Getting WISEr with Bioinformatics -1/4

The virtual Waksman Institute Summer Experience is a wonderful learning opportunity where we learned how to isolate and analyze the DNA fragments of the duckweed plant using reverse transcriptase, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), gel electrophoresis etc. and bioinformatics tools like BLAST, GenBank etc. These are my notes from the program. Part 1 of 4.