Sydney Australia Laboratory Technicians' Masterclass

Sydney Australia Laboratory Technicians' Masterclass

Friday, May 24, 2019 -
8:30am to 2:30pm
The University of Sydney
Level 3 teaching laboratory, Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences Building
City Road
Camperdown NSW 2006

School laboratory technicians are invited to attend a free, part-day Amgen Biotech Experience Laboratory Technicians’ Master Class as a support program to the ABE in-school kit-lending program. This master class is suitable for lab technicians whose school is already engaged in the ABE program for 2019 (or 2020).

The class will be predominantly practical and aims to provide school laboratory technicians with the skills and knowledge to support teachers and students in preparing for, and conducting the Amgen Biotech Experience lab classes. Having the support of your school’s technical team can maximise the experience of the program.

Morning tea and a light lunch will be provided. 

To register, visit:

For more information, phone Eugenia on 0434070338 or email 

Labs covered: 

  • Laboratories 1.1 and 1.2: Micropipetting and Gel Electrophoresis
  • Laboratory 2A: Preparing to Verify the rfp Gene: Digesting the pARA-R Plasmid
  • Laboratory 4A: Verification of the Recombinant Plasmid Using Gel Electrophoresis
  • Laboratory 5A: Transforming Bacteria with the pARA-R Plasmid
  • PCR