DNA Learning Center West

With a variety of programs, campers will be enthralled by the scientific world
while learning everything there is to know about molecular biology and DNA. The DNALC genetics laboratory experience includes a variety of hands-on experiments such as extracting DNA from harmless bacteria, using enzymes to make cheese and apple juice, and more. Activities include learning about the structure and function of the cell, constructing 3-D DNA models, observing mutations in fruit flies using stereo-microscopes, genetically engineering bacteria to become antibiotic resistant, analyzing and comparing human DNA samples, and much more!  

Contact Info
Address: 5 Delaware Dr., Ste. 5, Lake Success, NY 11042. Tel: 516-719-1296. Fax: 516-719-1209. Email: dnalcwest@cshl.edu. Website: dnalc.org. Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 10AM-4PM. 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 5-12th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Varies.