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    Engineering Summer Academy at Penn: Biotechnology

    Engineering Summer Academy at Penn: Biotechnology


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Bio Technology
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Career Clusters: Health Science, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Biotechnology is a growing and exciting field that uses techniques borne from genetic engineering. In this course, students will learn about the fundamentals of molecular biology and a chance to carry out molecular cloning experiments in the lab.

    Students will also have a chance to work on a group research proposal in order to tackle a current problem in biotechnology. They will also attend a journal club to discuss recent journal article, as well as listen to Penn faculty discuss current research and areas related to biotechnology.