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Virtual Plant Biotechnology and Genomics Laboratory
This software program immerses students in five different scenarios. In each case, students research and isolate a gene of interest, transform a virtual plant, and explore the controversial issues surrounding transgenic crops. In addition to gaining familiarity with equipment and techniques in the virtual lab, students are provided with topical readings, background information, and videos of researchers at work.

Grades 9-adult
Free; also available online

Barbara Soots
Department of Plant Pathology
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-6552
Fax: (530) 754-4410
E-mail: besoots@ucdavis.edu
Website: pbge.ucdavis.edu