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Laboratory Skills for Biology and Health

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Laboratory Skills for Biology and Health

An OpenSTEM laboratory school providing you with 18 hours of ‘hands on’ experience with several widely used molecular and microbiological techniques to investigate bacterial antibiotic resistance.  Techniques will include PCR, qPCR, agarose gel electrophoresis, bacterial plasmid transformation, micro-pipette handling, sterile working, serial dilution for bacterial enumeration and analysis of GFP expression. The laboratory protocols are designed to develop both good laboratory practice (GLP) and good microbiological practice (GMP).

To gain this badge, you must have successfully participated in all aspects of practical training/techniques at the OpenSTEM ‘Laboratory skills for biology and health’ Laboratory School (SS022), and demonstrated awareness of and working to relevant health and safety guidance.

Earn this Open University digital badge if you complete this course! The badge can be displayed, shared and downloaded as a marker of your achievement. The badge is awarded for successfully completing the laboratory school.

Laboratory Skills for Biology and Health

Earn this free Open University digital badge if you complete this course! The badge can be displayed, shared and downloaded as a marker of your achievement. The badge is awarded for completing the course and passing the quizzes.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

Learning outcomes are not appropriate to this project.

First Published: 05/04/2019

Updated: 08/04/2019

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