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Everything You Need To Know About PCR With Dr. Eric Yager
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Everything You Need To Know About PCR With Dr. Eric Yager

Everything You Need To Know About PCR With Dr. Eric Yager
Video

Everything You Need To Know About PCR With Dr. Eric Yager

If you had not heard of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s likely that you are very familiar with it now. You may have even had a PCR test. So how does it work and how can it be used to detect infectious pathogens like SARS-CoV-2?


For this Teach Me in 10 video, we’re joined by Dr. Eric Yager, director of the Pre-Pharmacy Program and associate professor at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Dr. Yager provides a clear and concise 10-minute overview of how a PCR experiment is performed. 


Learn more about PCR by checking out Technology Networks' resources: 

An Introduction to PCR

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Molly Campbell
Molly Campbell
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