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Acids and Bases
Acids and Bases

Acids and bases are all around you. In this simulation, you will learn the basics of acids and bases. You will get your hands on some very corrosiv...

Animal Genetics
Animal Genetics

The Animal Genetics Lab guides the student in learning about Mendelian inheritance and how a mutation in the DNA can give rise to an altered phenot...

Antibodies
Antibodies

In this lab, you will learn about the concepts of antibodies and antigens. You will also understand the ABO and Rhesus blood grouping systems and t...

Bacterial Isolation
Bacterial Isolation

In the Bacterial Isolation simulation, you will investigate the cause of a contamination of poultry meat by a dangerous bacteria strain that is res...

Biological Circuit
Biological Circuit

The Biological Circuit Lab is the continuation of the Synthetic Biology Lab. In this Lab, you will improve the design of the previous biological ci...

Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates

A scientific paper states that carbohydrate loading can improve the performance of endurance cyclists. Your goal is to learn how carbohydrates are ...

Cell culture basics
Cell culture basics

In the Cell Culture Basics Simulation, you will use the aseptic technique to culture mammalian cells. You will perform a cell passage and freeze so...

Cell Culture Basics - Transfection
Cell Culture Basics - Transfection

In the Cell Culture basics – Transfection simulation you will transfect a melanoma cell line using a lipid-based reagent in order to overexpress ...

Cellular Respiration
Cellular Respiration

The Cellular Respiration Lab covers the main pathways of glucose metabolism and energy use. The storyline starts with a contract for the student by...

Chemistry Safety
Chemistry Safety

In the Chemistry Safety Simulation you are on a mission to produce sustainable biodiesel. You will learn all the safety measures necessary for a ch...

Confocal Microscopy
Confocal Microscopy

In this simulation, you will learn about the benefits of using a confocal microscope over other optical imaging techniques. You will have a close l...

Crime Scene Investigation
Crime Scene Investigation

Investigating the crime scene, the student collects blood samples in hopes that the murderer has left traces of DNA. After sampling, the student ac...

Cytogenetics
Cytogenetics

Students begin this lab in an ultrasound examination room where a young mother-to-be receives an abnormal ultrasound result. Students must find the...

Diabetes
Diabetes

In this lab, you will learn the basics about type II diabetes. You will be trained on how to measure your own blood sugar levels and how to give yo...

Embryology
Embryology

In the Embryology simulation, you will perform experiments with the chicken and mouse model organisms. You will observe embryos in different develo...

Enzyme Kinetics
Enzyme Kinetics

In the Enzyme Kinetics Lab, students learn how substrates are converted into products by catalysis. Additionally, students learn about the kinetics...

Equilibrium
Equilibrium

In the Equilibrium Simulation, you will help a famous scientist to prevent a global famine. You will learn how to influence and predict the directi...

Eutrophication
Eutrophication

In the Marine Biology Lab you’ve found that the low oxygen in the water was causing the suffocation of the fish. Looking for more data you’ll a...

Evolution
Evolution

You will start the lab by identifying an unknown sea creature that was washed ashore in Cambodia in 2013. By sequencing its DNA, you can compare it...

FACS
FACS

In the Fluorescence-automated Cell Sorting (FACS) Simulation, you will learn the basics of flow cytometry and how to use a flow cytometer with fluo...

Fermentation
Fermentation

Fermentation technology can be used to produce valuable biological compounds in large quantities. For instance, most antibiotics are produced using...

Flow Injection Analysis
Flow Injection Analysis

In the Flow Injection Analysis (FIA) Simulation you will learn about the scientific innovation process and the flow injection analysis machine and ...

Gene Expression
Gene Expression

To study obesity you will collect a fat sample from lean and obese pigs and extract the RNA using the phenol-chlorophorm method. You will isolate...

Gene Regulation
Gene Regulation

The Gene Regulation Lab development is based on the Nobel Prize in Physiology 2012 case study. In this lab, students will learn about gene expressi...

Genetically Engineered Machine
Genetically Engineered Machine

In this simulation you will join an iGEM team to design a biosensor that can sense biofilm forming bacteria. You will combine two BioBrick parts an...

Hematology
Hematology

Not only vampires are obsessed with blood. Haematologists love blood as well! In this simulation, you will join a biomedical diagnostics lab and le...

Homogenization
Homogenization

Dairy products are very common in your daily life, but what are the processes needed to manufacture them from raw milk? In the Homogenization simul...

HPLC
HPLC

In the first part of the exercise, students explore the HPLC machine. They can open various parts of the machine and learn about the different comp...

Introduction to Food Macromolecule
Introduction to Food Macromolecule

In this simulation, you will help your friend get a healthy diet. You will investigate the types of macromolecules found in food. By performing a s...

Introductory Lab
Introductory Lab

In this experiment students will learn about acids and bases as well as proper risk evaluation in the laboratory. They will mix acid/base with wate...

Invertebrate Model System
Invertebrate Model System

A patient with a deformed head is examined at the hospital. You are asked by the doctors to find the genetic defect responsible for this rare condi...

Ionic and Covalent Bonds
Ionic and Covalent Bonds

Atomic bonding! Learn about how atoms hook up and help a friend to analyze two mysterious substances he got from an alchemist to cure his migraine....

Lab Safety
Lab Safety

In this simulation you will learn everything you need to know to survive your first day in the laboratory.

The lab that you are going to ent...

Light and Polarization
Light and Polarization

Light is everywhere around us. It helps us see and keeps us warm. Light is a collection of photons that behave both like particles and waves. In th...

MAGE
MAGE

In the Multiplex Automated Genome Engineering (MAGE) Simulation, you will learn how to edit the genome of Escherichia coli in order to enh...

Mammalian Transient Protein Expression
Mammalian Transient Protein Expression

In the Mammalian Transient Protein Simulation, you will use the ExpiCHO expression system to perform a transient protein production in ExpiCHO-S ce...

Marine Biology
Marine Biology

You begin the investigation of a massive fish kill by collecting water and fish samples. After taking the sample from the field you have to go back...

Medical Genetics
Medical Genetics

In the Medical Genetics Lab, students learn about Mendelian genetics, linkage analysis and finding the defected gene in a family with hereditary br...

Meiosis
Meiosis

Identify the main characteristics of male and female gametes: the sperm and ovum. You will use the light microscope for gametes identification. Dur...

Mendelian Inheritance
Mendelian Inheritance

In this simulation you will get to know the principles of Mendelian inheritance. You will learn how Mendel’s postulates can be applied in order t...

Microscopy
Microscopy

Students learn how to operate a light microscope and understand the mechanisms behind. They are presented with chicken intestinal slides that have ...

Mitosis
Mitosis

Watch an animation and dive into a mammalian cell to learn about eukaryotic DNA packaging. You will perform a series of microscope examination, lig...

Molecular Cloning
Molecular Cloning

Molecular cloning is one of the techniques that has laid the foundation for modern biotechnology. The technique was first used in the 1980′s and ...

Monogenic Disorders
Monogenic Disorders

In this lab, you will learn about the monogenic disorder Cystic Fibrosis and its inheritance from one generation to the next. You will also underst...

Next Generation Sequencing
Next Generation Sequencing

In the NGS Simulation students obtain a hair sample from an ancient Greenland man, extract his DNA, and perform DNA sequencing. The NGS technology ...

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

In this lab, you will learn how to use NMR to characterize binding events between proteins and ligands. You will perform NMR experiments and interp...

Pasteurization and Sterilization
Pasteurization and Sterilization

In the Pasteurization and Sterilization lab, you will help Adam, an organic farmer, to increase the shelf life of his peach juice. Together with Ma...

Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis uses the energy in sunlight to produce the chemical energy needed for life. This virtual lab focuses on the light reaction of photos...

Plant Transcriptomics
Plant Transcriptomics

In the Plant Transcriptomics Simulation, you will embark on a mission to identify the metabolic pathway that produces an antimalarial compound in a...

Pluripotent Stem Cell Culture
Pluripotent Stem Cell Culture

In the Pluripotent Stem Cell Culture Simulation, you will culture and expand pluripotent stem cells (PSCs) using a feeder-free system. You will als...

Protein Denaturation
Protein Denaturation

Welcome to the Protein Denaturation Simulation. Here you will learn the different ways to denature proteins and their relation to food science. You...

Protein Synthesis
Protein Synthesis

In the first mission, students will learn the difference about protein synthesis in prokaryote (using E. coli) and eukaryote (using CHO cells). The...

Regeneration Biology
Regeneration Biology

In the Regeneration Biology simulation, you will study regeneration in different vertebrates. Amputate the limb of a salamander and observe how the...

Smooth Muscle
Smooth Muscle

In the Smooth Muscle Simulation, you will learn the basics of smooth muscle contraction to help you understand why your digestive process has been ...

Synthetic Biology
Synthetic Biology

Use the specific microRNA profile of cancer cells to design an apoptotic biological circuit that is only activated in cancer cells. You are the onl...

Tissue Engineering
Tissue Engineering

In the Tissue engineering simulation, you will help a sports physician repair athletes’ damaged articular cartilage. During your quest, you will ...

Titration
Titration

In this lab, you will perform an acid-alkali titration. You will have a beaker full of acid with unknown concentration. You only have the alkali an...

USER
USER

In this simulation, you will understand the principles of the Uracil-excision based cloning. You will design specific primers, perform the PCR, and...

Waste Water Treatment
Waste Water Treatment

In this simulation, you will study the treatment of urban wastewater. You will learn how to optimize the treatment process so that the cleaned wate...