Introduction to Biotechnology

This site is dedicated to the dissimination of basic information concerning the science of biotechnology.  It is my hope that you will gain some insight about this rapidly evolving branch of the biological sciences and use this site often both for its content and as a portal to more information. This site was designed by Karl J. Roberts, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology at Prince George's Community College.

General Information

Syllabus: Requirements, grading scale, and tentative lecture and laboratory schedules.

Course Objectives: The complete set of lecture and laboratory objectives for
                            Introduction to Biotechnology at P.G.C.C.


Using Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) Analysis to Examine Phylogenetic Distance Among Different Plant Species.

Detection of Alu by PCR

DNA Fingerprinting:  A Forensic Simulation

Minitube Immunoblot

Biotechnology Links

Stanford University Biotechnology Protocols
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
National Agriculture Library Biotechnology Resource
An Agricultural and Environmental Biotechnology Annotated Dictionary
Access Excellence
PCR Protocols