Forensic Science

Crime Scene Investigator PCR Basics Kit

Crime Scene Investigator PCR Basics Kit

Students have a natural curiosity surrounding forensic science, which is frequently featured in popular culture in TV series such as CSI, Dexter, and Bones. Biotechnology has produced major advances in forensic science, for example, forensic toxicology and DNA profiling. Bio-Rad offers hands-on lab activities that allow students to step into the role of an investigator and apply the latest in molecular biology techniques, including DNA fingerprinting and PCR. These kits engage students while teaching them core scientific principles lab skills.

Related Kits for Forensic Science

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?"

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
Teach students how to collect and extract DNA from their cheek cells or hair follicles and then use PCR and electrophoresis to fingerprint their own DNA.

Crime Scene Investigator PCR Basics Real-Time PCR Starter Kit
Teach students the principles of real-time quantitative PCR (qPCR) using the pre-made DNA templates from the Crime Scene Investigator PCR Basics Kit.

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