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Self Cloning (AKA Genetic Modification for beginners)


Thursday, August 30, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (BST)

Self Cloning (AKA Genetic Modification for beginners)

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Self-cloning is a super simple form of genetic modification which involves recreating the behaviour of naturally occurring bacteria in a (DIY!) laboratory environment using contemporary microbiology techniques. We'll be running through the Transformer protocol from the NCBE on the night, modifying K12 lab-grade e.coli to express the enzyme lactase and turn their living environment blue!

NB. We recommend you bring something that could pass as proper lab attire.

Have questions about Self Cloning (AKA Genetic Modification for beginners)? Contact MadLab

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44 Edge Street
44 Edge St
M4 Manchester
United Kingdom

Thursday, August 30, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (BST)

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Manchester Digital Laboratory (MadLab) is a grassroots innovation organisation, based in Manchester UK. Our primary areas of focus are science and technology; arts and culture.


We support a diverse range of communities and activities – from monthly meetups and courses through to public experimentation with new & emerging technologies, and collaborating with others to deliver new, interesting and exciting projects.


Our courses are learning for doers. Every one of our courses, whether it's electronics or coding, writing or making, is powered by the same magic. Bring your curiosity and a little bit of imagination, and we'll amaze you with what you can do!


Our main base of operations is a three-storey, 3000 square foot Industrial Revolution-era former weavers’ cottage centrally located in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. We are less than ten minutes walk from Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria train stations, and just two minutes walk from the Arndale Shopping Centre. For directions, please see our website: http://madlab.org.uk/find-us/

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