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Acids and Bases
Acids and Bases

A chemical species is an acid or base, depending on how it reacts in aqueous solution. According to the Brønsted-Lowry definition, an acid (HA) is...

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...

Biosafety Simulation
Biosafety Simulation

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Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are an essential part of a diet because they provide energy to the body. Most people are familiar with carbohydrates, especially when...

Cell Culture Basics
Cell Culture Basics

Cell culture refers to the removal of cells from an animal or plant and their subsequent growth in a favorable artificial environment. That is why ...

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...

ChIP-exo
ChIP-exo

In the ChIP-exo simulation, you will perform the chromatin immunoprecipitation with exonuclease treatment (ChIP-exo) protocol in order to get a DNA...

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

Sugar, also called glucose, is an important energy source for the human body. In order to use that energy, the body needs the hormone insulin. In d...

Embryology
Embryology

Embryology provides evidence of relatedness between now widely divergent groups of organisms. Mutational tweaking in the embryo can have such magni...

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

Equilibrium describes the state of a reversible reaction, in which the forward and backward reaction happen at equal rates. In this state, the conc...

Eutrophication
Eutrophication

In this lab you act as an environmental investigator whose mission is to solve the massive fish kill mystery. In the Marine Biology Lab you have al...

Evolution Simulation
Evolution Simulation

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

Fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS) is a specialized type of flow cytometry. It provides a method for sorting a heterogeneous mixture of cel...

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

Flow injection analysis (FIA) is based on the injection of a liquid sample into a moving, nonsegmented continuous carrier stream of a suitable liqu...

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

The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition is a worldwide synthetic biology competition that was initially aimed at underg...

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

Macromolecules are very large molecules created by the polymerization of small units called monomers. Most of the macromolecules are present in eve...

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

Multiplex automated genome engineering (MAGE) is a recombinant engineering tool for large-scale programming and accelerated evolution of cells. Bef...

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

Cystic fibrosis is a type of monogenic disorder caused by a mutation in both copies of the CFTR gene (Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Reg...

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

Regeneration is the process of renewal, restoration, and regrowth of tissues, organisms or whole ecosystems. Every species can regenerate. The degr...

Smooth Muscle
Smooth Muscle

Muscle is one of the most abundant tissues in animals and humans. It is composed by cells with the ability to contract and therefore provide a part...

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

Titration, also known as titrimetry, is a common laboratory method of quantitative chemical analysis that is used to determine the unknown concentr...

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...

Viral Gene Therapy
Viral Gene Therapy

Does using viruses as a form of therapy sound like science fiction to you? You’d be surprised, but it’s an uprising technique to deliver functi...

Wastewater Treatment
Wastewater 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...