Wolbachia Project


  • Below is a link to a webquest on the Wolbachia Project.


http://serc.carleton.edu/microbelife/k12/microbes_within/introduction.html




  • Links for Insect Identification Lab


  • On-line Key to Insect Identification
http://www.earthlife.net/insects/orders-key.html

  • Links for DNA Extraction Lab



  • links for PCR Lab



  • Links for Gel Electrophoresis Lab


  • Links for Bioinformatics Lab




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Wolbachia!
Wolbachia could stop the transmission of Dengue from mosquitos to humans! That means it might be able to do the same for West nile and I don't know maybe MALARIA!! I actually don't know but maybe...
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v476/n7361/full/nature10355.html

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Yet another Wolbachia link! This one has some basic information to explain what it is and what it does.
http://eliminatedengue.com/en/FAQ.aspx?PageContentID=339

  • Here is a video showing the Polymerase Chain Reaction or PCR.





  • Here is the video that reviews the use of micropipettes for the gel electrophoresis lab.