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The redesigned and upgraded MiniOne Electrophoresis System is sure making waves in the world of biotech education. We are pleased to report that ABE (Amgen Biotech Experience) educators are impressed with the advancements, especially the...read more
Since the release of the classic MiniOne Electrophoresis System, we’ve reached out to teachers around the globe to get their reactions to our DNA separation hardware, consumables, and labs. Their responses have been overwhelmingly positive, but they’ve also provided...read more
MiniOne Summer Adventures: Demonstrating DNA Separation and Amplification at AP Biology Summer Institute Workshops
From the west coast to the eastern seaboard - MiniOne has been turning heads at APSI workshops nationwide! Ah, summer. The season of barbecues, beach days, and enriching your AP Biology course curriculum. Across the United States, our most passionate and diligent...read more
We’re leaving on a jet-plane…to Denver for ASMCUE 2017! The MiniOne Systems team is so excited to reconvene with old friends and new at another meeting of the nation’s best undergraduate microbiology educators. We had a fantastic time sharing the MiniOne...read more
We are pleased to announce the two lucky winners of our ASMCUE 2016 Focus Group contest: Dr. Aimee Hollander of Nicholls State University and Dr. Jaclyn Madden of Harford Community College. Congratulations to the both of you! We offered two prizes: a MiniOne...read more
Looking at a sample of purple dye, how can you know if it is really purple? Could it be a mixture of blue and red dyes? Electrophoresis is a technique used in many areas of science to analyze and separate samples by applying a constant electric field across a...read more
The best way to test a hypothesis is through controlled, systematic, and reproducible experiments. Proper experimental design is critical for obtaining usable, reliable, and applicable data. There are two important components to be considered: variables and controls....read more
Results are in and we would like say CONGRATULATIONS! to ASHG DNA Day Essay Contest winners This year’s ASHG DNA Day Essay contest boasts submissions from 44 states and 23 foreign countries. This contest challenges students to examine, question, and reflect on...read more
On this day April 25 in 1953, James D. Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind Franklin and their colleagues published the first article that described the double-helix DNA structure in the scientific journal Nature. This short, one page article titled,...read more
Tuesday, March 1st 2016 Rachel Tenenbaum, a La Jolla High School science teacher in the Biomedical Pathways Program, part of Project Lead The Way (PLTW), teamed up with The MiniOne to increase student engagement while reducing prep time and saving resources in a...read more
An inquiry-based lab incorporating hypothesis testing, experimental design, and data analysis Give students the complete hands-on experience of running a molecular biology investigation from beginning to end while engaging them with a scenario based on a real-world...read more
Running the MiniOne Gel Electrophoresis at Home by Su-Lin, DIY Bio Home Enthusiast The MiniOne system is a very convenient to use system for Gel Electrophoresis experiments at home. It contains everything you pretty much need to run the gel, and leaves you to focus...read more
Complete lab kits for hands-on learning.