We are often asked where to purchase the best lab equipment to teach the Small World Initiative. We are putting together a list of preferred vendors that offer quality equipment at competitive prices. Please see below for special offers exclusively available to Small World Initiative Partner Instructors. If you are a vendor who would like to make a special offer for our schools and would your products to be considered for our preferred list, please contact us.

miniPCR – DNA Tools for the Small World Initiative

miniPCR is proud to partner with the Small World Initiative (SWI) to bring fundamental DNA tools to schools teaching SWI and is offering special pricing to SWI Partner Instructors until December 31, 2017 (unless otherwise indicated). On top of that, miniPCR is making a direct in-kind donation to SWI for all purchases! 

SWI's Partner Lead, Nichole Broderick, had the chance to test and use miniPCR's DNA Discovery System at the instructor training she hosted at the University of Connecticut this summer and believes that these are great choices for SWI classrooms. Please see details below and direct inquiries to: email orders@minipcr.com / tel. +1-781-990-8727 (8PCR) / fax p.o. +1-888-317-0512.

The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and Gel Electrophoresis are indispensable tools in biomedical research, microbial phylogenetics, and many other fields of science. These tools can be too costly and complicated for use in educational settings. miniPCR has simplified this technology and offers affordable biotech tools that provide students with the opportunity to access DNA science technology regularly used in today's bioeconomy.

 

DNA Discovery System – $950 – Contains miniPCR thermal cycler, blueGel electrophoresis / illuminator, and Micropipette (2-20).

Teach key concepts in molecular biology, genetics, and biological engineering through hands-on labs.

the minipcr thermal cycler offers the same performance as models ten times its size and cost. Students can operate it through a user-friendly app compatible with laptops, smartphones, and tablets.

blueGel™ electrophoresis with built-in illuminator – Safe for classrooms. No Ethidium Bromide, UV, or high voltage. Uses up to 10x less reagents.

Students engage from start to finish – programming and monitoring DNA amplification, visualizing DNA, and analyzing data in real-time that can be shared by the entire classroom.

With blueGel™ electrophoresis system, students can visualize DNA in as little as 5 minutes.  

EZ PCR MASTER MIX – READY-TO–USE MIX TO GO STRAIGHT ON THE GEL, CONTAINS ALL THE REAGENTS NEEDED TO ADD JUST YOUR BACTERIAL COLONY AND PRIMERS.

EZ PCR MASTER MIX – READY-TO–USE MIX TO GO STRAIGHT ON THE GEL, CONTAINS ALL THE REAGENTS NEEDED TO ADD JUST YOUR BACTERIAL COLONY AND PRIMERS.

miniPCR Special Partner Pricing*

*Special offer for Small World Initiative Partner Instructors. Valid until December 31, 2017.