UNCG Molecular Core Lab

Our Work

“Oooh, it’s freezing!” at Science Everywhere

At UNCG’s Science Everywhere festival, the Molecular Core Lab used liquid nitrogen to show kids what happens when things get VERY cold. Science Everywhere is an official NC Science Festival event, hosted by UNCG’s RISE Network. April 16, 2016, was the second year UNCG participated in the festival, and attendance tripled this year. Learn more […]


Detection of programmed cell death in maize

1/2015 – current Detection of programmed cell death in maize leaves For Dr. Paul Williams, USDA


Training on Drosophila lines

1/2016 -4/2016 Trained researcher from A&T State University to propagate Drosophila lines and to make specific genetic crosses between lines


Comparing expression levels using qRT-PCR

1/6/2016 – 1/29/2016 Comparison of expression levels of a gene in multiple samples using qRT-PCR For Dr. Ethan Taylor, Department of Chemistry


Undergraduate research project

2/2015 – 12/2015 Undergraduate research project under the supervision of Dr. Henrich Funded by Department of Biology, ORED, and the Undergraduate Research and Creativity Award (URCA) program


qPCR Workshop Sept 2015

The UNCG qPCR workshop is a two-day workshop that explores the principles behind real-time qPCR and gives participants hands-on experience. The workshop is for students who want to learn qPCR, for students already using qPCR who want greater understanding of the process and improved troubleshooting skills, and for students seeking a competitive edge in applying […]


DNA extraction from buccal swabs and SNP analysis

6/2015 – 8/2015 DNA extraction from buccal swabs and SNP analysis For Dr. Jennifer Etnier, Kinesiology


DNA extraction and SNP genotyping

12/2012 – 8/2015 DNA extraction and SNP genotyping For Dr.Jennifer Etnier, Kinesiology


Selection of aptamers targeting progesterone

1/2014 – 6/2015 Selection of aptamers targeting progesterone using X-Aptamer technology For Dr. Marinella Sandros, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering.


Grad student training – Western blotting

10/2015 – 03/2015 Graduate student training on Western blotting and detection protocol For Dr. Gregory Raner, Department of Chemistry