2015 IMPACT U – Environmental Science & Biotechnology Camp

Join Asbury professors for five days of hands-on learning, using math modeling and science to make an impact solving issues like disease and hunger that are often encountered on world mission fields!

Camp Dates:
Monday – Friday  June 15 – 19th, 2015 Camps

Cost:
The camp is $360 per person, and includes food, lodging, and all expenses.

What You Can Expect:

  • Conduct DNA fingerprinting on your own DNA
  • Collect and identify many aquatic invertebrates; take home your own collection
  • Examine genetically modified fish using molecular techniques to observe the foreign gene
  • Identify and collect many reptiles and amphibians while studying basic herpetology
  • Go Electrofishing and explore many of the 272 species of fish living in Kentucky
  • Learn about water chemistry and how human activity affects water quality parameters and aquatic organisms
  • Use environmental DNA detection and identification of captured organisms based on differences in their genomic DNA sequences

 

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