University of Vermont

Ant Camp 2012

Weekly Schedule of Activities

Monday
8:30. Welcome and intro to UVM
9:30 - 12:00 Intro to genetics and inheritance, DNA extraction pt. 1
12:00 - 1:00 lunch
1:00 - 1:45 DNA extraction part 2
2:00 - 3:30 check-in at St. Mikes
4:00 - 5:00 movie: Search for Huntington's Gene
5:00 - 6:00 dinner
Evening: bowling

Tuesday
8:30 - 12:00 lab work: PCR and microsatellite genotyping
12:00 - 1:00 lunch
1:00 - 4:45 trip to Molly Bog
4:45 - 5:30 dinner

Wednesday
8:30 - 12:00 Ant identification/preparation of samples for sequencing/discussion: how genes change
12:00 - 1:00 lunch
1:00 - 2:00 tour of Vermont Cancer Center
2:00 - 4:30 analysis of microsatellite data part 1
5:00 - 6:00 dinner
Evening: movie - Antz

Thursday
8:30 - 10:30 analysis of microsatellite data part 2
10:30 - 12:00 movie: PBS ancestry special
12:00 - 1:00 lunch
1:00 - 4:30 sequencing analysis part 1
Evening: BBQ with Streams group

Friday
8:30 - 10:30 sequencing analysis part 2: phylogenetic reconstruction
11:00 - 12:00 school challenge project planning session
12:00 - 1:00 lunch
1:00 - 3:30 school challenge materials preparation
4:00 Ben and Jerry's for wrap-up ice cream

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