ Real-Time PCR Starter Kit
Teach students the principles of real-time quantitative PCR (qPCR) and its use in forensic DNA analysis.
GMO Investigator™ Real-Time PCR Starter Kit
Illustrate the principles of real-time quantitative PCR (qPCR) and its use in testing foods for the presence of genetic modifications.
Cloning and Sequencing Explorer Series — All Eight Modules
Clone and analyze a real gene with the Cloning and Sequencing Explorer series, a 6–8 week sequence of laboratory activities ranging from DNA extraction to bioinformatics analysis.
Protein Expression and Purification Series — All Four Modules
Introduce students to the world of cancer research and biomanufacturing with this modular 5–7 period laboratory activity series in which students express, purify, and evaluate an enzyme.