Diving into DNA Analysis at the DNA Learning Center


Baldwin High School's Medical and Health Sciences Academy students embarked on an enlightening “Leaving2Learn” journey to the DNA Learning Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

Guided by expert instructors, these medical professionals delved into the intricacies of genetic analysis through hands-on laboratory procedures. Using cutting-edge restriction analysis techniques and gel electrophoresis, the students explored the molecular intricacies of DNA samples.

The primary objective of this experience was to provide students with a firsthand understanding of the methodologies employed by researchers to analyze and identify unknown genetic material in laboratory settings. By engaging in these sophisticated laboratory techniques, students gained practical insights into the diagnostic and investigative processes essential to the field of medical research and practice.