BioMaker Credential Certification Program: Microbiological Culturing & Sterile Technique (Level 1)

Monday, January 22, 2024 at 10:00am to 12:00pm

Building 26, 26-033
60 VASSAR ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

This is a Level 1 Certification Credential in the Huang-Hobbs BioMaker Space Credential Certification Program. Open to all trained users in the "biomakerspace" training group, and those who have completed the required pre-requisites trainings with a sufficient level of proficiency. Email to be added to the training group and for additional information about this program. Limited to 20 participants. To register, please visit

Participants will review the basics of sterile technique and culturing microorganisms in a biological laboratory. Participants will learn use of ethanol and flame for sterilizing implements, working in a sterile air environment on the bench and in a biosafety cabinet, plating on selective and non-selective media, and inoculating liquid cultures.  Students will be assessed on proficiency.

Pre-Requisite Trainings: Pipette (Level 0), Lab Math (Level 0)

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School of Engineering (SoE), School of Science


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