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Let's get together for PCR and Pizza!

  • Jun 11, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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PCR (polymerase chain reaction) is one of the fundamental techniques of molecular biology, and a great way to get your hands wet in the lab. A few years ago, two NYC high school students became famous for using PCR and DNA barcoding to test their food, showing that local sushi restaurants were lying about their fish and expensive goat cheese was sometimes made of cow's milk. Do your Ikea meatballs contain horsemeat? Bring a sample and we'll show you how to test it! A fun night of pizza, beer, discussions and of course PCR.

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  • Ramona

    (5:32pm) GenSpace report on WNYC (93.9 FM) is about to go, right after the headline news

    1 · August 14, 2013

  • Wilhelm Joys A.

    Thanks a lot for hosting the event tonight! It was very interesting, and I learned a lot. I'll definitely be back next time I'm in the city. (c:

    June 12, 2013

  • Tyler H

    It was great meeting everyone tonight, I had some really good conversations and I'm looking forward to the next event.

    June 11, 2013

  • Ellen J.

    The easiest way to get to Genspace is to take the 2,3,4 or 5 train to Nevins Street. If you re coming from Manhattan we will be across Flatbush from the station. My cell number will be posted on the door. There is a big construction site next to us so the entrance is under scaffolding.

    1 · June 11, 2013

  • Ellen J.

    Wow, I'm really looking forward to meeting you all! The PCR machine will be ready...

    June 7, 2013

  • Tyler H

    I hope to make it for the start, I will be coming from work in NJ

    June 4, 2013

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