Biotechnology Starter Kit

£189.00

Biotechnology Starter Kit contains all the materials you need when learning to use Bento Lab for the first time, including instructions and reagents. Go from learning key techniques, to genetic analysis, to discussing questions of bioethics and scientific responsibility. You can go through the Starter Kit on your own – or even better, together with a friend.

 

Estimated delivery time for new orders: February 2019


*Please note that this product is in active development and this is an estimated delivery date. 

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Description

The Starter Kit contains all the materials you need when learning to use Bento Lab for the first time, including instructions and reagents.

First you get starting safely practising the main techniques. To follow, there are 10 mini projects based on real world research examples. The guidebook covers how to conduct genetic analysis and interpret your results. Importantly, the guidebook also discusses how genetic analysis relates to questions of bioethics and scientific responsibility. You can go through the Starter Kit on your own – or even better, together with a friend.

What’s inside?

Reagents to cover your learning journey and your first experiments

  • Microtubes (2 mL)
  • PCR tubes (0.2 mL)
  • PCR Master Mix 
  • Primers
  • Agarose tablets
  • TBE buffer
  • DNA stain
  • 100 bp DNA Ladder
  • Variable micropipette (20uL)
  • Pipette tips

Step-by-step instructions online with easy to understand vocabulary

  • Learning community and support
  • Skype office-hours for 6 months

Note: Bento Lab is not included in the Starter Kit
The Starter Kit is primarily an add-on for Bento Lab. To use the Starter Kit, access to a mini-centrifuge, a PCR thermocycler, a gel electrophoresis unit and a blue-light transilluminator is required. Note that protocols and reagent quantities are optimised for Bento Lab, but may be adapted at the user’s own risk.