We extracted DNA from human saliva and banana in our semi-functional, backyard science lab! It was sort of like a pre-introduction to science which we did ourselves!
1) Extracting DNA from Banana: <<Read here
2) Exracting DNA from Saliva:
Images of our DNA we extracted from saliva:
- All DNA pictures have been uploaded. Take your pick here
Some interesting articles:
http://www.edgarlissel.de/data/mnemosyne_II_01e.html (The photosensitive stripes are made of bacteria)
The Registry of Parts Exercise
To research a feasible idea among the various ideas that came up during the brainstorming session and present a dummy procedure on how to achieve the result on the basis of the scientific knowledge acquired in the two and a half weeks into iGEM.
Sanya: Bacteria that indicates rise in and regulates body temperature.Media:Light.jpg
All That Glitters: Neha's Bacterial Jewelery
Beginning laboratory procedures: Introducing ourselves to understand working in a professional laboratory.
2) Preparing the Plasmid (minprep)
3) Digesting the DNA
4) Running the gel (Gel Electrophoresis)