Archive for the ‘Biotechnology’ Category

All posts in Biotechnology category.

Incubator Presentations

August 10, 2017 | 9:24 pm

Congratulations Biotechnology students! Your ideas in incubator presentations were out-of-this-world!


Roboroach Activity

August 09, 2017 | 3:48 pm

Last night, our Biotechnology students attached electrodes to a cockroach’s head … in the name of science!

Find out more about this unique and exciting experiment for our students in the video below.

Northwestern University Prosthetics & Orthotics Center

August 08, 2017 | 5:24 pm

Our Biotechnology students got a first *foot* look at the Northwestern University Prosthetics & Orthotics Center in downtown Chicago this morning!

Hear from the Center’s presenters and our students on why prosthetics is one potential route for STEM-seeking majors in college (and beyond!) in the video below.

Laboratory Day #1

August 05, 2017 | 6:36 pm

Today our Biotechnology students began their BIOT Lab series at Roosevelt University lab facilities. The students will return to the same labs throughout their time here at NSLC and practice the real-life technical skills of a scientist!

More photos from the afternoon lab visit can be found here on Flickr.


Simpson Querrey Institute Visit

August 09, 2016 | 11:30 pm

Today the Biotechnology students visited Northwestern University’s Simpson Querrey Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine.

Prosthetics and Orthotics Center Visit

August 08, 2016 | 11:42 pm

Today the Biotechnology students had the opportunity to visit and learn more about all that Northwestern University’sĀ Prosthetics and Orthotics Center has to offer.

The Myoelectric Arm

August 07, 2016 | 11:57 pm


August 07, 2016 | 12:53 am

This evening the Biotechnology students performed neurosurgery on cockroaches. This will allow them to control the movement of the insects by providing stimulation through their antennas.

Guest Speaker, Dr. Matthew Glucksberg

August 05, 2016 | 6:21 pm

Biotech Expo

August 04, 2016 | 9:59 pm

This evening the Biotechnology students rotated to different stations where they experimented with burning gas emissions; milk and soap; and making bandaids.