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DNA Extraction Workshop
Transcript of DNA Extraction Workshop
Clone Starter Kit
Genetic Engineering 101 Class
Sunday, 9 am
Your spit is full of cheek cells. Rub your cheeks to get more cells.
The SDS detergent in the soap
They split open, spill their contents (including DNA) into the tube
DNA is negatively charged,
so it is repelled from other DNA.
To get it to bunch up,
we add the positive ions in salt
the negative charge
The solution contains
that break down proteins.
This gets rid of some of the proteins
that were in your broken down cells.
Like pouring a layered shot...
Should I get a gene scan?
Should I get sequenced?
What about privacy?
How do I share with my doctor?
Probably not today...
Wait a bit (until 2014?)
Cancer (tumor sequencing)
My personal opinion...
drugs are the exception
more on it's way
in United States, as of May 21, 2009
Limits health insurers use of genetic information
What does GINA not affect?
Life, disability, or long-term-care insurance
Some small businesses, in some ways
Federal employees and military
Bring printed summary
Ask for "Shadow Record"
Still need to find someone
(or some company)
to help you interpret
all those As, Cs, Gs, Ts...
US and World
First step for:
DNA fingerprinting, genotyping,