Events Menu

Restriction Analysis (Grades 9-12)

Register/more info

Registration in advance through Eventbrite is required | $25


Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

+ iCal export   + Add to Google Calendar


Grades 9–12

The DNA restriction analysis experiment demonstrates that DNA can be precisely manipulated and that it behaves as predicted by the Watson-Crick structure. In this lab, restriction enzymes—the scissors of molecular biology—are used to digest DNA from the bacteriophage lambda. Agarose gel electrophoresis will allow for visualization of the results.

This lab is required by the College Board as part of the Genetics and Information Transfer unit in AP Biology, and the technique is also introduced in the Biotechnology unit of the NYS Regents Living Environment course.

Seats are limited to 8 students per class and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Parents will receive an email prior to registered programs with instructions for drop off and daily health surveys.

The DNALC is committed to providing a safe place for hands-on science. Depending on prevailing circumstances and CDC and New York State Health Department guidelines, our COVID-19 Safety Net provides for distanced workstations, individual equipment, daily health surveys and temperature monitoring, and weekly COVID-19 testing of instructors.

View the current DNALC COVID-19 Safety Net procedures.

Check out our Summer Programs!


DNA Learning Center
334 Main Street
Cold Spring Harbor, New York 11724
United States



    Register/more info

    Registration in advance through Eventbrite is required | $25