Welcome to the DNA Learning Laboratory!
Students and public can now engage in unraveling the secrets of life at the DNA Learning Lab at Science Centre Singapore. This facility allows students (primary to pre-university levels) and public to keep pace with the DNA revolution and advances in the life sciences. So come along, learn and enjoy the experience!
Workshop fees indicated are for school bookings only
In addition to the DNA lab programmes offered at Science Centre Singapore, schools can also embark on the Amgen Biotech Experience offered by the DNA lab, in partnership with Amgen. For more information, visit our Amgen Biotech Experience for Beginners, Intermediate or Advanced pages.
Bookings by Singapore-based MOE schools:
Genetic Engineering and Experiential Learning workshops – please email firstname.lastname@example.org For all other classes, schools can book online.
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.
|Description: ||Have you ever wondered how a disease is detected? Why are some disease treatable while others are not? Ever been intrigued by how our immune systems miraculously work to keep foreign organism at bay? Join us in discovering the world of immunology and understanding vaccination through the use of a real-life diagnostic tool!|
|Objectives: ||1. Learn micropipetting techniques. |
2. Understand the role of memory B cells in secondary infection.
3. Understand antigen-antibody interaction and learn its application in disease detection.
4. Investigate and track whether a patient has been infected by bacteria through serum analysis.
5. Perform Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and explain the use of ELISA in disease diagnosis.
6. Understand and learn how ELISA can help in identifying vaccinated from unvaccinated patients.
7. Discuss how vaccination can control disease, benefits and risks of vaccination.
|Mode of Delivery : ||Practical lab session|
|Target Audience: ||Pre-U 1 to Pre-U 2|
|Group size: ||20 minimum, 40 maximum|
|Duration: ||2.5 hours|
|Time: ||9.30am – 12.00pm or 2.30pm – 5.00pm|
|Course Fee: ||$20.00 (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to non-member international schools based in Singapore)|
Beginner – This is suitable for students without prior knowledge of the subject
Intermediate – Some prior knowledge of the subject is required to better appreciate the content.
How to book 2019 programmes