2019 MUSH FEST & MUSHROOM CENTRAL
Registration Required !
10:00 - 12:00 BEGINNERS WORKSHOP (2 hrs)
Dr. ALAN & ARLEEN BESSETTE
1:00 - 2:00 "MUSHROOMS OF GEORGIA"
Dr. ALAN BESSETTE
1:00 p.m. PREPARATIONS FOR DNA PROCESSING:
Collect samples and make preparations.
Location: Under the portico behind the building .
2 p.m.- 3 p.m. MICROSCOPY WORKSHOP
30 minute talk, then hands-on microscopy workshop on scopes.
3:00 p.m. - DNA SEQUENCING WORKSHOP
1 hour lecture on DNA sequencing,
then live demo on how to process sequences and make phylogenetic trees .
DNA sequencing can take a long time depending on the number of samples:
- 2 hours for DNA extraction,
- 2 hours to run the PCR,
- 1 hour for electrophoresis
FYI: Alan R's classes will run consecutively with the assistance of other mycologists and while waiting for DNA sequencing results.
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (UMC)
30 Alabama Street. Turn right into the parking area behind the building.