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Bellevue University

1000 Galvin Road South, Bellevue, NE 68005
yns.nebraska.edu/camps/hs-viruses-and-bacteria

June 11, 2021 - 8:30am to 4:30pm

Explore

Opportunity to collect soil samples from a local tallgrass prairie site
Learn bioinformatics approaches to analyze microbial meta-genomics sequencing data
Analyze how the immune system recognizes and responds to viruses

Investigate

Purify DNA from soil samples and measure the quality of purified DNA
Run Illumnia Next Generation Sequencing and interpret results
Set up experiments to stimulate cells with molecules that might be found in viruses and measure luciferase activity

Enjoy

Experience field excursions with modern laboratory techniques
Meet new friends in the metropolitan area
Learn about STEM career paths in biology

Commuter ONLY camp.  

Who's Eligible?

Open to students entering 9th-12th grades.  

Camp Fee

Camp fee is $50. Financial scholarships are available!

Applications

Space is limited to 24 campers.

Camp Schedule

Monday-Friday

8:30AM - 4:30PM

BYOL - Bring your own lunch