Science Centre Singapore, KidsSTOP™ and Omni-Theatre are closed on 7, 14 Oct 2019.

Temporary Closure at KidsSTOP™ Tinkering Room and the Crank in Built Environment (Crane) exhibit due to repair works.

Dear Guests, please note that KidsSTOP™ is FULLY BOOKED for the Afternoon Session on 4 Oct 2019.

Description:Human insulin is the first known genetically engineered drug developed through the process of genetic engineering. Since then, numerous other genetically engineered drugs have been successfully produced and used for a variety of treatments. Come join us and learn advanced techniques of genetic engineering such as blue-white screening and the concept of lac operon, and be amazed at how scientists engineer such marvels to help mankind! 
Objectives:1. Learn the general structure of bacteria and importance of plasmid
2. Define genetic engineering and recombinant DNA cloning
3. Perform an experiment on recombinant DNA cloning which involves:
         a. Bacteria transformation
         b. Selection of transformed bacteria using blue/white screening
4. Understand the application of lac operon in scientific research
Mode of Delivery:Practical lab session
Target Audience:Pre-U1 to Pre- U2 (Biology background is required)
Group size:20 minimum, 40 maximum
Duration:3 hours
Time:9.30am or 2.30pm
Course Fee:$13.00 (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to non-member international schools based i 

How to book 2019 programmes


Private school, Overseas school and Corporate group bookings

The listed course fees apply only to local MOE schools. Private schools, Overseas schools and all Corporate groups (including locally based corporate groups) can contact Corporate Sales to place their bookings. Kindly note that an additional charge applies per pax on top of the listed course fees, as well as admission rates.

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